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Nant Power Station - The power station: interior

Nant Power Station sign


The access tunnel opens into the brightly-lit machine hall, which is, it has to be said, a little tatty, and showing its age in places - this station is due for refurbishment.

Nant power station - Interior

Photo: Nant power station - Interior
Photo by: Mike Ross


Looking back up the access tunnel. Switchgear and controls to either side, access tunnel curves away towards the surface.

Nant power station - entrance to machine hall

Photo:Nant power station - access tunnel opens into machine hall
Photo by: Mike Ross


Looking past the generator, the stair to the turbine floor can be seen, and beyond that the excavation at the rear of the station where the dewatering and cooling pumps and systems are located.

Nant power station - Interior

Photo: Nant power station - Interior
Photo by: Mike Ross


From a similar point of view, looking down.

Nant power station - Interior

Photo: Nant power station - Interior
Photo by: Mike Ross


Another view looking down the stairway, the MIV behind.

Nant power station - MIV

Photo: Nant power station - MIV
Photo by: Mike Ross


...and the turbine floor. Turbine guide vane actuators are below the covers surrounding the base of the shaft.

Nant power station - turbine floor

Photo: Nant power station - turbine floor
Photo by: Mike Ross



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