A Cape Town tagged image from photographer – DanieVDM as published on Flickr.
Athlone Power Station, Cape Town
Image by DanieVDM
This coal fired electrical generating plant has been out of operation for a few years now. It has long been a feature of the Cape Town landscape. It is planned to be demolished in the future to make way for a new development. During all the power outages in 2006 this station was sorely needed, but the time it would have taken to rail the coal down and get it commissioned again would have taken too long.
Published at www.industcards.com/st-coal-south-africa.htm (also has interesting stats on this power station) and at redgreenandblue.org/2008/08/21/colorado-to-ditch-two-coal….