BusinessGreen's most read in 2014

Jessica Shankleman
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From trains running on wind power to the booming EV market, BusinessGreen runs down its most read and shared stories this year

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Dutch wind turbines to power electric trains - Dutch trains will start running on wind energy from next year and the country's entire rail network could be fully powered by green electricity by 2018.

Coal generation down as Germany breaks yet another renewables record
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Green electricity meets 28 per cent of demand in first half of 2014

Green Deal Home Improvement Fund - at a glance
- BusinessGreen outlines the ins and outs of the government's popular scheme designed to drive uptake of domestic energy efficiency measures

Seven Sustainability Trends for 2014
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Trewin Restorick gazes into his green crystal ball and picks out the key trends for the year ahead. But was he right?

DECC unveils shock changes to solar farm subsidies
- Government confirms drastic reforms to solar subsidy regime, as fears mount over impact of solar farm development on clean energy budget

Report: Global electric vehicle sales double in 2013
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New study confirms electric vehicle sales are increasing exponentially, driven in large part by effective fiscal policies

UK wind power smashes monthly record
- During the wettest winter on record, stormy weather and increased capacity leads to a surge in green energy generation. This kicked of off a year of record smashing for the sector.

RWE npower confirms plan to close UK coal power plant
- Company details how it is looking to comply with EU emissions rules by closing seven fossil fuel power plants by 2023

Scottish wind energy exceeds domestic power demand - Analysis from WWF Scotland reveals the country's wind turbines provided enough power to meet more than 100 per cent of demand from Scottish households in October

Green Party membership surge passes record 20,000 mark - Party reveals that membership has swelled 45 per cent this year, as it challenges the Lib Dems in the polls

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'Superfuel of the future': Government hands out £60m to cutting-edge hydrogen projects

Hydrogen produced from offshore wind, nuclear, and ammonia among initiatives to be explored across 28 projects that have today secured fresh funding

Michael Holder
clock 19 May 2022 • 3 min read
Release the Kraken: Octopus plans to offer software platform to wider utilities sector

Release the Kraken: Octopus plans to offer software platform to wider utilities sector

Octopus Energy reveals plans to extend software platform that underpins its smart tech vision into water and broadband sectors

James Murray
clock 19 May 2022 • 2 min read
The heat is on: Netherlands set to ban fossil fuel boilers from 2026

The heat is on: Netherlands set to ban fossil fuel boilers from 2026

The Netherlands becomes latest country to confirm plans to phase out fossil gas boilers, as UK MPs lament failure to beef up heat pump policies

James Murray
clock 18 May 2022 • 4 min read