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Drax Announces Siemens Turbine Upgrades At UK Plant

In a bid to improve the efficiency of its biomass generating units Drax has signed a £40 million ($44.9 million) contract with Siemens for turbine upgrades. Drax operates the UK’s biggest power station, near Selby in Yorkshire. As part of a massive decarbonization project, Drax is converting the facility and its associated supply chain infrastructure […]

Drax To Withdraw, But Project Continues

From: Wood Bioenergy Staff Drax announced that while it remained committed to fulfilling its current work on a Carbon Capture & Storage (CCS) feasibility and technology development project (FEED), it would not be investing further and will withdraw as a partner of Capture Power Ltd, the developer of the White Rose CCS project at the […]

Drax Group Wins Appeal On Subsidy Eligibility Of Biomass Conversion

Drax Group Plc said a decision by the U.K. government not to award one of its biomass conversion units a guaranteed power price had been overturned. A High Court judge said the move by the Department of Energy and Climate Change must be quashed and reconsidered, Drax said in a statement from its headquarters in […]

Drax Gets $163 Million From U.K. To Switch To Wood From Coal

Drax Group Plc received 100 million pounds ($163 million) from Britain’s Green Investment Bank to fund its $1 billion plan to convert the nation’s biggest coal- fired power plant to burn wood pellets. The GIB is providing the amortizing term loan alongside Prudential Plc and the M&G U.K. Companies Financing Fund, which committed equivalent funding […]


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