A quick update today, following news yesterday from CS Energy about a 17-day delay to the expected return to service of Callide C3, following repairs to the collapsed cooling tower.
AER announced today (and CS Energy confirmed) that a fine had been issued, and paid, for ‘allegedly operating a generating system without regulatory approval’ – with respect to the Callide C units on 24th May 2021 (i.e. the day before the explosion – but I believe unrelated to the explosion).
AFR and the Australian (and elsewhere?) there are reports of the co-owner of Callide C (with CS Energy) being placed in voluntary administration.