EU banks on energy efficient housing with €2.6m to Spanish financial institution

UCI’s Residential Energy Rehabilitation project aims to upgrade 3,720 homes and help reduce household energy consumption by an average of 50%

Renewables and clean transport among projects backed with €7.3m EU funding

The funding will enable companies and utilities to implement measures for protection against a more extreme climate and other disasters

Italy’s CAP Group secures €100m EU green loan to upgrade water infrastructure

It will also use the financing to improve its water and sewerage network, implement circular economy projects and reduce emissions

EU supports efficient heating project in Lithuania with €43m financing

Around 17km of old pipelines will be replaced with modern, pre-insulated ones as worn-out pipelines are currently causing major heat loss and increasing the risk of accidents

EDP Renewables granted €66m EU loan for six wind farms in Poland

The wind farms, which will have a total capacity of 149.4MW, were awarded individual 15-year Contracts for Differences under auctions held in 2018 and 2019

EU bank commits €1bn for energy efficient social housing in France

The new scheme is expected to help finance the renovation of around 70,000 social housing units across France, helping reduce the primary energy use of buildings by at least 40%

SCA lent €300m to upgrade paper mill to tear down emissions and energy use

The financing will support the upgrade of its kraftliner mill at Obbola, further enhancing production of recyclable and renewable packaging with a process known as papermaking 4.0 and helping reduce its carbon footprint

Ørsted granted €500m EU loan to support renewable energy investments

The Danish power company will use part of the loan for the Borssele 1 & 2 wind farm, which has a total capacity of 752MW

Dutch energy infrastructure upgrade granted €250m EU loan

TenneT Holding is building a 40-kilometre long electricity corridor that will enable the transmission of offshore wind energy to users in the Netherlands and beyond

New partnership seeks to accelerate action on climate change adaptation

The focus areas of collaboration include financing adaptation solutions, supporting knowledge, tolls and capacity-building on adaptation and sharing best practices and data