Tree Planting Ceremony Aberthaw Power Station
Aberthaw power station has secured its future through the implementation of a new multi-million pound environmental project.
The flue Gas Desulphurisation (FGD) scheme aims to cut sulphur dioxide emissions at the plant by 95 percent.
The project , which will cost £100 million pounds, was officiallyy started by the Minister for Enterprise, Innovation and networks at the national Assembly, Andrew Davies AM.
He commendedd the work of the power station in interrogatingg the scheme.
This is good news for Welsh Consumers, for the local environmentt, and for Wales in general.
The scheme falls under the large Combustion directive, Which comes into effect in 2008, the new technology uses seawater to convertsulfurr dioxide to sodium sulphate and calcium sulphate, which occur naturally in the sea.
Powerstaion manager Clive Smith said that 'This marks an important phase in the FGD project, which has safeguared the life of the power station for the foreseeable future. It shows that Aberthaw is at the forefront of the latest Technology.
Andew Davies Planted a tree to mark the environmental significane of the occasion.
We all them had some Lunch which the Power station prepared in house.