Eraring Energy is committed to managing its operations in an environmentally responsible manner and maintaining a system of continual improvement.
A number of threatened and regionally significant plants native to areas surrounding Eraring Power Station are featured on this page. Here, you will find photographs and details about light preference, bloom time and more. The list will expand as more native plants are identified through Eraring Energy’s environmental initiatives, making it an ideal reference for local gardeners.
Eraring Energy's Environmental Policy
Eraring Energy has developed an Environmental Policy that specifically relates to environmental management of Eraring Energy. The policy conforms to the requirements of AS/NZS ISO 14001:2004.
This series of PDFs outlines Eraring Energy's work, in a number of key areas, to care for the environment in which we operate.
This section provides facts on how cooling water is drawn from the environment. It also describes how the flow and temperature are monitored and controlled before the water is returned to Lake Macquarie.
Facts and Information on Eraring Energy's Land Management
This section describes how Eraring Energy minimises the risk of bush fires, and manages the protection of native flora and fauna on its site.
Terrestrial (Land) Fauna
A total of 169 fauna species have been identified on Eraring Power Station land, from surveys conducted by environmental consultants prior to and including 2007, and by the Hunter Bird Observers Club in 2005.