Selby District means business - Drax Power

Drax Power Station is one of the Selby District’s most iconic landmarks and has a pivotal position at the heart of the UK’s energy industry, providing around 17% of the UK's renewable energy.

The company employs around 900 people and supports many other local jobs. Employment covers a wide range of sectors including high-skilled manufacturing of industrial components, engineering and technical machinery, construction, IT, professional business services and transport. This combination of procuring local services and employment generates around £490m of economic activity in Yorkshire.