Llanberis - Power Plant Proposalby Elfyn Jones - BMC Nov/2012
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Gwynedd Council has received a planning application from a company called "The Quarry Battery Company" for a new hydro-electric pumped storage power station at the site of the old Glynrhonwy slate quarries which are located in the lower Llanberis valley directly above Llyn Padarn (seen in the upper right of the photo above). The quarries contain the iconic and very first climbing route to be done on slate - the route Gideon first climbed back in 1964.
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