- Nov 18, 2005
It sounded good to someone. Convert the coal-fired plant to biomass. The only problem is there isn't that resource in the country so England is importing it and taking down a ton of forest to supply these plants. They are burning 10 million tons of wood pellets annually. How is this sustainable or even sensible?
Burning our way to a new climate?
As UK’s Drax makes play for BC’s wood pellet mills, questions grow about wood-fired electricity With its six massive 660-megawatt power units, the Drax power station in North Yorkshire is the United Kingdom’s largest thermal electricity plant. When it opened in the mid 1970s, the giant facilit