Drax Insights

How sustainable is your commercial EV fleet?
7th May 2021

How sustainable is your commercial EV fleet?

Electric vehicles (EVs) are quickly becoming mainstream. With more than 200,000 on Britain’s roads, almost 1 in 40 cars now sold in Britain is...

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31st March 2021

Make the most of your flexible assets

As the UK shifts to a distributed and decentralised system, businesses can support the National Grid with flexibility from their generation assets, storage assets,...

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29th March 2021

Our illustrated renewable generation guide

Drax is one of the largest supporters of renewable generation in the UK, partnering with over 2,300 renewable generators and helping to support independent,...

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29th March 2021

Success with solar power in 6 easy steps

Making the switch to renewable energy reduces your environmental impact while contributing to the wider decarbonisation of the UK’s energy network. It can also...

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2nd March 2021

What is Vehicle to Grid charging?

Sales of petrol and diesel vehicles will be phased out after 2030. Electric Vehicles (EVs) and their hybrid counterparts are expected to become the...

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5th February 2021

4 ways telematics can help fleet electrification

Now more than ever, it’s vital for us think about our long-term impact on the environment. Transport is the largest source of carbon dioxide...

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5th February 2021

Drax welcomes heat pump optimisation opportunity

Drax is excited to announce the optimisation of a commercial 380kWh ground source heat pump at a farm in south east Scotland. As well...

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29th January 2021

Incentives for commercial electric fleets

Thinking about going electric? We don’t blame you. Electric vehicles (EVs) are the future of driving and key to a zero-carbon future. Despite their...

We used electric vehicles to save 11.5 tonnes of CO2 emissions
25th January 2021

We used EVs to save 11.5 tonnes of CO2 emissions

We put sustainability at the heart of everything we do and know that being efficient has big benefits for businesses. As we move towards...

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13th October 2020

5 reasons why you need on-site charging for EVs

Is your business one of the many that are thinking about making the switch to electric vehicles (EVs) for your fleet? If so, here...

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12th October 2020

We cut energy output in our Ipswich office by 29%

We believe that being efficient has big benefits for businesses. Organisations that reduce their consumption can become both more sustainable and more successful –...

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12th October 2020

Saving 44,000 kg of CO2 in our Northampton HQ

We’re big on showing that businesses can be successful through sustainability. We set about proving that with our Ipswich office, where we reduced our...

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8th October 2020

5 considerations before switching to EVs

The Department of Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) reports that the transport sector is the largest contributor of UK greenhouse gas emissions. Against...

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6th October 2020

Can electric vehicles save your business money?

With so much coverage of electric vehicles (EVs) in the media, we explore the benefits for your business and ask whether now’s the right...