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Here you’ll find the latest Drax Group press releases, a comprehensive media library, as well as informative resources. For more information, contact the media team. Our Annual Report and Regulatory News Announcements can be found in Investors.

Media contacts
Jessica GortonAli Lewis
Press OfficerHead of News
+44 1757 612848+44 1757 612165
jessica.gorton@drax.comali.lewis@drax.com
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Press releases

15 November 2017 - Britain enters top ten low carbon power league

18 October 2017 - Drax generates £1.7bn and supports over 18,500 jobs in the UK

12 October 2017 - Drax Group CEO Dorothy Thompson responds UK government’s Clean Growth Strategy

12 October 2017 - Drax Power CEO Andy Koss responds to National Grid's Winter Outlook Report 2017/18

09 October 2017 - Drax collaborates with academics to meet the UK’s changing energy needs

29 September 2017 - Drax Power CEO Andy Koss says innovation could transform the region’s energy sector, as Northern Powerhouse Partnership releases ‘Prime Capabilities’ report

21 September 2017 - Drax Power CEO Andy Koss comments on report finding the North of England generates £91 billion for UK bioeconomy

13 September 2017 - Drax starts planning process for battery storage and gas options on site

17 August 2017 - Emissions from electric vehicles fall by two thirds thanks to greener electricity generation

28 July 2017 - CEO Dorothy Thompson comments on Forest2Market report showing increasing demand for wood fibre leads to forest growth

27 July 2017 - Powering the Northern Powerhouse

24 July 2017 - Exciting Government initiative will unlock innovation, according to Drax Group CEO

14 July 2017 - York pupils ride into first place in £10,000 schools STEM challenge

07 July 2017 - Parkinson Lane Primary are 2017 Drax Cup champions

13 June 2017 – Carlton pupils attend pop-up Drax virtual tour

11 May 2017 – Seasonal deployment – powering the clean energy revolution whatever the weather

06 Mar 2017 – Fun science in the woods for families

09 Feb 2017 – Power sector’s carbon emissions at 60-year low as coal generation falls dramatically

Drax Group plc announcements

Selected Drax Group plc announcements to the London Stock exchange including financial results and director changes. For a comprehensive feed of all RNS items published since 2005 visit Investors.

27 October 2017 - Appointment of Interim Chief Financial Officer

21 September 2017 - Will Gardiner to succeed Dorothy Thompson as Chief Executive of Drax Group

19 July 2017 - Directorate change – appointment of new non-executive director

19 July 2017 - Half year results for the six months ended 30 June 2017

15 June 2017 - Capital Markets Event and Trading Update

26 April 2017 - Completion of Acquisition of Louisiana Pellets

21 April 2017 - Pricing of offering of senior secured notes due 2022

13 April 2017 - AGM Statement

10 March 2017 - Mailing of Annual Report to Shareholders

16 February 2017 - Preliminary results for the 12 months ended 31 December 2016

10 February 2017 - Completion of the acquisition of Opus Energy Group Limited

Resources
  • Joint letter to the Chancellor on the importance of carbon pricing for a competitive, productive and sustainable UK economy

  • Oxford Economics - Economic Impact of Drax in the UK 2016

  • Review of Chatham House Report: Woody Biomass for Power and Heat - Impacts on the Global Climate

  • Imperial consultants - Electric insights quarterly [Q2 2017]

  • Imperial Consultants – Electric Insights Quarterly [Q1 2017]

  • Imperial Consultants – Electric Insights Quarterly [Q4 2016]

  • Imperial Consultants – Electric Insights Quarterly [Q3 2016]

  • The Biomass Story

  • Oxford Economics - Economic Impact of Drax in the UK 2015

  • NERA Imperial - Renewable Subsidies and Whole System Costs [Feb 2016]