Jonathan Kini, Drax Retail CEO
Drax Group steps into EV market with new service offering

The power plant owner will lease clean cars, provide EV charging infrastructure and software and supply renewable electricity to power the chargers

Carbon dioxide emissions
BP, Drax, Shell and Tata Steel join UK carbon capture Advisory Group

They will provide advice on the potential incentives and regulations needed for the development of a new CCUS market in Britain

Drax wins approval for £90m gas peaking plant

The open cycle gas turbine plant will have a total capacity of 299MW

Drax becomes ‘world’s first’ bioenergy plant to capture carbon

The £400k pilot is using C-Capture’s innovative technology to capture a tonne of CO2 a day from the gases produced when power is generated using biomass

BP, Drax and IP Group back C-Capture with £3.5m funding

It will use the cash to further develop its technology, which removes carbon emissions from power stations and cement, steel and aluminium facilities

Drax completes £702m deal with Iberdrola

The firm has bought the Spanish Energy company’s portfolio of flexible, low carbon and renewable assets

Picture of Drax Power Station with emissions in North Yorkshire
Drax starts pilot of Europe’s first bioenergy CCS project

It will capture a tonne of CO2 a day from the gases produced when power is generated using biomass at Drax Power Station

Environmental lawyers object Drax’s proposed 3.6GW gas plant

ClientEarth argues the project, if given the go-ahead, ‘will risk locking in high carbon energy on the grid until 2050’

UK renewables capacity overtakes fossil fuels for first time

The total renewable capacity on the grid has tripled over the last five years, standing at 42GW

Drax learns the nuts and bolts of new robot tech

It could help manage the hundreds of train movements each month and reduce the time needed to check-in fuel deliveries by up to six hours a day