A tunnel at the bottom of the Lysefjord in western Norway reveals a noisy construction site. The Lysebotn power plant will provide balancing services to the Nordic market and beyond in a few years.
The futuristic Kampusareena building at Tampere University of Technology is attracting many high-tech tenants to mingle among the students under the grass roof.
NIB is set to broaden the geographical focus of its lending outside its member countries. Projects eligible for financing will be assessed on the case-by-case basis from the point of view of the Bank’s mission fulfilment.
The Bank’s USD 1 billion global re-opened the USD market for supranational issuers following a three-week issuance moratorium due to the highly anticipated September meeting of the US Federal Reserve.
The NIB Environmental Bond programme continues to grow. In September, NIB was back in the EUR market with its first EUR-denominated environmental benchmark.
Standard and Poor’s has upgraded NIB's stand-alone credit profile from aa+ to aaa. "This means that NIB’s issuer credit rating doesn’t need any 'uplifting' from the callable capital”, explains Lars Eibeholm, Head of Treasury.
More people are choosing to travel with X2000 trains the operator company SJ AB is now set to upgrade. “The environment will benefit every time a customer chooses to travel by train”, says Crister Fritzson, head of Sweden’s largest train carrier.
A new waste-to-energy plant in Vantaa has helped reduce Helsinki region’s dependence on fossil fuels. Financed with a loan from NIB, the facility burns mixed waste from 1.5 million residents.
It is 3:59 am on 1 July when the first scheduled train sets out from Helsinki’s Central Railway Station on a round trip via Helsinki Airport.
At a panel debate arranged by NIB at Denmark’s People Meeting on Bornholm, we asked the participants how the financial markets can contribute to green growth.
A loan to the Swedish telecom company Ericsson will finance a research programme for the development of 5G mobile technology.
22 Dec 2017
A long-term loan agreement with the Swedish airport operator Swedavia AB will finance the construction of a new pier at Stockholm Arlanda Airport.
21 Dec 2017
NIB's loan will be used for the renovation of university buildings in Ukraine for better energy efficiency and to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
21 Dec 2017