Solar panel records and VAT ditched on home batteries: 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

'On the cusp of the next solar revolution': Oxford PV claims new world record for solar panel efficiency

Company says its panel has deliver a record conversion efficiency of 25 per cent.

- by Cecilia Keating (@cecilia_keating)

 

Boiler Upgrade Scheme: Heat pump applications rise 49 per cent following grant increase

New government figures reveal sharp increase in Boiler Upgrade Scheme applications, after heat pump grants rose to £7,500.

- by Stuart Stone (@sstone26)

 

Home energy storage products become zero-rated for VAT

Domestic batteries officially join list of 'energy saving materials' awarded VAT-free status.

- by Cecilia Keating (@cecilia_keating)

 

'Rewarding early adopters': OVO and Vaillant team up in bid to cut heat pump running costs

Energy giant hails new dedicated heat pump tariff as offering 'best in-market rate of 15p per kWh'.

- by James Murray (@james_bg

 

Gresham House Energy Storage scraps dividend amid UK grid battery sector downturn

Dividend target and policy under review at £841m trust, amid 'challenging environment' for UK battery storage sector.

- Valeria Martinez

 

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