Our businesses - Drax

Our businesses

Our businesses are dedicated to enabling a zero carbon, lower cost energy future.

We operate in three core areas:

Power generation and system services

  • Drax Power Station

    The UK’s largest renewable power station
  • Cruachan Power Station

    Pumped hydro storage plant in The Hollow Mountain
  • Hydro-electric schemes

    Eight run-of-river hydro power stations
  • Gas power stations

    Four combined cycle gas turbine (CCGT) plants

Biomass production

  • Daldowie Fuel Plant

    Sludge pellet manufacturing
  • Drax Biomass

    Manufacturer of compressed wood pellets produced from sustainably managed working forests

B2B Energy supply and electrification solutions

Drax is the biggest supplier of renewable electricity to businesses by annual consumption, through Haven Power and Opus Energy.

Haven Power

Business electricity specialist Haven Power is based in Ipswich, Suffolk. It supplies and manages electricity for large industrial and commercial sector customers, as well as small businesses. Haven Power can supply 100% renewable electricity, sourced from Drax Power Station.

Haven Power’s first-class customer service was recognised when it was named ‘Supplier of the Year’ at the 2016 Energy Awards.

Opus Energy

Opus Energy is based in Oxford, Northampton and Cardiff. It supplies electricity and gas to businesses. Opus Energy has partnerships with over 2,300 independent UK renewable energy generators, providing a market for excess power from energy sources such as wind, solar, hydro and anaerobic digestion.

It was awarded Utilities Provider of the Year 2017 at the British Small Business Awards.

Electrification for business

Drax Electrification for Business

The Drax Electric Vehicles and Drax Electric Assets teams energise businesses and organisations by making electrification straightforward and hassle-free.

Electrification can save you money and reduce carbon emissions.