Drax Starts Bioenergy Carbon Capture And Storage Agro
Britain's drax <drx.l> has started a pilot project to capture and store carbon dioxide emissions at its biomass plant, the first of its kind in europe, drax said on monday. Capture technologies. we began to pilot the first bioenergy carbon capture and storage (beccs) project of its kind in europe at drax power station in october 2018. the pilot project with c capture technology captured its first carbon at the uk’s largest renewable power station in early 2019. It puts britain at the forefront of the race to develop beccs and could enable drax to become the world’s first carbon negative power station; the commissioning of an innovative bioenergy carbon capture and storage (beccs) pilot plant at drax power station has started with the first carbon dioxide expected to be captured in the coming weeks. Drax has announced that it is to pilot the first bioenergy carbon capture storage (beccs) project of its kind in europe, which, if successful, could make the renewable electricity produced at its north yorkshire power station carbon negative. About drax. 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.
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The first carbon dioxide has been captured using c capture technology at drax power station in their innovative bioenergy carbon capture and storage (beccs) pilot this moves britain further ahead in the race to develop beccs technologies – essential in the fight against climate change. Drax power station is already trialling europe’s first bioenergy carbon capture and storage (beccs) project. this combination of sustainable biomass with carbon capture technology could remove and capture more than 16 million tonnes of co 2 a year and put drax power station at the centre of wider decarbonisation efforts across the region as. In december 2019 drax announced an ambition to become a carbon negative company by 2030 using bioenergy carbon capture and storage and the group remains focused on its biomass strategy. in january 2021 drax completed the sale of its combined cycle gas generation (ccgt) assets and in march 2021 ends commercial coal generation.
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