New electricity data hubs are expected to cut peak demand and open up to innovations such as consumers storing or selling self-generated renewable energy.
"What we are doing here at ESS goes beyond simply building a new 'big science' facility; the project is crucial for Europe's competitiveness in a knowledge-based economy", says ESS Director John Womersley.
The western bypass is a key component in developing the municipal road infrastructure in Vilnius, a city of more than half a million inhabitants.
Although Poland showed a leap in adding new wind capacity in 2015, this sector is now facing investment pullback. "New regulations are effectively blocking wind energy investments", says renewable energy expert Agnieszka Karas.
“The need for financing is increasing, and northern Norway is a market of opportunities”, says Stig-Are Eriksen, Director of Region North at SG Finans at a loan signing ceremony with NIB.
The Artic tram model is unique, tailor-made for Helsinki’s conditions. The design is based on free-turning bogies, a feature not typical of mainstream low-floor trams.
“Active safety systems and autonomous cars are contributing to a sustainable transport system by reducing accidents and energy use", says Mr. Peter Janevik, CTO at AstaZero in Borås, Sweden.
The year 2016 has proven to be a record-breaking one for NIB. The total amount of funding raised by NIB is reaching EUR 6.5 billion, which is the largest volume ever.
MAX IV Laboratory recently inaugurated in Lund, southern Sweden, is a resource-efficient and internationally certified green building. Every year, thousands of scientists from all over the world will be coming here to study matter.
The Funding team from NIB recently invited investors in its environmental bonds to visit projects they helped finance.
In 2017, NIB is participating as observer to an expert group set up to provide recommendations for the European Commission on sustainable finance.
19 Jan 2017
The facility will finance SME and small mid-cap investments in a broad range of sectors in southern Sweden.
23 Dec 2016
NIB starts disclosing its purchases of green bonds. First eight transactions have been published on the Bank’s website.
22 Dec 2016
Sparbanken Skåne (Sweden) (23 Dec 2016)
Nord-Trøndelag Elektrisitetsverk Holding AS (Norway) (22 Dec 2016)
City of Luleå (Sweden) (21 Dec 2016)