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Can carbon capture take the UK beyond net zero?

The story of how carbon removal can transform industries and help prevent climate change

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The UK is the leader the world needs to tackle climate change

Five years since the Paris Agreement was signed, UK climate action can help the rest of the world meet its net zero commitments, says Drax CEO Will Gardiner

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From Yorkshire, for the world.

Our cutting-edge carbon removal technologies will help the UK, and the world, hit net zero

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Balancing the Grid - Inertia

An important rule in keeping the electricity grid stable

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UK tops global decarbonisation league amid renewable revolution

The UK’s electricity grid has decarbonised at a faster rate than other countries in the last decade – with emissions falling twice as quickly as in any other major economy, a new report has found

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Sale of gas assets for £193.3 million and trading update

Drax is pleased to announce that it has reached agreement for the sale of Drax Generation Enterprise Limited (“DGEL”), which holds four Combined Cycle Gas Turbine (“CCGT”) power stations, to VPI Holding Limited (“VPI”) for consideration of £193.3 million, subject to customary adjustments

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The US South’s biomass sourcing areas analysed

Five catchment area analyses of wood pellet mills in our sustainable biomass supply chain show robust evidence of healthy forests

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Will Gardiner responds to the Scottish Government’s Climate Plan

Drax Group CEO says pumped storage is ‘critical’ to Scotland’s climate ambitions

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Drax donates essential supplies to support York’s homeless

Drax Power Station has donated hundreds of items of bedding and towels to local homeless shelter Changing Lives York.

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Energy white paper “recognises negative emissions and sustainable biomass as a vital technology to achieve net zero” – Drax Group CEO

Will Gardiner responds to ‘Energy white paper: Powering our net zero future’

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Drax CEO says 6th Carbon Budget reinforces need for negative emissions to achieve net zero

Will Gardiner comments on the Climate Change Committee’s advice to UK and devolved governments

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Committing to a net zero power system as part of COP26

Letter to the Prime Minister, Chancellor, COP26 President and Minister for Energy and Clean Growth, from Drax, BP, National Grid ESO, Shell and SSE

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A net zero UK will be good for people and the planet

From our work to our health, a zero carbon economy offers opportunities for society, says Drax CEO Will Gardiner

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What is renewable energy?

Renewable energy is produced from a resource that is infinite or can be replenished on a human timescale, such as the sun, wind, water or sustainably managed forests

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Inertia: the shock absorbers keeping the grid stable

Newton’s third law of motion has more to do with keeping the electricity grid stable than you might think

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Doncaster apprentice wins two top prizes at Drax awards

Drax’s long-running apprenticeship scheme is part of its commitment to STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) education, ensuring the workforce across the region has the skills needed to support a post-Covid economic recovery

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Burns Lake and Houston pellet plant catchment area analysis

Biomass has had a critical role in helping local communities and the forest industry respond to natural disasters, in this primarily State owned and managed, stable forest area in Canada. The Drax Forestry team assesses the evidence

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