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BEIS building coated in paint by activists protesting Drax

BEIS building coated in paint by activists protesting Drax: An environmental campaign group covered the government building in orange paint as one of the the protests against energy firm Drax. This happened 2 weeks following Extinction Rebellion‘s campaigners gluing themselves to the same building’s walls. The protest is part of a sequence of other actions…
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BECCS project with a new £40 million investment

BECCS project with a new £40 million investment: Drax prepares the BECCS project with a new £40 million investment. Drax announced today a new £40 million investment that will allow the company to move forward with the development of what is billed as the nation’s biggest carbon capture project. The funds will be used to…
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To become home to Europe’s Largest Battery is Teeside

To become home to Europe’s Largest Battery is Teeside: Wilton International, Teesside’s industrial cluster in North Yorkshire, will soon be home to Europe’s largest battery project. This comes on the heels of an announcement by Sembcorp Energy UK (SEUK) to construct a 360MW energy storage system at the Teesside site. Wilton International has readily available…
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EDF to close final coal plant in September 2022

EDF to close final coal plant in September 2022: EDF has now affirmed it will shut down its West Burton A coal plant in September 2022 which happens to be 2 years ahead of the government’s target date for coal-fired power. The plant in North Yorkshire is EDF’s only remaining coal-fired power station & is…
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