Drax to open BECCS headquarters in Houston, Texas


Renewable energy company Drax will open its new North American headquarters for bioenergy with carbon capture and storage (BECCS) in Houston, Texas.

Drax first piloted its BECCS technology in October 2018 and believes it to be the most scalable negative emissions technology available to remove carbon dioxide (CO2) from the atmosphere.

With the new office, the Drax team hopes to bring several BECCS projects to fruition throughout the US and Canada.

Already, two initial US sites have been selected for the BECCS technology and a further nine sites are being evaluated. This will help Drax to have a pipeline of development opportunities in to the 2030s.

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