Wasted wind power, swimming pool energy, and nature finance: BusinessGreen's most read stories of the week

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The Hornsea offshore wind project | Credit: Orsted
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The Hornsea offshore wind project | Credit: Orsted

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

Report: Wasted offshore wind power costing UK £1bn a year

Electricity wasted by turning off turbines to avoid overloading the grid should be harnessed to turbocharge green hydrogen production, Policy Exchange argues.

- by Michael Holder (@michaelholder

 

Smart Charge: Sainsbury's launches ultra-rapid EV charging business

Supermarket giant's new venture aims to deliver over 750 charging bays at more than 100 Sainsbury's locations by the end of 2024.

- by Stuart Stone (@sstone26)

 

Octopus Energy to invest £200m in waste heat innovator Deep Green

London-based tech firm secures multi-million pound backing to support roll out of technology that captures and repurposes waste heat from IT data centres.

- by Michael Holder (@michaelholder

 

H&M is funding offshore wind in Bangladesh to get garment factories off fossil fuels

H&M will co-invest in a project it hopes will supply 40 per cent of the country's power.

- Heather Clancy, GreenBiz

 

'Milestone moment for nature finance': Hundreds of firms gear up for nature-related corporate reporting

London Stock Exchange, BBC, OVO, and Drax among organisations to confirm they will disclose their impacts and dependencies on nature using TNFD framework.

- by Cecilia Keating (@cecilia_keating)

 

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