Harnessing the power of nature at Hafod Y llan

In the mountains of Snowdonia, the first large turbine generating power from water for the National Trust has sparked into life. The hydro-electric plant now generates enough energy to light up all the National Trust’s properties in Wales. The power produced will be sold the Trust’s energy partner and green electricity supplier Good Energy. To find out more about how this modern marvel was created without damaging the fragile beauty of a National Park, watch this video. And for more information about the National Trust’s plans to halve reliance on fossil fuels by 2020 go to: