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.theguardian - 2 month ago

Drax scraps plan for Yorkshire gas plant after climate protests

Green groups argued plan to replace coal burning units with gas was inconsistent with emissions goals Drax has scrapped its controversial plans to build Europe’s largest gas power plant at its site in North Yorkshire following fierce opposition from climate groups.The electricity generator confirmed that it would drop plans to build two combined cycle gas turbines (CCGTs) in place of two old coal burning units at the Drax site, weeks after completing the sale of four other gas plants to a subsidiary of Vitol last month. Continue reading...


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