• Doncaster Business Dinner: Developments in the energy industry, the growing case for sustainability and how companies like Drax are responding

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    Name: Doncaster Business Dinner: Developments in the energy industry, the growing case for sustainability and how companies like Drax are responding
    Date: November 28, 2019
    Time: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM GMT
    Registration: Register Now
    Event Description:
    Doncaster Chamber are delighted to welcome Matthew Willey, Group External Affairs Director at Drax Group to speak at our Doncaster Business Dinner on the Thursday 28th November 2019. 

    Drax Group businesses operate in three core areas:- power generation & system services, hydro-electric power stations and biomass production and are dedicated to enabling a zero carbon, lower cost energy future.

    Drax Power Station is the biggest renewable generator in the UK and the largest decarbonisation project in Europe. Whilst Cruachan Power Station is one of only four pumped hydro storage stations in the UK and has enough capacity to power more than 90,000 homes.

    Drax Group maintain a pipeline of projects across all business areas to ensure constant innovation and development of further ways to enable a zero carbon, lower cost energy future. 

    This topic will cover:
    - The case for sustainability and its growing importance for investors
    - Business opportunities for new technologies in the energy sector such as batteries, low carbon heat and electric vehicles
    - Drax’s plans to capture carbon and create a hydrogen economy in Yorkshire & the Humber 

    6:00pm – 6:45pm: Networking & Arrival Drink
    6:45pm:  Matthew Willey, Drax Group
    7:30pm: Two Course Meal with Tea/Coffee
    9:00pm: Close

    Menu - Please make the Chamber aware of any dietary requirements prior to the event.

    Stuffed Chicken Breast
    Sausage filled wrapped in Bacon with Colcannon Mash Potatoes, Roasted Root Vegetables and Chef’s Chicken Gravy 

    Garlic Wild Mushroom Wellington 
    Braised Buttered Kale, Creamy Mashed Potatoes, Roasted Root Vegetables, Tarragon Cream Sauce

    Rossington Hall Neat and Tidy 
    Crunchy Meringue, Mixed Berries, Chantilly Cream



    Rossington Hall
    Great North Road
    DN11 0HR
    Contact Information:
    Paige Simpson
    Members: £30+VAT 
    Non-Members: £40+VAT
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