Drax Group CEO responds to Ofgem action plan on decarbonisation - Drax

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Drax Group CEO responds to Ofgem action plan on decarbonisation

Will Gardiner comments on ‘Ofgem Decarbonisation Programme – Action Plan’

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“This action plan places decarbonisation at its heart and sets out positive steps towards a modern network which can support a just transition to net-zero. Alongside investment in the network, the UK will need to see support for new sources of flexible generation and system stability as more offshore wind is deployed and the heat and transport sectors become more dependent on electricity.

“Drax generates more renewable power than any other company in the UK and we are now working towards becoming carbon negative by 2030.”

Will Gardiner at Powering Past Coal Alliance event in the UK Pavilion at COP25 in Madrid

Will Gardiner at Powering Past Coal Alliance event in the UK Pavilion at COP25 in Madrid. Click to view/download.

“Through our biomass, pumped storage, hydro and gas power stations and our customers, we are generating more renewable, low carbon and flexible power to support the system as it continues to decarbonise.”