Barclays' fossil fuel pledge and biodiversity net gain rules: 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

Barclays pledges to stop directly financing new oil and gas projects

Bank's revised Climate Change Statement promises to halt financing for energy firms' upstream oil and gas expansion projects or related infrastructure.

- by Stuart Stone (@sstone26)

 

Octopus Energy and National Grid deal aims to speed up home clean tech installations

Firms claim agreement could shave weeks off the process for installing heat pumps, solar panels, and electric vehicle chargers in customers' homes.

- by Michael Holder (@michaelholder

 

Race to Green Steel: New campaign urges carmakers to switch to low carbon steel

Coalition of non-profits launch campaign aimed at encouraging automakers to source green steel for their vehicles.

- by Michael Holder (@michaelholder

 

'Substantial potential': Biodiversity Net Gain rules come into force in England

Developers in England are now legally required to deliver 10 per cent Biodiversity Net Gain on new housing, industrial, and commercial projects.

- by Stuart Stone (@sstone26)

 

Government consults on easing rules for heat pumps and EV charge points

Eight-week consultation proposes series of measures designed to accelerate rollout of key clean energy technologies.

- by Cecilia Keating (@cecilia_keating)

 

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