Drax Group plc - Power Plants and SWOT Analysis

 Published On: Aug, 2016 |    No of Pages: 63 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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Summary

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.

Scope

- 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 US$287.8 Million 27
Drax Group Completes Private Placement Of Shares For US$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 US$287.8 Million 27
Drax Group Completes Private Placement Of Shares For US$303.2 Million 29


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