Power giant gives notice to Planning Inspectorate of intention to repower two coal units with gas and build huge battery storage units at Drax Power Station
Drax's Matthew Rivers hits back at biomass criticism, arguing the technology acts as a guarantee of reliable supply as the UK grid goes low-carbon
Sasha Stashwick of the Natural Resources Defense Council argues biomass is a false hope for cutting carbon emissions
New research from Drax and Imperial College London suggests rapid rise in renewables on UK grid has transformed carbon profile of electric vehicles
Energy giant reports £83m loss in first half of year in part due to depreciation of its coal assets
Wind, biomass, and hydro all registered their highest-ever levels of energy production over the first three months of this year, while solar hit peak output in March
But green groups hit back at 'pseudo-science' used in study, insisting biomass has a viable role in low-carbon energy system
Core annual earnings fall to £140m due to weak commodity prices and government changes to climate tax
RenewableUK hails growth of wind sector after new half-hourly, daily and weekly power generation records are set over Christmas period
Green energy such as wind power made up 40 per cent of electricity generated in Britain, compared with 25 per cent on 25 December 2015
A third unit at Drax's coal power station will switch to burning wood pellets after commission's state aid investigation approves financial support
Drax CEO: 'Our purpose is to help change the way energy is generated, supplied and used for a better future'
Dorothy Thompson dishes the details of the coal and biomass giant's new plan to become a "diversified energy business"
Coal and biomass giant will also buy four gas projects in a separate deal