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

Drax in talks to buy ScottishPower’s assets

It includes a portfolio of pumped storage, hydro and gas-fired generation plants

Green groups call for no gas subsidies at Drax

A total of 64 environmental organisations have said the government should not encourage the burning of gas at the plant

Drax flicks switch on fourth biomass unit in Yorkshire

It plans to replace its remaining two coal units with gas-fired power generation and battery storage

Drax power plant could stop your beer going flat

Carbon dioxide emissions from the facility could soon be captured and used to put the fizz in beer

Drax and Siemens ink £40m deal for biomass turbine upgrades

The work will start in 2019 and take three years to complete

Drax announces £400k bioenergy carbon capture and storage trial

It aims to mix its greenhouse gas emissions with a solvent to collect and store carbon dioxide

Drax hit with a double environmental protest

Protestors claim biomass can be as bad as or worse for the environment than coal and say it shouldn’t be classed as renewable energy