EU and International Monetary Fund team up to support sustainable development

They have agreed a new financial partnership agreement that will boost their collaboration to tackle key challenges, including climate change

EU bank lends £200m for nearly-zero energy buildings in Sweden

Swedish property company Wallenstam will use the financing to build sustainable affordable housing projects across the country

Polish firm lent €46m to upgrade district heating networks

They will be made more efficient and help deliver energy savings in two cities

EU bank lends €64m to support wind farms in Poland

The three wind projects will have a total installed capacity of up to 97MW

EU seeks views on tightening state aid rules for carbon market

The Commission has launched a consultation on the revised guidelines for emissions allowance trading post-2021, which includes reducing the number of sectors eligible for compensation

EU unveils €1tn investment plan to meet net zero carbon goal

The projects financed under the European Green Deal will support new, clean energy and circular economy industries and enable the creation of high quality jobs across the region

EU bank provides €27.5m for electric and natural gas buses in Spain

It will support the modernisation of Grupo Ruiz’s fleet with the rollout of more than 170 cleaner buses

Record year of sales for low emission vehicles in 2019

Despite a huge increase in demand for battery electric vehicles, their market share is still small at 1.6%

Agreement signed for transit of Russian gas to Europe via Ukraine

Under the terms of the deal, Russia is obligated to send 65bn cubic meters (bcm) of gas through Ukraine in 2020 and 40bcm of gas from 2021 to 2025

EU bank backs EV charging network expansion with €25m loan

Be Charge, a subsidiary of Be Power Group, has set a goal of installing a total of 30,000 charging points across Italy