Boiler rows and fresh energy efficiency funding: BusinessGreen's most read stories of the week

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

Octopus Energy secures $800m investment to accelerate global clean tech push

Company says latest funding injection will help it accelerate renewables roll out in support of COP28 commitments.

- by James Murray (@James_BG)  

 

'It's good news': Government confirms plans for £6bn post-election energy efficiency drive

Government unveils funding boost for energy efficiency and heat pump programmes, as Treasury confirms plans for new carbon border levy.

- by James Murray (@James_BG)  

 

Is the UK really about to introduce a 'boiler tax'?

Some of the UK's leading boilermakers claim they have been forced to increase prices to cover rising green policy costs, but energy experts have accused them of price gouging and deception - where does the truth lie?

- by Cecilia Keating (@cecilia_keating)

 

Kraken swoops for green energy tech firm Sennen in 'gamechanger' deal

Acquisition will see Octopus Energy-owned Kraken manage a further 30GW of green energy capacity through its smart energy platform.

- by Stuart Stone (@sstone26)

 

'Bridge to bankability': CUR8, UNDO, British Airways and Standard Chartered launch carbon removals pilot

Firms join forces to launch 'first of a kind' debt financing model for carbon removals.

- by Stuart Stone (@sstone26)

 

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