Net zero's compelling growth story and Tata's gigafactory: BusinessGreen's most read stories of the week

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The proposed JLR Somerset gigafactory | Image: Credit: Agratas/Stantec
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The proposed JLR Somerset gigafactory | Image: Credit: Agratas/Stantec

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

Opinion: Business needs a clear and consistent UK green investment plan

Labour's decision to ditch its £28bn manifesto pledge creates yet more uncertainty for green businesses, writes UK Corporate Leaders Group's Beverley Cornaby.

- Beverley Cornaby

 

'Clean heat discount': Government urged to scrap levies on electric heating

EDF, E.ON, Nationwide, and Vaillant call for an end to 'unfair' penalisation of households making the switch to heat pumps.

- by Cecilia Keating (@cecilia_keating)

 

'Oxford Offsetting Principles': Report calls for carbon offset market 'course correction'

Oxford University updates guidance for high integrity carbon credits, warning 'vast majority' of offsetting approaches are not delivering on their promises.

- by James Murray (@james_bg

 

CBI: UK's 'net zero economy' grew to £74bn in 2023

Business group argues burgeoning green economy is critical to future UK growth prospects, after far outperforming wider UK economy that has stagnated in recent years.

- by Michael Holder (@michaelholder

 

Tata battery business confirms plans for Somerset 'gigafactory'

Agratas reveals location for Tata Motors and Jaguar Land Rover battery gigafactory at the Gravity Smart Campus near Bridgwater in Somerset.

- by Stuart Stone (@sstone26)

 

Don't forget to get your entries in for this year's UK Green Business Awards ahead of the March 1st deadline.

 

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