Drax Group

Drax and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Sign Pioneering Deal Towards Delivery of the World's Largest Negative Emissions Project

Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 9:12am

TOKYO, June 10, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - Drax Group and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Engineering, Ltd., part of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Group, have agreed a long-term contract for Drax to use its carbon capture technology, the Advanced KM CDR processTM, in what would be the largest deployment of negative emissions in power generation anywhere in the world.

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  • TOKYO, June 10, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - Drax Group and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Engineering, Ltd., part of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Group, have agreed a long-term contract for Drax to use its carbon capture technology, the Advanced KM CDR processTM, in what would be the largest deployment of negative emissions in power generation anywhere in the world.
  • Drax is already the largest decarbonisation project in Europe, having converted its power station to use sustainable biomass instead of coal, reducing its emissions by more than 85%.
  • By deploying BECCS technology, Drax aims to go further - becoming carbon negative by 2030.
  • Drax is the first company to sign a contract to deploy carbon capture technology at scale in the UK.

Bechtel and Drax partner to explore global opportunities for new build Bioenergy with Carbon Capture and Storage (BECCS)

Friday, June 4, 2021 - 3:02pm

Bechtel, a world leader in engineering, construction and project management has entered into a strategic partnership with renewable energy company Drax, to explore options and locations to construct new Bioenergy with Carbon Capture and Storage (BECCS) plants globally.

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  • Bechtel, a world leader in engineering, construction and project management has entered into a strategic partnership with renewable energy company Drax, to explore options and locations to construct new Bioenergy with Carbon Capture and Storage (BECCS) plants globally.
  • By deploying BECCs' vital negative emissions technology, Drax aims to go further, by becoming a carbon negative company by 2030.
  • Drax Group's purpose is to enable a zero carbon, lower cost energy future and in 2019 announced a world-leading ambition to be carbon negative by 2030, using Bioenergy with Carbon Capture and Storage (BECCS) technology.
  • It is also where Drax is piloting the ground-breaking negative emissions technology BECCS within its CCUS (Carbon Capture Utilisation and Storage) Incubation Area.

Drax Group deploys Solace to improve its IT infrastructure

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 9:00am

Drax needed a unified, real-time view of its data to maximise the efficiency and the environmental footprint of its supply chain and energy production.

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  • Drax needed a unified, real-time view of its data to maximise the efficiency and the environmental footprint of its supply chain and energy production.
  • Solace is a key element of Drax's Data and Integration Hubs, which allow easy access to data sources, wherever they are.
  • With this capability, Solace will help Drax to dynamically manage demand fluctuations, storage, and energy delivery across the UK.
  • Mark Leonard, Director of IT at Drax Group, said: "Having efficient IT infrastructure is key to delivering our purpose of enabling a zero carbon, lower cost energy future for our business customers.

Drax to Acquire Pinnacle Renewable Energy – a Major Canada-Based International Supplier of Sustainable Biomass Fuel

Monday, February 8, 2021 - 1:00pm

The acquisition brings together Drax, which owns the worlds largest sustainable biomass power station in the UK, with Pinnacle, one of the leading global producers of high-quality compressed wood pellets.

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  • The acquisition brings together Drax, which owns the worlds largest sustainable biomass power station in the UK, with Pinnacle, one of the leading global producers of high-quality compressed wood pellets.
  • This Canadian-UK combination will be positioned as the worlds leading sustainable biomass supply and power generation business.
  • Drax is the largest decarbonisation project in Europe having converted the UKs biggest coal-fired power station to use sustainable biomass, delivering carbon savings of more than 80%.
  • As the UKs biggest single-site renewable electricity generator, Drax produces enough renewable electricity for four million homes.

Biomass Power Generation Market 2019-2023 | Growing Need for Cleaner Energy Supply to Boost Growth | Technavio

Monday, February 17, 2020 - 12:30pm

Our biomass power generation market report covers the following areas:

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  • Our biomass power generation market report covers the following areas:
    This study identifies adoption of biomass in fuel cell technology as one of the prime reasons driving the biomass power generation market growth during the next few years.
  • Biomass Power Generation Market 2019-2023: Vendor Analysis
    We provide a detailed analysis of around 25 vendors operating in the biomass power generation market, including some of the vendors such as Acciona SA, Ameresco Inc., ANDRITZ AG, Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises Inc., Drax Group Plc, E.ON SE, ENGIE SA, General Electric Co., John Wood Group, Plc.
  • Backed with competitive intelligence and benchmarking, our research reports on the biomass power generation market are designed to provide entry support, customer profile and M&As as well as go-to-market strategy support.
  • Biomass Power Generation Market 2019-2023: Key Highlights
    Technavio is a leading global technology research and advisory company.

Inawisdom Announce Successful Partnership with Renewable Powerhouse, Drax Group

Friday, May 10, 2019 - 1:16pm

Inawisdom is delighted to announce its partnership with Drax Group which is harnessing incredible results for the B2B renewable electricity supplier.

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  • Inawisdom is delighted to announce its partnership with Drax Group which is harnessing incredible results for the B2B renewable electricity supplier.
  • Drax Group partnered with Inawisdom to deploy state-of-the-art Artificial Intelligence across its data and has since been able to provide a much higher standard of customer service.
  • Our relationship with Drax Group has been a success story from the start, said Neil Miles , CEO and co-founder of Inawisdom.
  • Our partnership with Inawisdom and AWS has enabled us to draw insight and intelligence from our data, which was previously too complex to see, reported Bjoern Reinke, Smart Director from Drax Group.