EU lends €21m for energy efficiency in Bucharest

The financing will support upgrades to thermal insulation of 400 residential buildings

EU approves €115m loan to roll out electric buses in Rotterdam

Public transport provider RET will also use the financing to install charging infrastructure for the vehicles

Two utility-scale solar plants to be built in Kenya in $253m deal

The Radiant and Eldosol solar farms will have a total capacity of 80MW and reduce carbon emissions by 106,000 tonnes annually

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EU grants €40m for Moldova-Romania power link

The interconnector, scheduled to be completed by 2024, is expected to considerably enhance the stability and reliability of Moldova’s electricity supply

EU lends €250m for fusion energy research in Italy

Around 1,500 scientists and technicians will be involved in the project

EU backs 21 wind farms in Spain with €385m financing

They will be located in six autonomous communities and generate enough electricity to power around 360,000 homes

EU bank lends €5m for green loans in Dominican Republic

The loan will be used to help homes and businesses finance energy efficiency and renewables projects

European Investment Bank mulls end to fossil fuel lending

It is part of the Bank’s plans to contribute towards meeting the goals of the Paris climate agreement

Green mortgage: Energy efficient home buyers offered better interest rates

The European Investment Bank is providing €150m to Bankia, which is matching the amount for the scheme

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

Investments are expected to start in the second half of 2019