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Drax winds down coal plant spend

Drax saw pre-tax profit fall by £50 million in the six months to 30 June, compared to 2015. The removal of Levy Exemption Certificates and deteriorating commodity markets were to blame, the company said. The effect had been mitigated by…

SSE sells street lighting PFIs

SSE has sold its interest in three public financing initiative (PFI) street lighting entities to a DIF Infrastructure fund. The sale is expected to make £130 million and will conclude SSE’s two-year £1.1 billion programme to reduce debt and raise…