Hitachi Capital UK makes multi-million-pound investment into GRIDSERVE

The move aims to help revolutionise approaches to solar energy, create infrastructure to accelerate the adoption of EVs and hit national net zero targets

Britvic signs £400m sustainability-linked loan

The agreement links the soft drink producer’s progress towards its 2025 sustainability targets to the cost of the debt facility, meaning the loan becomes cheaper the better it performs

RBS banks on boosting clean energy lending with £1.1bn deal

Projects that can receive financing include onshore and offshore wind, solar farms, smart meters, energy from waste and biomass power

EU bank lends €64m to support wind farms in Poland

The three wind projects will have a total installed capacity of up to 97MW

EU bank backs EV charging network expansion with €25m loan

Be Charge, a subsidiary of Be Power Group, has set a goal of installing a total of 30,000 charging points across Italy

Japanese shipping giant NYK unveils sustainability-linked loan

The finance mechanism will see interest rate fluctuate depending on the firm’s sustainability performance

Prada proves green is in this season with €50m Sustainability Linked Loan

The fashion brand claims the loan, signed with Crédit Agricole Group, is the first of its kind in the luxury goods industry

Oil refinery in Egypt lent $50m for energy efficiency upgrades

The measures are expected to help reduce carbon emissions by around 289,000 tonnes

New $30m loan to support business energy efficiency in Egypt

They will cover investments in technologies such as thermal insulation, solar panels, geothermal heat pumps and water-efficient irrigation systems

Government loans £120m to British Steel to pay EU carbon bill

It has stepped in to purchase the necessary carbon credits on behalf of the company