A14 project – Using coal ash for road construction

Drax, the United Kingdom’s largest renewable energy producer, has, in addition to fulfilling its aim of becoming a carbon negative company by 2030, helped in constructing the A14highway in the United Kingdom using ash from its power stations as a major component. This not only makes the ash a usable byproduct of energy generation but also avoids the need to mine fresh aggregate. Using ash also reduced the average energy required for road construction.

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