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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Electricity company Drax could continue operating its power plants beyond their planned closure next year to aid energy supply. The

September 23, 2021
Power generator Drax this morning said that it would hike its interim dividend a tenth after getting back into profit in the first half of the year.

Power generator Drax this morning said that it would hike its interim dividend a tenth after getting back into profit

July 29, 2021
Drax Group has today announced a long-term deal to use Mitsubishi Heavy Industries's (MHI) carbon capture technology as it seeks to make its UK plant emissions negative by 2030.

Drax Group has today announced a long-term deal to use Mitsubishi Heavy Industries’s (MHI) carbon capture technology as it seeks to

June 10, 2021

London’s FTSE 100 closed higher this afternoon after posting its second straight weekly drop, as oil majors provided the biggest

May 24, 2021
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.

UK to have just one coal-burning plant as EDF eyes West Burton closure

March 22, 2021

British power generator Drax has abandoned plans for new gas-fired power plants as it strives to become carbon negative by

February 25, 2021
Energy giants SSE and Equinor will join forces to build two new low-emission power stations on Humberside, continuing the recent stream of investment into the north-east.

British power company Drax will buy major Canadian biomass fuel producer Pinnacle for £226m, as it prepares for the closure

February 8, 2021
Boris Johnson Launches UN Climate Change Conference To Be Held Later This Year

Tackling climate change requires global collaboration. As a UK-US sustainable energy company, with communities on both sides of the Atlantic,

January 29, 2021
Energy giants SSE and Equinor will join forces to build two new low-emission power stations on Humberside, continuing the recent stream of investment into the north-east.

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

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