Field Trip – Dolgarrog Power Station

Field Trip of Dolgarrog Power Station

Date: Thursday, 16th January 2014

Presentation and tour of Hydro Electric Power Station by RWE Npower Renewables Engineers entitled ‘Renewable Energy an Hydro Electric Future’.

The trip will consist of the following elements :

  • An overview of the RWE Npower Renewables Hydro UK business .  Outlining the type size and number of Hydro Electric stations in Wales, England and Scotland.  Exploring in more detail the history of Dolgarrog Power Station and its wider infrastructure of reservoirs, leats and pipelines since 1907 and on into the future.  
  • A tour of the Power Station building containing 4 turbines and generators, the Hydro UK control room and a compact visitors centre where we have display items and examples of typical hydro turbines.As places on the tour are limited to 20, allocations will be made on a first come, first served basis.  Therefore please email to be placed on the list.  Those who have their places confirmed can meet at the Admin building reception 6.00pm on Thursday, 16th January 2014.  As visitors, no specific PPE will be required.  Please note, only those on the list will be admitted.
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