Dorothy Thompson

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Name: Dorothy Thompson
First reported 21 mins ago - Updated 21 mins ago - 1 reports

Switch to biomass proving costly for Selby’s Drax Group

Selby’s Drax Group, the electrical energy firm and owners of Drax power station, have reported significant pretax losses despite successfully converting 20% of their output to biomass.The group recently won a legal challenge against a UK Government decision ... [Published B Daily - 21 mins ago]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Drax : Change to director's details

DRAX GROUP PLC(Symbol: DRX)Notice of change to director's detailsDrax Group plc announces that Dorothy Thompson CBE, Chief Executive, who is also a non-executive director of Johnson Matthey plc has been appointed Chair of the Remuneration Committee of ... [Published 4 Traders - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 3 reports

Subsidy wins for biomass and AD

Biomass and anaerobic digestion (AD) plants will be able to compete for £155 million annually under the government’s new contract for difference (CfD) price support scheme.AD and new dedicated biomass projects with combined heat and power (CHP) capability ... [Published Engineer Online - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 2 reports

UK biomass must comply with standards or lose funding, warns Decc

UK biomass generators must comply with the standards set by the government’s new biomass sustainability ‘calculator’ or lose funding, the Department of Energy and Climate Change (Decc) warned.Decc said in a statement on Thursday morning that its new scientific ... [Published Utility Week - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

GOVERNMENT WARNED ON BIOMASS ENERGY

By Press AssociationPublished: 09:14 EST, 24 July 2014 | Updated: 09:14 EST, 24 July 2014The Government has been urged to make sure subsidies are only paid to "genuinely" low-carbon biomass energy after an assessment showed it could be more polluting ... [Published Mail Online UK - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Change to director's details

DRAX GROUP PLC(Symbol: DRX)Notice of change to director's detailsDrax Group plc announces that Dorothy Thompson CBE, Chief Executive, who is also a non-executive director of Johnson Matthey plc has been appointed Chair of the Remuneration Committee of ... [Published MoneyAM - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Drax CEO to join BofE governing body

Drax chief executive Dorothy Thompson has been selected as one of three new non-executive directors to join the Bank of England’s governing body.The UK Treasury last night announced the new positions on the Court of the Bank of England, which is responsible ... [Published Utility Week - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Johnson Matthey non-exec joins BoE court

Source: SMW Johnson Matthey non-executive director Dorothy Thompson has been appointed a non-executive director to serve on the court of the Bank of England with effect from August.At 9:46am: (LON:JMAT) Johnson Matthey PLC share price was +17p at 304 ... [Published Telegraph - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Dorothy Thompson - Appointment

For immediate release on Tuesday 22nd July 2014Dorothy ThompsonYesterday HM Treasury and the Chancellor of the Exchequer announced thatDorothy Thompson CBE, a non-executive director of Johnson Matthey Plc, has beenappointed a non-executive director to ... [Published MoneyAM - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Change in director's details

DRAX GROUP PLC(Symbol: DRX)Notice of change to director's detailsYesterday, the Chancellor of the Exchequer announced that Dorothy Thompson CBE, Chief Executive of Drax Group plc, has been appointed as a non-executive director to serve on the Court of ... [Published MoneyAM - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 7 reports

Bosses of TalkTalk and Experian appointed to Bank of England body

The controversial bosses of TalkTalk and Experian have been appointed to the Bank of England’s governing body.Dido Harding will join the Bank’s Court alongside Don Robert, chairman of credit checker Experian, and Drax boss Dorothy Thompson. Under Harding, ... [Published This Is Money - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 3 reports

Louisiana groundskeeper pleads guilty in 1985 pet cemetery slaying

NEW ORLEANS - A Louisiana man who had long been a suspect in the brutal 1985 slaying of woman at a secluded pet cemetery where he worked as a groundskeeper pleaded guilty on Friday to manslaughter in her death, authorities said.Brandon Nodier, 60, agreed ... [Published Melfort Journal - Jul 12 2014]

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Dorothy Thompson, chief executive of Drax, said:  "we are pleased to have delivered another good operating performance across our biomass and coal generation business. however, as expected, in the short term the increasing cost of the uk carbon tax drove ebitda down year on year."
Dorothy Thompson, chief executive of Drax, said: "the academic study by decc confirms what drax has always argued, that there is a right way to source biomass and a wrong way."

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Switch to biomass proving costly for Selby’s Dr... [Published B Daily - 21 mins ago]
Edward Lora Knapp, 90, Potosi, Missouri [Published KMOV.com - Jul 26 2014]
Drax : Change to director's details [Published 4 Traders - Jul 26 2014]
Subsidy wins for biomass and AD [Published Engineer Online - Jul 25 2014]
Drax defends biomass sourcing [Published York Press - Jul 25 2014]
U.K. DECC model confirms GHG benefits of North ... [Published Biomass Magazine - Jul 24 2014]
Welsh Biographer and Academic Receives Universi... [Published Noodls - Jul 24 2014]
Drax welcomes DECC carbon calculator's contribu... [Published Noodls - Jul 24 2014]
Carbon concerns over wood burning [Published BBC - Jul 24 2014]
GOVERNMENT WARNED ON BIOMASS ENERGY [Published Mail Online UK - Jul 24 2014]
Change to director's details [Published MoneyAM - Jul 24 2014]
UK biomass must comply with standards or lose f... [Published Utility Week - Jul 24 2014]
Burning wood for power can be low carbon, UK go... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 23 2014]
Drax CEO to join BofE governing body [Published Utility Week - Jul 22 2014]
BBA Brief – 22 July 2014 [Published British Bankers' Association - Jul 22 2014]
Johnson Matthey non-exec joins BoE court [Published Telegraph - Jul 22 2014]
Dorothy Thompson - Appointment [Published MoneyAM - Jul 22 2014]
Change in director's details [Published MoneyAM - Jul 22 2014]
In the papers: Airlines press for security review [Published Proactive Investors.co.uk - Jul 22 2014]
Tuesday Papers: Tesco bows to City and loses CEO [Published Wealth Manager - Jul 22 2014]
The Business Matrix: Tuesday 22 July 2014 [Published The Independent - Jul 22 2014]
Shareholder value determines what happens to co... [Published Mail Online UK - Jul 21 2014]
Bosses of TalkTalk and Experian appointed to Ba... [Published This Is Money - Jul 21 2014]
Bank of England oversight body gets three new d... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Jul 21 2014]
Bank of England oversight body gets three new d... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 21 2014]
BoE gets new non-exec directors [Published Economia - Jul 21 2014]
Osborne ignores controversies with new Bank of ... [Published Telegraph - Jul 21 2014]
Three new non-executive directors to join Bank ... [Published Reuters - Jul 21 2014]
News story: Non-executive directors to Bank of ... [Published HM Treasury - Jul 21 2014]
Louisiana man pleads guilty in 1985 pet cemeter... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 18 2014]
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