Drax Group plc
Yorkshire and the Humber
About Drax Group plc
Drax Group plc is helping to change the way energy is generated, supplied and used for a better future.
Through our integrated value chain and flexible lower-carbon energy proposition, we are supporting the UK’s electricity revolution.
Our activities are underpinned by safety, sustainability, operational excellence and expertise in our markets.
- Pellet Production – a leading producer of wood pellets from sustainable low-value commercial forestry residues
- Power Generation – generates 6% of the UK’s electricity and 11% of its total renewable electricity
- B2B Energy Supply – A leading supplier of low-carbon energy solutions to industrial and business customers
Drax is the biggest single site renewable generator in the UK and the largest decarbonisation project in Europe. The station and our corporate offices are located near Selby, North Yorkshire and supplies 6% of the country’s electricity needs, including 11% of its renewable power.
Four of our six power generation units have been upgraded from burning coal to use sustainable biomass in the form of compressed wood pellets, sourced from responsibly managed working forests.