Drax Group plc-Power Plants and SWOT Analysis, 2016 Update

Drax Group plc-Power Plants and SWOT Analysis, 2016 Update

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Drax Group plc-Power Plants and SWOT Analysis, 2016 Update


The report contains a detailed description of the power generation company's business operations, history, corporate strategy, and business structure. This report contains a detailed SWOT analysis, information on key employees (executives), and major products and services.


Major Power Plants (assets)-summarized and detailed information about the power plants (assets).

Operational Metrics (capacity, generation, revenue, sales, number of consumers).

Business description-A detailed description of the company's operations and business divisions.

Corporate strategy-GlobalData's summarization of the company's business strategy.

SWOT analysis-A detailed analysis of the company's strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.

Company history-Progression of key events associated with the company.

Major products and services-A list of major products, services and brands

Key employees-A list of the key executives and personnel heading key departments/functions.

Executive biographies-A brief summary of the executives' employment history.

Financial deals-Coverage of key financial deals from 2006 onwards, depending upon information availability

Important locations and subsidiaries-A list of key locations and subsidiaries of the company, including contact details.

* Note: Some sections may be missing if data is unavailable for the company.

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents 2

List of Tables 4

Company Snapshot 5

Key Information 5

Company Overview 5

SWOT Snapshot 5

Operational Metrics 6

Drax Group plc, Operational Metrics, By Capacity 6

Drax Group plc, Operational Metrics, By Segmental Information 6

Drax Group plc, Operational Metrics, By Sales 7

Drax Group plc, Thermal Power Plants 8

Drax Group plc, Thermal Power Plants, United Kingdom 8

Business Description 9

Business Overview 9

Major Products and Services 10

History 11

SWOT Analysis 14

Overview 14

Drax Group plc Strengths 14

Sustainable Biomass Partnership 14

Integrated Operations 14

Boosted Over Fire Air Technology 14

Drax Group plc Weaknesses 15

Operating Profitability 15

Costlier Energy Sources 15

Drax Group plc Opportunities 15

Favorable Renewable Policies: European Union 15

Biopower Generation 15

Strategic Initiatives 15

Positive Outlook for Biopower: the UK 15

Drax Group plc Threats 16

Risks in Wholesale Market 16

Raw Material Cost Fluctuation 16

Environmental Laws and Regulations 16

Financial Ratios-Capital Market Ratios 17

Financial Ratios-Annual Ratios 18

Financial Ratios-Interim Ratios 20

Key Employees 21

Key Employee Biographies 22

Company Statement 23

Locations And Subsidiaries 25

Head Office 25

Other Locations & Subsidiaries 25

Financial Deals Landscape 26

Drax Group plc, Deals Summary 26

Drax Group plc, Power, Deal Details 27

Equity Offering 27

Drax Announces Private Placement Of Shares For USD 287.8 Million 27

Drax Group Completes Private Placement Of Shares For USD 303.2 Million 29

Recent Developments 31

Drax Group plc-Recent Developments 31

Feb 23, 2016: Drax looks to shut down coal-fired stations due to low gas prices 31

Jul 09, 2015: New milestone reached in biomass supply chain 31

Sep 26, 2012: Drax Plans To Partially Convert Coal-fired Power Plant To Biomass-Fueled In UK 31

Jul 26, 2016: Drax Group plc: Half Year Results for the six months ended 30 June 2016 32

Feb 23, 2016: Drax Group preliminary results for the twelve months ended 31 December 2015 32

Jul 28, 2015: Drax Group plc: Half year results for the six months ended 30 June 2015 34

Feb 24, 2015: Drax Group Plc: Preliminary Results For The Year Ended 31 December 2014 36

Nov 05, 2014: Drax Group PLC Interim Management Statement 37

Jul 29, 2014: Drax Group: Half Year Results For The Six Months Ended 30 June 2014 38

May 09, 2014: Drax Group Announces Interim Management Statement 40

May 09, 2014: DRAX GROUP PLC Interim Management Statement 41

Feb 18, 2014: Preliminary results for the year ended 31 December 2013 42

Jul 30, 2013: Drax half year results for the six months ended 30 June 2013 43

Feb 19, 2013: Drax Reports Revenue Of 1.8 Billion In 2012 45

Feb 22, 2010: Drax Reports Total Revenues Of GBP1.5 Billion In 2009 46

Aug 04, 2008: Drax Reports Revenues Of GBP801.8 Million For H1 2008 47

Sep 06, 2007: Drax Declares H1 2007 Results 48

Jun 08, 2016: Ofgem consults on request from National Grid to recoup spending on power station contracts 49

