'A poor use of public funds': Should the government subsidise biomass and carbon capture technology?

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Drax's power station in North Yorkshire
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Drax's power station in North Yorkshire

Fresh analysis warns plans for UK's largest BECCS facility in North Yorkshire could prove more expensive for taxpayers than Hinkley Point C, but developer Drax rejects calculations and insists carbon capture technology is likely to prove a crucial component of the net zero transition

The long-running debate over whether biomass energy can deliver promised emissions savings has been reignited this morning, after fresh analysis from think tank Ember warned plans for the UK's largest...

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