UK engineering firm Doosan Babcock has won a multimillion pound contract to help dramatically reduce emissions at Drax, the biggest power station in Britain.Drax power station

Doosan Babcock will install specialist emissions reduction technology on four boilers at the plant in Yorkshire which will cut NOX emissions by around 40 per cent, which Doosan claims will make it “the largest and greenest system of its kind in the world”.

The technology will also be fitted to a biomass unit at Drax, which will which make it burn fuel at lower temperatures, resulting in fewer emissions.

The work is expected to significantly contribute to extending the lifespan of Drax to 2027. It will also contribute to Drax reducing its emissions in line with European legislation.

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