Belgian firm granted €425m EU bank loan for smart meters rollout

Fluvius, a co-operative company owned by 11 inter-municipal companies, has set a target to install smart meters at 80% of its clients’ sites by the end of 2024

Polish tech start-up lent €7.5m for sustainable packaging

Packhelp allows customers to design and order their own custom-branded packaging made from certified materials that don’t harm the environment, encouraging businesses to boost their own green credentials

New $231m loan approved for hydropower project in India

The Lower Kopili Hydroelectric Power plant, located in Central Assam, will have a total capacity of 120MW

London-based bank backs renewable energy in Egypt with $4.2m loan

It will finance the construction of a solar power plant, with a capacity of 6MW, at Dina Farms

EU bank agrees €190m loan to modernise power network in the Czech Republic

As an EU Project of Common Interest, state-owned Czech Transmission System Operator, or ČEPS, will also enhance the integration of renewable energy in the network

EU bank supports four wind farms in Poland with €42m loan

They will have a total installed capacity of 102.5MW and generate enough electricity to power more than 60,000 households at peak times

London-based bank lends €25m for energy efficiency in Ukraine

The city of Dnipro plans to refurbish around 100 buildings, including kindergartens, schools and outpatient clinics with energy-saving measures

Uzbekistan secures €55.8m loan to finance hydropower projects

The country hopes to generate a quarter of its electricity from renewable sources by 2030, including 3.8GW of hydropower

Siemens Energy closes €3bn loan linked to sustainability

The financing costs are linked to key environmental, social and corporate governance criteria

Argentinian agribusiness lent $100m for green projects

The financing will support the establishment of an anaerobic biodigester to produce renewable energy from animal waste that will be sold to the grid