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    1. April 27, 2016

      Uniper: single-minded

      The tagline for Uniper’s investor presentation this week was “sustaining value in challenging times”. That sounds like...

    2. April 19, 2016

      Drax says it can phase out coal in 3 years

      The head of the UK’s largest power station has thrown down the gauntlet to government ministers with an offer to stop...

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    1. April 14, 2016

      Norway’s oil fund jettisons coal-linked investments

      Norway’s $860bn oil fund will no longer put money into 52 companies for being too reliant on coal in one of the biggest...

    2. Fast FT

      April 14, 2016

      Norwegian oil fund exits 52 coal related firms

      Norway’s $860bn oil fund excluded 52 companies for being too reliant on coal in one of the biggest ever fossil...

    3. April 3, 2016

      National Grid accused of energy ‘panic’ over coal deals

      National Grid’s decision to grant lucrative contracts to two large British coal-fired power plants, helping keep them...

    4. Fast FT

      April 1, 2016

      Drax expects full year profit at top end of forecasts

      Powering on. UK electricity generator Drax Group says it is now expecting its full year operating profit to come in...

    5. March 21, 2016

      Natural gas prices — vaporised

      If you think the crude oil industry has had a tough 18 months or so, consider US natural gas. The benchmark Henry Hub...

    6. February 7, 2016

      Drax power chief warns on deadline for coal stations closure

      Britain will need power from coal even after the 2025 deadline to scrap it unless the government does more to encourage...

    7. Fast FT

      January 5, 2016

      EU opens in-depth probe into Drax biomass plans

      The European Commission has launched an in-depth investigation into whether the UK government’s plans to subsidise the...

    8. Fast FT

      December 14, 2015

      Drax jumps 10% as biomass subsidy hopes rise

      A day after almost 200 countries signed the first climate change deal in two decades, there is a rare flash of optimism...

    9. December 1, 2015

      Drax jumps on state subsidy hopes

      A short squeeze lifted Drax on Tuesday after a rare piece of regulatory good news for the power station owner. Drax...

    10. December 1, 2015

      UK power station Drax boosted by ruling on RWE

      Shares in the UK’s biggest power station jumped 15 per cent on Tuesday after the European Commission granted permission...

    11. November 30, 2015

      Drax chief warns on British electricity supplies

      The chief executive of Britain’s biggest power station operator has warned on the eve of the Paris climate conference...

    12. November 18, 2015

      Drax: biomass hysteria

      Amber Rudd wants her job to be predictable and boring. “Energy policy shouldn’t be noticed,” the energy secretary said...

    13. November 18, 2015

      Hunting boosted by Goldman upgrade

      Hunting showed its biggest gain in nearly three months on Wednesday after Goldman Sachs argued that the pessimism over...

    14. November 18, 2015

      Investors recoil from Drax after energy speech

      The UK’s biggest coal-fired power generator lost of tens of millions of pounds in value on Wednesday after the energy...

    15. October 30, 2015

      Things can get even worse for renewable energy companies

      If you have been a faithful investor in US renewable energy companies, such as say, SolarCity, you may think that after...

    16. FT Alphaville

      October 21, 2015

      On the profitability of SPECTRE Capital LLP

      And why Spectre should consider diversifying their James Bond idiosyncratic risk. You know Spectre. It’s the fictional...

    17. September 25, 2015

      Business rounds on UK government for green energy U-turns

      Shares in Drax ticked up on Friday morning after the country’s biggest power station pulled the plug on a carbon...

    18. September 24, 2015

      Drax discards White Rose as UK policy shifts from green to Amber

      Ego te absolvo, maybe. Carbon capture offers to shrive humankind of environmental sins as cleanly as religious...

    19. September 24, 2015

      UK energy policy under fire as Drax quits carbon-capture project

      A £1bn UK climate-change plan has been thrown into turmoil after the Drax power company said it was pulling out because...

    20. September 9, 2015

      Carbon capture: Miracle machine or white elephant?

      Today it is just a scrubby field next to the enormous Drax coal and wood pellet power station in the English county of...

    21. August 14, 2015

      Two-day boost leaves Tui top of the FTSE

      Tui shares were boosted further on Friday as target price upgrades followed Thursday’s results, in which the travel...

    22. July 31, 2015

      Highlights from this week’s Investors Chronicle

      Buy: Barclays (BARC) Once the mounting costs of misconduct redress fall away, they will eventually reveal a stronger...

    23. July 17, 2015

      The great public sector pension liability

      By the time William Milne retired in 2005 from the Strathclyde fire brigade after 30 years, aged 50, his pension...

    24. July 10, 2015

      Budget fails to make sense of consumer energy pricing

      “Shares in Drax, the power utility switching from burning coal to wood pellets, tumbled on Wednesday after a climate...

    25. July 8, 2015

      Summer Budget: End of climate levy relief undermines Drax shares

      Shares in Drax, the power utility switching from burning coal to wood pellets, tumbled on Wednesday after a climate...

    26. June 18, 2015

      Natural gas glut puts squeeze on Drax

      The prospect of lower power prices left Drax among the London market’s sharpest fallers on Thursday. The owner of...

    27. June 7, 2015

      Corporate diary: June 8 — June 12

      Diary commentary from FT reporters; data and company announcements, unless otherwise stated, from Thomson Reuters....

    28. February 27, 2015

      Generating returns from renewables

      In December 2003, off the coast of Prestatyn, north Wales, the blades of the UK’s first offshore wind turbines started...

    29. February 24, 2015

      Drax cuts dividend on profit fears

      Drax Group has cut its dividend amid fears of a continued squeeze on profits from its coal-fired generating business...

    30. February 19, 2015

      Drax falls on fears of subsidy cuts

      Another regulatory setback meant Drax , the power station owner, was among Thursday’s biggest fallers. Drax lost 3.4...

    31. FT Alphaville

      February 10, 2015

      Markets Live: Tuesday, 10th February, 2015

      This is the transcript of the Markets Live session ending at 12:01 on 10 Feb 2015. Participants in this session were:...

    32. January 22, 2015

      Drax bounces on biomass hopes

      Drax rallied from a four-year low on Thursday as investors were given a sliver of hope on state aid. The power station...

    33. December 18, 2014

      Drax appoints Phil Cox as new chairman

      Drax Group, the electricity generator, has appointed Phil Cox, former head of International Power, to replace Charles...

    34. FT Alphaville

      December 12, 2014

      Markets Live: Friday, 12th December, 2014

      This is the transcript of the Markets Live session ending at 12:05 on 12 Dec 2014. Participants in this session were:...

    35. October 3, 2014

      Green energy deals risked over-rewarding developers, say MPs

      The award of contracts worth up to £16.6bn to operators of eight sustainable energy projects by ministers failed to...

    36. September 5, 2014

      Why Woodford dumped his HSBC stake

      Renowned fund manager Neil Woodford has sold his entire position in global bank HSBC, just two months after acquiring...

    37. August 7, 2014

      Drax shares fall after Court of Appeal ruling

      Shares in Drax Group fell by as much as a tenth on Thursday after the UK’s Court of Appeal backed the government’s...

    38. July 29, 2014

      Drax earnings fall on carbon tax increase

      Drax Group, the operator of Britain’s biggest power plant, suffered a 15 per cent drop in earnings in the first half...

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