Feb 29, 2016: Drax Group: Directorate Change 49

Feb 16, 2016: Consumers could save 2 billion if green light given for reform of energy generation auctions 49

Jan 26, 2016: Drax CfD-Further Details of EC Formal Investigation 50

Nov 24, 2015: Drax Group plc: Trading Update 50

Nov 16, 2015: Capula successfully commissions first soot blower control system at Drax 50

Nov 11, 2015: Drax Group plc: Directorate Changes 51

Sep 25, 2015: Drax announces plan to end further investment in White Rose Carbon Capture & Storage project 51

Sep 02, 2015: Infinis And Drax Announce Initiate proceedings for a judicial review of the notice period for the removal of the Climate Change Levy 52

Jul 08, 2015: Drax Group: Climate Change Levy Announcement 52

Jul 06, 2015: Drax Group plc: Directorate Change 52

Jun 17, 2015: Drax to save 20 millionth tonne of carbon through use of sustainable biomass 52

Apr 29, 2015: Drax Group plc: Directorate Change 53

Mar 25, 2015: Drax Biomass appoints Peter Madden as U.S. CEO 53

Dec 04, 2014: Official opening of biomass terminal at Port of Hull signals start of City's renewables revolution 53

Sep 24, 2014: Drax Group plc Directorate Change 54

Jul 23, 2014: Drax Group: Legal Challenge Update 54

Jul 14, 2014: DRAX Group Plc: Legal Challenge Judgment 55

Apr 23, 2014: Drax Group: Unit Eligibility Update For Early CFDs 55

Feb 25, 2014: Drax Group PLC Announces Directorate Change 55

Dec 04, 2013: Two Drax Biomass Units Eligible for Early CFDs CFD Strike Prices Confirmed 55

May 08, 2013: FCC Environment Harvests First Landfill Biomass Crop 56

Apr 24, 2013: Drax Agrees 75m Amortizing Loan Facility 56

Dec 20, 2012: Drax Secures Financing For Biomass 57

Mar 12, 2012: Drax Group Cancels Its Plans To Construct 300 MW Biomass Plant In Selby, UK 57

Feb 21, 2012: Drax Announces Strategic Capital Investment Plan For 2012 57

Aug 30, 2011: Drax Appoints Paul Taylor As Executive Director 57

Jun 28, 2010: Drax's Board Appoints Tony Thorne As Non Executive Director 57

Feb 19, 2010: Drax Drops Its Plans To Substitute Coal-Fuel With Other Renewable Fuels At Drax Power Plant 58

Dec 18, 2009: Drax's Independent Non-Executive Director Jamie Dundas To Step Down 58

Nov 03, 2008: Drax Appoints Non Executive Director 58

Apr 01, 2016: Drax Group plc: Ancillary Services Contract 58

Jul 31, 2015: ESG Helps Drax Fuel a Cleaner Future 59

Jun 08, 2015: Doosan Babcock wins multimillion pound contract to make major power plant greener 59

Apr 08, 2015: DB Schenker Rail UK wins contract to deliver coal to Drax Power Station 59

Jan 06, 2015: Drax appoints Capula for new soot blower control system 60

Mar 06, 2013: Siemens Wins Contract To Upgrade Three Drax Power Station's Intermediate Pressure Turbines In Newcastle, UK 60

Jan 26, 2009: E.ON And Drax Gets Agreement To Connect Biomass Stations 61

Appendix 62

Report Scope 62

GlobalData Coverage 62

Benchmarking 62

GlobalData's Methodology 62

Secondary Research 62

Primary Research 62

Contact Us 63

Disclaimer 63

List of Tables

Drax Group plc, Key Facts 5

Drax Group plc, Operational Metrics, Capacity 6

Drax Group plc, Operational Metrics, Segmental Information 6

Drax Group plc, Operational Metrics, Sales 7

Drax Group plc, Thermal Power Plants, United Kingdom 8

Major Products and Services 10

Drax Group plc, SWOT Analysis 14

Drax Group plc, Ratios based on current share price 17

Drax Group plc, Annual Ratios 18

Drax Group plc, Interim Ratios 20

Drax Group plc, Key Employees 21

Drax Group plc, Subsidiaries 25

Drax Group plc, Deals Summary 26

Drax Announces Private Placement Of Shares For USD 287.8 Million 27

Drax Group Completes Private Placement Of Shares For USD 303.2 Million 29

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