UK approves Drax BECCS planning application

The UK Secretary of State for Energy Security and Net Zero has granted approval for Drax Power Station’s plans to convert biomass units to bioenergy with carbon capture and storage

EU proposes carbon removal certification scheme in net zero drive

The proposal lays down requirements for third-party verification and certification of carbon removals, the management of certification schemes and the functioning of registries

‘We’re sacrificing billions of bread loaves for bioenergy’

A new report claims that the amount of land needed for bioenergy could be used to farm 15bn loaves of bread in a year

Government awards £5m for hydrogen bioenergy with CCS technologies

A total of 22 organisations will share the funding under a programme which supports technologies that can produce hydrogen from bioenergy feedstocks and be combined with carbon capture

Drax looking to build ‘world’s largest’ carbon capture project

Once operational, the facility could capture 8m tonnes of carbon a year

How do we put nature at the forefront of power generation?

Watch this Pathway to Net Zero Session from the inaugural Big Zero Show to find out

Drax trials carbon capture in Yorkshire

It has joined forces with Nottingham Uni to find out how the technology can be introduced

Net zero Britain: Views sought on role of negative emissions technologies

They are expected to play a key role in decarbonising energy intensive industries, such as agriculture and cement production, however uncertainties and concerns remain

Bechtel and Drax team up to explore opportunities for bioenergy with CCS

They intend to explore options and locations – including North America and Western Europe – and identify how the design of a new build BECCS plant can be optimised using the latest technology and best practice in engineering design

Chevron and Microsoft join forces for bioenergy and CCS plant in California

The plant will convert agricultural waste biomass, such as almond trees, into a renewable synthesis gas