Plans for £10m pellet plant in East Yorkshire

Plans to build a £10 million pellet plant in East Yorkshire have been announced. Believed to be the first of its kind in the UK, Y Pellets expects the facility to “revolutionise supply” to the nation’s biomass energy market. Once up and running next year, the plant to be developed at Goole 36 in East […]

Protest against “Drax The Destroyer” biomass plans

Campaigners today criticised Drax’s plans to convert half its power stations to biomass by demonstrating outside the energy generator’s annual general meeting in London. Loudly chanting slogans, the protestors held up banners reading “Drax the Destroyer” and “Big Biomass Greenwash not Renewable Energy”. They said they wanted to highlight the impacts of biomass such as increased deforestation, […]