Dorothy Thompson

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Name: Dorothy Thompson
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 1 reports

George Richard Dumas Jr.|Loving father and grandfather

w/photo and flag DANBURY — Mr. George Richard Dumas Jr., 76, of Danbury, passed away Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014, at the West Haven Veterans Hospital. George was born in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 10, 1938, son of the late George Richard and Dorothy (Thompson) ... [Published Waterbury Republican American - Aug 17 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

City & Business Drax Group shares lose power

Drax is converting three of six units at its massive Selby complex in Yorkshire from coal to biomass.The company, led by chief executive Dorothy Thompson, had originally hoped to get a state subsidy for two of the conversions and launched a legal fight ... [Published Daily Express - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

'Page 1' shuts up shop in Newtownards

ONE of Newtownards’ longest established family businesses which had a reputation as the largest specialist newsagency closed its doors for the last time this week  as the owner of Page 1 in Regent Street shuts up shop after 42 years.It has been a very ... [Published Newtownards Chronicle - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

DRAX : Biomass conversion on track at Drax as half yearly results out

KEY Port of Immingham customer Drax Power Station remains on track with biomass conversion. A Pounds 75 million new terminal is nearing completion on the River Humber, with further investment understood to follow.In the latest financial statement, Dorothy ... [Published 4 Traders - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Sarasota Garden Club members teach at camp

Betty Call and Catherine LaBrie of The Sarasota Garden Club recently organized a workshop for the Lakewood Ranch Camp "Beyond the Spectrum." The director of the camp, Ann Sweeney, said she was very appreciative to the club for adding the special activity ... [Published Southwest Florida Herald Tribune - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Drax provides operational update during investor call

The Drax Group plc has announced financial results for the first half of the year, reporting that biomass now accounts for more than 20 percent of the its output. According to the company, both the first converted unit and the enhanced cofiring unit are ... [Published Biomass Magazine - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Carbon tax hits Drax

The rising cost of carbon tax has hit power group, Drax, hard – impacting H1 2014 earnings by 15%.Half year earnings fell from £120 million to £102 million. Chief executive, Dorothy Thompson, said: “In the short term the increasing cost of the UK carbon ... [Published World Coal - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 9 reports

Drax takes H1 earnings hit from higher UK carbon taxes

LONDON (ShareCast) - British power station operator Drax reported a hit to first-half earnings from carbon taxes, but said it was making good progress with switching to biomass fuel.Drax, which owns a single power station in North Yorkshire, said pre-tax ... [Published Sharewatch Global Market - Jul 29 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 - 3 reports

Carbon concerns over wood burning

Burning wood to fuel power stations can create as many harmful carbon emissions as burning coal, according to a government report.UK taxpayers subsidise energy firms to burn wood to meet EU renewables targets.But the report from the Department of Energy ... [Published BBC - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 2 reports

Drax welcomes DECC carbon calculator's contribution to sustainable biomass debate

The study considers a broad range of scenarios from the believable to the implausible. As we would expect, the scenarios that more closely reflect real world practices in sustainable forestry and responsible biomass sourcing confirm that using biomass ... [Published Noodls - Jul 24 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]

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In the latest financial statement, Dorothy Thompson , chief executive of Drax , said: "we are pleased to have delivered another good operating performance across our biomass and coal generation business."
Chief Executive Dorothy Thompson said: "the regulatory landscape still presents uncertainties, but positive progress is being made and we hope most of the key issues will be clarified in the coming months. our underlying business case remains strong."
"in the short term, the increasing cost of the uk carbon tax drove ebitda down year on year" Chief Executive Dorothy Thompson said in a statement
...in the short term the increasing cost of the UK carbon tax drove EBITDA down year on year," Chief Executive Dorothy Thompson said in a statement. "we have been investing significant capital to transform drax into one of europe's largest renewable-power generators, burning sustainable biomass, thereby improving the long-term value proposition for the group."

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Sarasota Garden Club members teach at camp [Published Southwest Florida Herald Tribune - Jul 31 2014]
Drax provides operational update during investo... [Published Biomass Magazine - Jul 31 2014]
Carbon tax hits Drax [Published World Coal - Jul 30 2014]
Drax takes H1 earnings hit from higher UK carbo... [Published Sharewatch Global Market - Jul 29 2014]
Power producer Drax H1 earning hit by UK carbon... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Jul 29 2014]
Drax H1 profits take bigger than expected hit [Published Utility Week - Jul 29 2014]
Drax hit by increasing cost of carbon tax [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 29 2014]
Drax : Swings To Pretax Loss And Slashes Interi... [Published 4 Traders - Jul 29 2014]
Drax earnings hit by UK carbon tax [Published Stock Market Wire - Jul 29 2014]
UK carbon tax hits first-half earnings at Drax [Published Insider Media Limited - Jul 29 2014]
Drax Shares Edge Lower as Profits Hit By UK Car... [Published International Business Times UK - Jul 29 2014]
Switch to biomass proving costly for Selby’s Dr... [Published B Daily - Jul 29 2014]
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]
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