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17 of our most-read stories, press releases and stock market announcements from 2020.

The UK needs negative emissions from BECCS to reach net zero – here’s why

Why experts think bioenergy with carbon capture and storage will be an essential part of the energy system.

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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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Why spin a turbine without generating power?

Synchronous condensers could hold the answers to the inertia shortfall.

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Drax workers’ blue light support for NHS

Employees at the UK’s largest power station showed their support and appreciation for the heroic efforts of those within the NHS during the Covid-19 crisis in April by turning one of Drax’s cooling towers blue, when the UK came together to ‘Clap for Carers’.

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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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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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5 projects proving carbon capture is a reality

From capture methods to storage and use across three continents, these companies are showing promising results for CCUS.

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Drax’s largest biomass shipment arrives at the UK’s biggest biomass handling facility

In March, Associated British Ports (ABP) and Drax received and unloaded the largest shipment of sustainable biomass, which arrived at the Port of Immingham in the UK’s Humber region, marking an important milestone for the port and the energy company.

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What is biomass?

Everything you need to know about biomass and biomass energy.

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Negative emissions pioneer Drax and leading global carbon capture company – Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Group – announce new BECCS pilot

New bioenergy with carbon capture, use and storage (BECCS) pilot project at Drax Power Station got underway this autumn.

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Responsibility, wellbeing and trust during the COVID-19 outbreak

As the world came to terms with the effects of Coronavirus, Group CEO Will Gardiner explained how Drax and its employees are working hard to ensure the country is supplied with the power it needs.

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How do you store CO2 and what happens to it when you do?

The science of safely and permanently putting carbon in the ground.

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Drax to stop using coal well ahead of UK’s deadline

Almost 50 years of coal-fired electricity generation at Drax Power Station is expected to come to an end in March 2021.

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Drax begins ‘world-first’ power system stability contract with National Grid ESO

Drax Group’s iconic Cruachan Power Station, a hydroelectric pumped storage plant built inside a hollowed-out mountain, begun supplying critical system support services to keep Britain’s power system secure.

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Half year results for the six months ended 30 June 2020

Robust performance, delivering for stakeholders, progressing biomass strategy.

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It’s time to look to the North

We all want the UK's recovery to be a green recovery – one which benefits the North, along with the whole of the country.

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Negative emissions pioneer Drax announces new CCUS projects during Energy Minister’s visit

Negative emissions pioneer, Drax Group is continuing to develop ground-breaking carbon capture technologies through new partnerships and pilot projects, putting UK businesses at the forefront of efforts to tackle the climate crisis.

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