Bill Gates and EU launch €100m clean energy investment fund

Investments are expected to start in the second half of 2019

Clean energy and transport projects win share of €4bn EU fund

Grants are being provided for electric buses and trams, wind farms and energy efficiency projects

Solar and storage for all public schools and health centres in Gambia

The project is receiving more than €183m of financial support

Dutch ship management firm sets sail with €110m green loan

The project is expected to significantly reduce emissions of sulphur oxide and particulate matter pollutants

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EU and Spanish bank join forces to combat climate change

They have also signed an agreement to finance the Goya wind energy project

Estonian firm lent €12m to commercialise fuel cell tech

It plans to manufacture around two million cells per year, accounting for an electrical capacity of 50MW

EU backs Finnish power grid upgrade with €100m loan

The project will allow higher capacity of new renewable generation projects to be added to the grid

EU lends €26m to develop innovative parts for low emission vehicles

Cikautxo specialises in rubber and plastic components for the automotive sector

EU bank taken to court over €60m biomass loan

Environmental lawyers at ClientEarth alleges the European Investment Bank failed to apply ‘crucial environmental scrutiny’ to its funding decisions

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EU backs giant Belgian offshore wind farm with €250m loan

It will consist of 58 turbines and generate renewable energy for around 485,000 households