Subsidies for Drax BECCS plant could cost £32bn

Subsidies for Drax’s proposed bioenergy with carbon capture and storage (BECCS) plant could cost consumers almost £32 billion - or £470 for each person in the UK - according to a new report from the environmental think tank Ember. Drax has disputed the figures, saying they are based on “a series of false assumptions” that do not reflect its current proposals.

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