EU supports Dutch district heating with €30m investment

The funding will support the development of at least four district heating projects in various municipalities

Swedish battery tech start-up receives €47m EU backing

The loan will boost Nilar International’s research and development programme to demonstrate commercial viability of its technology

EU bank invests €120m to modernise power network in Hungary

The financing will cover the costs of the reinforcement of the electricity supply network, refurbishment of substations, overhead lines and underground cables and the installation of advanced meters

Ukraine granted €300m EU loan to boost energy efficiency of public buildings

It will support the upgrades of 1,000 public-owned buildings, including schools, cultural centres, kindergartens and hospitals

Borealis granted €250m to develop circular economy solutions for plastics

It will enable the company to intensify the development of polyolefins-based circular solutions used in a wide range of applications in consumers products, packaging and power transmission cabling

EU bank lends €110m for smart meters and IT solutions in Lithuania

Ignitis Group will use the financing to install the technologies for data collection and management with energy distribution operator ESO

Green finance
New fund to pave the way for low carbon and resilient cities in developing and emerging economies

It is a collaboration between ministers and directors of the Governments of Germany and Luxembourg together with the World Bank, European Investment Bank and the Global Covenant of Mayors

Fiat Chrysler granted €800m financing for EVs in Italy

The European Investment Bank is supporting the development of battery electric vehicles as well as plug-in hybrids

Giant onshore wind farm in Austria granted €107.4m

The 143MW wind farm will generate enough electricity to power around 90,000 homes

EU bank backs Irish smart meter rollout with €150m

It will support ESB Networks’ installation of 2.4 million smart meters in homes and businesses across the country by 2024