NORTH Yorkshire power station Drax hosted a group of senior business people, policymakers and government officials.

The delegation from The Whitehall & Industry Group, a charity aimed at building cooperation between government and different business sectors, visited Drax Power Station, near Selby, to learn more about the UK’s largest power plant and its transformation to become Europe’s largest decarbonisation project.

Andy Koss, Drax Power chief executive, said: “Using our extensive engineering skill and expertise we successfully upgraded half of the power station to use biomass, transforming the business to become the largest decarbonisation project in Europe. We’re also progressing plans for repowering the two remaining coal units with gas power generation.”