Drax Group CEO comments on BEIS Select Committee CCUS report

Will Gardiner on ‘Carbon capture usage and storage – third time lucky?’

“Climate change is the biggest threat to our planet – but if we take steps now the UK could lead the world in pioneering CCUS, needed to meet our climate targets. Supporting the development of the CCUS industry in the UK will generate jobs and economic growth here whilst creating new export opportunities, helping other countries to make the progress needed to meet global climate targets.

“Drax’s BECCS pilot plant has proven that the innovative carbon capture technology we’re using could be scaled up to create the world’s first negative emissions power station, helping to remove the gases that cause global warming from the atmosphere at the same time as electricity is produced.”

Read more about Drax’s Bioenergy Carbon Capture and Storage (BECCS) pilot here.

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L-R: C-Capture Chairman Tristan Fischer, Drax Power CEO Andy Koss, Energy and Clean Growth Minister Claire Perry, Drax Group CEO Will Gardiner and Drax Head of Research and Innovation Jason Shipstone.
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