Drax Biomass Power Plant is a 2,535MW biopower project. It is located in England, the UK. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in April 2013.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Biopower||2,535||2,535||–||Active||England, the UK|
The project is currently owned by Drax Power.
The project supplies enough clean energy to power 3,000,000 households, offsetting 3,000,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is $1,144m.
The process of combustion has been adopted in this project to release the stored energy from the feed. Wood pellets which is a kind of wood by-product is used as a feedstock to power the project.
The project got commissioned in April 2013.
Power Purchase Agreement
The power generated from the project is sold to Thames Water under a power purchase agreement for a period of 5 years, starting from 2015.
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