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Cases and feature stories

Cases and feature stories

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.

Green Bond Principles: NIB a candidate for Executive Committee

6 Jun 2016

Since 2011, NIB has become a regular issuer of environmental bonds. This year the Bank has decided to run as a candidate for the Executive Committee of the Green Bond Principles.

Three ancient oaks saved as Fortum Värme builds biofuel CHP

3 Jun 2016 Fortum Värme CHP plant in Värtan, Stockholm

The biofuel-fired combined heat and power plant in Värtan was inaugurated in early May 2016, and it is an important step in developing a sustainable energy supply for Stockholm, Sweden.

"Linköping model": Garbage-to-economy

31 May 2016

Swedish Linköping has launched the most technologically advanced and one of the largest CHP plants in the country. The plant is fired on rubbish—household garbage, industrial waste and waste from abroad—so that nothing is left for the landfill.

Helsinki Airport: Better customer experience under one roof

11 May 2016

One of the major hubs for flights between Europe with Asia, Helsinki is carrying out a EUR 900 million investment programme, designed “to ensure that Helsinki Airport maintains its strong competitive position”, says Ville Haapasaari, director of the airport.

CPH: Engineering a double-deck gateway to Northern Europe

26 Apr 2016

Every year, Copenhagen Airport is investing one billion Danish kroner in improvements and maintenance. This is what it takes to keep up in the competition for the crown of the gateway to Northern Europe.

Buying green bonds a new way to finance environmental projects

21 Apr 2016

NIB is introducing a new financing product. Thomas Wrangdahl, Head of Lending, and Lars Eibeholm, Head of Treasury, explain what NIB is set to achieve and how it will be realised.



NIB and Sydbank cooperate to finance SMEs in Denmark

The new facility enables parallel lending and will result in risk sharing by the two banks.

26 Feb 2018

NIB finances Kemira’s R&D and chlorate expansion in Joutseno, Finland

A loan to the global chemicals company Kemira Oyj will finance the expansion of the company’s sodium chlorate production capacity in Joutseno, Finland, and R&D investments.

19 Feb 2018

NIB finances ESS laboratories and offices in Lund, Sweden

A loan to SKR Spallation AB will finance the construction of research facilities at the site of the European Spallation Source in Southern Sweden.

16 Feb 2018