Drax completes acquisition of Canadian biomass pellet producer

The acquisition is forecast to help the company’s annual operational capacity reach 4.9 million tonnes of sustainable biomass pellets from 2022

What is Vehicle to Grid charging?

Sales of petrol and diesel vehicles will be phased out after 2030.

Underwater cable being laid
National Grid to consult on Scotland to Yorkshire energy link

The project will bring renewable energy from Scotland under the North Sea to Drax in North Yorkshire

Drax welcomes innovative heat pump optimisation opportunity to flexibility portfolio

Drax is excited to announce the optimisation of a commercial 380kWh ground source heat pump at a farm in south east Scotland.

Emissions from electricity fell 16% in 2020

A new report suggests the UK must deploy a range of new clean technologies to hit climate targets

4 things most people don’t know about their energy contract

The last 12 months have been turbulent. Many organisations have faced unprecedented uncertainty, with a return to business as usual still out of sight.

Drax to buy Canadian biomass supplier for £422m

The acquisition is expected to more than double Drax’s biomass production capacity

Picture of Drax Power Station with emissions in North Yorkshire
Court rejects appeal against building ‘Europe’s largest’ gas plant in Yorkshire

Green charity ClientEarth tried to overturn Secretary of State’s approval for Drax to convert its coal-fired units to gas

Drax launches initiative to improve green skills for one million people

Its ‘Mobilising a Million’ programme aims to boost the ‘social mobility’ of people and improve their employability

Drax reaches agreement to sell gas assets for £193m

The British power producer plans to use the proceeds from the sale to develop its biomass business