Drax Group CEO responds to National Grid ESO’s Future Energy Scenarios 2021

Will Gardiner comments on National Grid ESO’s annual Future Energy Scenarios (FES), outlining the three possible pathways to net zero.

Drax Group CEO Will Gardiner in the control room at Drax Power Station

“The critical role that BECCS at Drax will play in decarbonising the economy and reaching net zero is made clear by the National Grid Future Energy Scenarios report. Drax stands ready to invest in this vital technology – with the right support from government we could be permanently removing eight million tonnes of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere each year by 2030 – playing a significant part in the UK’s efforts to address the climate crisis and keep the lights on, whilst creating jobs and clean growth.”

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