Drax has announced that it has put its investment programme into the bioenergy with carbon capture and storage (BECCS) project at Drax Power Station on hold.
Ukraine is expecting to add around 300 MW of new wind capacity in 2023 and export renewable electricity to the EU, despite difficult conditions resulting from Russia’s illegal full-scale invasion, according to the country’s State Enterprise Guaranteed Buyer.
Drax has submitted plans for two large-scale bioenergy with carbon capture and storage (BECCS) units at its Selby power station in Yorkshire, UK.
Korea Western Power has announced that it will develop a system to recycle biogas from livestock waste and sewage into fuel cells.
eRex, a biomass power plant operator in Japan, is in the process of purchasing four coal-fired plants to refit them to burn biomass.
Drax and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Engineering (MHI) have agreed a long-term contract for Drax to use MHI’s carbon capture technology, the Advanced KM CDR process.
The UK government’s decision to end the Non-Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (NDRHI) at the end of March has left manufacturers without a financially viable green alternative to generate heat for many crucial industrial processes. This will force many businesses to seek out cheaper, non-renewable sources of energy to power their processes. Luke Worrall, Business Development Manager at biomass installation specialist NerG, explains why this move will harm the UK’s efforts to reach net zero carbon emissions by 2050 unless policy gaps are addressed.