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Drax

Since 2018 BCC and Drax have worked in partnership on a number of projects in the ‘energy infrastructure’ space including:

Impact

  • Together with BCC, Drax have influenced the government to embrace bold and innovative measures to enable the economy to bounce back stronger post Covid-19.
  • Raised the profile of carbon capture schemes to assist businesses in reaching their net zero targets.

Benefits to Drax

  • Access to market leading data and insight.
  • National press coverage.
  • A route to the SME market.
  • Exposure to BCC’s advocacy work.
  • Positioned Drax as a credible voice of business.
  • Association with a trusted champion of business represented across the UK.
  • Raised the profile of individual Drax representatives.
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