Gravity batteries, clean heat confusion, and Labour spending rows: BusinessGreen’s most read stories of the week

Gravity batteries, clean heat confusion, and Labour spending rows: BusinessGreen's most read stories of the week

BusinessGreen rounds up the most widely read stories on the site this week

‘Flip-flopping’: Government slammed over reports Clean Heat Market Mechanism could be scrapped

Claire Coutinho reportedly preparing to ‘cave in’ to lobbying from boiler manufacturers who she recently accused of ‘price gouging, plain and simple’.

– by James Murray (@james_bg


Record drop in EU power sector emissions driven by ‘unprecedented collapse’ of coal and gas

New Ember analysis confirms wind generation hit an all-time high last year, as UK and EU power sector emissions fell to record lows.

– by Stuart Stone (@sstone26)


Plans unveiled to convert Europe’s deepest zinc and copper mine into 2MW gravity energy plant

Underground energy storage innovator Gravitricity inks deal to transform disused mineshaft in central Finland into underground energy storage facility.

– by Stuart Stone (@sstone26)


UK electric vehicle sales power past the one million mark

New SMMT figures for January confirm 21 per cent uptick in electric vehicle sales year-on-year.

– by Cecilia Keating (@cecilia_keating)


‘Octopoints’ win prizes: Octopus offers customers Greggs, Odeon, and National Trust rewards for cutting energy use

Octopus customers to be offered additional rewards of they curb energy use during peak ‘Saving Sessions’.

– by Stuart Stone (@sstone26)


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