'Hugely exciting': Drax to test carbon capture technology at North Yorkshire biomass plant

Michael Holder
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(L-R) Jason Shipstone, head of R&D at Drax Group; Caspar Schoolderman, director of engineering at C-Capture; Andy Koss, CEO Drax Power; Prof. Christopher Rayner, technical director at C-Capture; Carl Clayton, research and innovation engineer at Drax Group | Credit: Drax
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(L-R) Jason Shipstone, head of R&D at Drax Group; Caspar Schoolderman, director of engineering at C-Capture; Andy Koss, CEO Drax Power; Prof. Christopher Rayner, technical director at C-Capture; Carl Clayton, research and innovation engineer at Drax Group | Credit: Drax

Drax and C-Capture say North Yorkshire pilot could be the 'first of several' in the UK aimed at delivering negative emissions

Drax is set to pilot Europe's first biomass carbon capture and storage (CCS) project, having today announced a partnership with CCS specialists from the University of Leeds to pilot "new technology" at...

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