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Cases and feature stories

Cases and feature stories

European Spallation Source: Bridging the innovation gap

23 Jan 2017

"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.

Vilnius launches western bypass

18 Jan 2017

The western bypass is a key component in developing the municipal road infrastructure in Vilnius, a city of more than half a million inhabitants.

Polish wind energy: from leap to stall?

16 Jan 2017

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.

Arctic Norway a market of opportunities

1 Dec 2016

“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.

Artic: tram to fit the city

29 Nov 2016

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.

AstaZero: Self-driving cars coming soon

28 Nov 2016 AstaZero

“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.

NIB funding: 2016 breaks records

24 Nov 2016

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 Lab: A dream building for unique X-ray research

4 Oct 2016

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.

NIB invites green bond investors to “kick the wheels”

3 Oct 2016 Funding takes NEB investor to visit Vantaan Energia

The Funding team from NIB recently invited investors in its environmental bonds to visit projects they helped finance.

World’s most striking power plant wins architecture prize

28 Sep 2016 Øvre Forsland hydropower plant

Just south of the Arctic Circle lies Øvre Forsland, the world’s most striking hydropower station. Norwegian Helgeland Kraft, have made it a priority to build spectacular hydropower stations to showcase the technology.



NIB finances the expansion of Copenhagen Airport

A loan to Copenhagen Airports A/S will finance capacity investments and expansion projects at Denmark's largest airport.

19 Dec 2017

Nordic-financed wastewater treatment plant opens in Petrozavodsk, Russia

On 19 December, the city of Petrozavodsk and its water utility PKS inaugurated an upgraded wastewater treatment plant on the shore of Lake Onega.

19 Dec 2017

NIB finances the expansion of Posten Norge’s logistics centre

A loan to the Norwegian postal service Posten Norge will finance the upgrade of the Alnabru logistics centre north of Oslo, Norway.

15 Dec 2017