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Drax Group PLC

22 February 2023

22 February 2023

Drax Group plc

("Drax" or the "Company"; Symbol: DRX)

Capacity Market Agreements

T-4 auction - provisional results for existing pumped storage and hydro assets

Drax confirms that it has provisionally secured agreements to provide a total of 621MW of capacity (de-rated 588MW) principally from its pumped storage and hydro assets(1) . The agreements are for the delivery period October 2026 to September 2027, at a price of GBP63/kW(2) , with income of around GBP37 million in that period. These are in addition to existing agreements which extend to September 2026.


Drax Investor Relations: Mark Strafford

+44 (0) 7730 763 949


Drax External Communications: Aidan Kerr

+44 (0) 7849 090 368

Website: www.drax.com


(1) Cruachan Pumped Storage, the Galloway hydro scheme (Tongland, Kendoon and Glenlee) and three small legacy gas turbines at Drax Power Station (96MW, de-rated 91MW).

   (2)   Capacity Market agreements stated in 2021/22 real-terms, with payments indexed to UK CPI. 


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February 22, 2023 02:42 ET (07:42 GMT)

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