Eraring, which supplies 25 pct of NSW's total power, has had a historical emissions intensity of 0.92 tonnes of CO2e perMWh. Brown coal-fired power stations typically have emission intensity levels of between 1.2 and 1.3 tonnes of CO2e per MWh.
Origin's announcement follows on the National Australia Bank's announced intention to drop thermal coal from its investment portfolio. (Source: Origin Energy, Sydney Morning Herald, 14 Dec., 2017)
(Contact: Origin Energy, Frank Calabria, CEO, www.originenergy.com.au
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