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Has Drax axed it's biomass plan?

Has Drax axed it's biomass plan?

9:43am 20th February 2010

There's reports Drax plans to suspend it's plans to begin burning biomass materials alongside coal.

Despite 80 million being invested in co-firing technology at it's plant in North Yorkshire, it now apparently doesn't plan to use it.

We're told the Government’s subsidy for using biomass materials was not large enough to make it competitive with coal.

It's a major blow to the Government's plans to hit their carbon reduction targets.

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Howard and Byrne Solicitors, York - Criminal Defence Specialists