Drax Group

Drax owns and operates the Drax Power Station, the UK’s largest coal-fired power station based in North Yorkshire. The group’s main activity is operating the station and the trading of electricity produced.

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Drax Power Station, The Future Of Coal

Energy generator Drax said today it will stop burning coal in 2021, ahead of the government’s 2025 deadline. This was

February 27, 2020
Drax will not bid for capacity market contracts for its proposed new gas power plant in North Yorkshire until the outcome of a legal challenge against the project is known.

Drax will not bid for capacity market contracts for its proposed new gas power plant in North Yorkshire until the

February 3, 2020
An environmental law charity has launched a High Court challenge against business secretary Andrea Leadsom's decision to approve a new gas power plant in North Yorkshire.

An environmental law charity has launched a High Court challenge against business secretary Andrea Leadsom’s decision to approve a new

January 30, 2020
Drax aims to be world's first carbon negative company by 2030

Drax, the UK power generation company, will this morning become the world’s first company to announce its ambition to become

December 10, 2019

The UK’s coal plants face losses of £629m in 2019, according to a new report released this morning by Carbon

October 24, 2019

Drax Group has completed its £702m takeover of power plants from Scottish Power as the company moves towards ending its

January 2, 2019

Shares in power station firm Drax Group leapt up by almost 10 per cent yesterday, after the company swung back

July 28, 2015

Ofgem has hit Drax, the operator of the UK's largest coal-fired power plant, and Intergen, which operates three power stations

November 28, 2014

Power producer Drax’s share price plummeted yesterday after it lost an appeal against the government’s decision to exclude one of

August 8, 2014

Three business heavyweights were yesterday hired as non-executive directors on the court of the Bank of England, the Treasury has announced. Controversial Experian

July 21, 2014

DRAX Group made the biggest losses on the FTSE 250 yesterday, after launching legal proceedings against the government’s decision to

April 23, 2014

If the government wants to display a credible case for investment in renewables, then today was a definite step in

April 23, 2014

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