Enviromental Stewardship

Through continuous improvements and advanced technologies, the Coal Fired Complex aspires to be unmatched in meeting governmental standards for environmental  controls.   A sulfur dioxide scrubber and precipitators help minimize any emissions.

Under leadership of CEO Kevin Easley, GRDA established the Office of Ecosystems Management with the goal of insuring that we always meet our responsibilities as good caretakers of the natural resources under our control.

The GRDA’s dedication to environmental stewardship and providing low cost, reliable electrical power guides our decision making every day.  For the future, GRDA is preparing and planning to meet all new environmental requirements.

Fly and bottom ash collected from coal combustion is shipped off in trucks and recycled for beneficial purposes such as making concrete and highway road beds among other items

The facility is a sanctuary for thousands of waterfowl and other wildlife.