Drax To End Coal Generation At North Yorkshire Power Plant
Drax has announced it will end coal generation at its power station in north yorkshire next year, four years ahead of the national 2025 deadline to phase out the use of the polluting fossil fuel. Energy company drax is to stop burning coal at its north yorkshire power station once one of western europe's biggest polluters from march 2021. Having converted a number of its generation units to biomass in recent years, the company is now pursuing an ambition to become carbon negative by 2030 read more?… drax to end coal generation at north yorkshire power plant in 2021 on vimeo. In february last year, drax announced it would close its two remaining coal units by march 2021. all coal fired power generation has to end in the uk by 2025. Drax plans to focus on burning wood pellets, after decades as one of the uk’s biggest coal plant operators. it has promised to end its commercial sales of coal fired electricity from next month.
Drax Cutting Coal Ahead Of Schedule Future Power
British electrical power generation company drax group is set to end coal fired electricity generation at its power station in north yorkshire from march next year. the company’s decision comes in advance of the 2025 deadline set by the uk government. Last year, drax announced plans to end commercial coal generation at its coal fired power station in north yorkshire in 2021 ahead of the uk's 2025 deadline. following a review of operations and discussions with national grid, ofgem and the uk government, drax has decided to move its commercial closure of coal generation to march 2021. Drax to stop using coal well ahead of uk’s deadline march 18, 2020 march 15, 2020 stuart mitchell almost 50 years of coal fired electricity generation at drax power station is expected to come to an end in march 2021 – marking a major milestone in the company’s world leading ambition to become carbon negative by 2030.
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