Welcome to Aberthaw Power Station

Coal fired and biomass

In line with the Government's renewable energy obligation which came into effect in April 2002, Aberthaw Power Station currently co-fires a range of biomass materials to replace some of the coal burned.

Visit Aberthaw power station to find out more about npower's electricity generation and commitment to renewable energy.

Opening Times:
Monday to Friday (excluding Bank holidays) by prior arrangement only. Tours last between 1.5-2 hours.

Admission Charge:
Free

Suitable for:
Children aged 11 years and upwards. Please note that all visits must have a ratio of 1 adult to 10 children. There is a maximum of 15-20 people per tour.

Contents of Tour:
Tours can be conducted in English or Welsh and can be tailored to suit the school's needs.

The tour includes the showing of a 'Welcome to Aberthaw Power Station' video, a guided walk around the power station and main control room and copies of Aberthaw Power Station's information brochure.

By prior arrangement and with assistance from our on-site specialists, the visit can also focus on the environment and nature conservation with students 'pond dipping' in Aberthaw's 'Lagoon' area.

For children aged under 11, in-school presentations can be arranged in either English or Welsh.

As part of our commitment to safety, Personal Protective Equipment will be provided and must be worn during the site tour.

Image of Aberthaw power station.

Contact details
Power Station
Visits Co-ordinator
RWE Generation UK
Aberthaw Power Station
Aberthaw
Barry
Vale of Glamorgan
CF62 4ZW

Telephone:
01446 750271 Ext 2557

Fax:
01446 750844

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