Battery trains, fossil fuel ad bans, and EU's Net Zero Industry Act: 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

Hitachi Rail and TransPennine Express launch 'UK first' battery train trial

First UK trial to replace a diesel engine with a battery on an intercity train is now underway following £15m Hitachi Rail investment

- by Stuart Stone (@sstone26)

 

'A good deal': UK climate goals can be delivered at 'minimal cost', study finds

University of Oxford research concludes four out of five low-carbon investments are cost reducing compared to their fossil fuel equivalents

- by Cecilia Keating (@cecilia_keating)

 

'Foundation stones of a new industrial policy': EU Net Zero Industry Act passes final legislative hurdle

Legislation adopted on eve of EU elections is designed to spur growth of clean technology manufacturing across bloc

- by Cecilia Keating (@cecilia_keating)

 

'Basic common sense': Edinburgh bans adverts for fossil fuels and high-carbon products

City Council announces crackdown on adverts of airlines, airports, SUVs, cruise ships and petrol and diesel cars

 - by Cecilia Keating (@cecilia_keating)

 

National Grid launches £7bn rights offer to help fund grid upgrades

Fund raise from existing shareholders aims to help catalyse broader £32bn green grid investment programme

- by Cecilia Keating (@cecilia_keating)

 

You can now sign up to attend the fifth annual Net Zero Festival, which will be hosted by BusinessGreen on October 22-23 at the Business Design Centre in London.

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