With NIB financing, the energy company, Eidsiva Energi, is constructing a new waste-to-energy plant in eastern Norway.
The plant will produce bioenergy based on local waste.
As the expiration of the emission reduction agreement of the Kyoto Protocol approaches, interest in the Post-2012 Credit Carbon Fund is increasing. The Fund sends a strong signal to companies and investors that credit trading will continue also after the expiration of the Kyoto protocol agreement
Interview with Klas Eklund, Sweden's foremost climate economist, in which he calls for a uniform price on carbon emissions worldwide and better skilled finance personnel to help build a greener economy.
In Finland's capital Helsinki, as in many other cities in Europe, rail transport is becoming the trendy way to travel. One major cause is concern about climate change. With NIB financing, Helsinki is extending its metro network and upgrade metro cars and trams.
In an interview , the Bank's President and CEO, Johnny Åkerholm, explains what he sees as the main objectives and challenges for COP15 with the UN Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen approaching.
Interview with Jaakko Henttonen, Manager of the Northern Dimension Environmental Partnership, on how the Partnership assesses the ongoing projects and what new efforts the NDEP would initiate in the Northern Dimension area.
Denmark's enzyme technology company, Novozymes, has provided the enzymes needed to produce the waste-based biofuel. The biofuel production relies on waste and residue crops, known as bio-mass.
Swedish SSAB is expanding its environmental programme aimed at improving its energy efficiency, waste handling and use of chemicals. NIB is financing the initiative with a EUR 48 million loan.
An interview with Vice Governor of St. Petersburg, Alexey Sergeyev, in which he comments on recent cutbacks in the budget of the Neva Closure of Discharges of Untreated Wastewater Programme and affirms the city's commitment to implement the programme on schedule.
A peat- and biomass-fired power plant built in Estonia's second-largest city, Tartu, will help reduce the local economy's dependence on imported natural gas.
The Support Fund of the Northern Dimension Partnership on Transport and Logistics will co-finance infrastructur projects to qualify them for financing from banks.
12 Dec 2012
NIB and Kraftnät Åland Ab have signed a loan agreement for financing a subsea transmission cable between the Åland Islands and mainland Finland.
11 Dec 2012
A NIB loan to the Republic of Belarus will help upgrade wastewater treatment plants in the cities of Grodno and Brest. NIB fulfil its mission in Belarus by financing urgent environmental needs that have a significant direct impact on the Baltic Sea region.
10 Dec 2012