(Reuters) - Drax Group, the UK's largest source of renewable electricity, had around 3 billion pounds ($3.75 billion) of contracted forward power sales between 2024 and 2026 as of April 22, compared with 2.8 billion as of Feb. 26, it said on Thursday.

The London-listed company also said expectations for full-year core profit were in line with analysts' consensus estimate of 968 million pounds.

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(Reporting by Anchal Rana in Bengaluru; Editing by Janane Venkatraman)