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Drax & MHI join forces in carbon capture tech contract

Drax & MHI join forces in carbon capture tech contract: Drax Group & Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Engineering, on behalf of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI), have both signed a carbon capture cooperation deal. Drax plans to set up the MHI technology located at its biomass-fired power plant not far from Selby, North Yorkshire. The company using…
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Drax to build bioenergy with CCS plants

Drax to build bioenergy with CCS plants: In 2024 Drax are planning to build their first two bioenergy with carbon capture and storage (BECCS) units. The technology is predicted to capture and store up to eight million tonnes of carbon dioxide a year and is claimed to be carbon negative. Before deploying this technology the…
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Wood pellets burned linked to forest degradation

Wood pellets burned linked to forest degradation : Wood pellet use by Drax Plc in Yorkshire, together with bioenergy demand from other countries in Europe, is driving intensive clearcutting in protected forests in Estonia and Latvia, a new report reveals. Hidden inside a wood pellet: intensive logging impacts in Estonian and Latvian forests,[1] published by…
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Hydroelectric power station in hollow Scottish mountain

A pumped-storage hydroelectric power station in a Scottish hollow mountain has started providing support services, making the British grid greener. Drax Group and the National Grid Electricity System Operator (ESO) in a new partnership came together and produced the outcome, which is expected to save consumers up to £128 million over six years. Cruachan Power…
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New biomass CCS pilot by Drax and MHI

New biomass CCS pilot by Drax and MHI: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Engineering part of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Group (MHI) and Drax Group,  have agreed on new pilot project at Drax Power Station for bioenergy with carbon capture and storage (BECCS), which is scheduled to get underway this autumn. Implementing BECCS at Drax could deliver a…
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