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Press Release: EBRD supports Chinese investment in Egypt with loan to Angel Yeast

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Press Release: EBRD finances 36 MW solar plant near Lviv

The EBRD is supporting a new 36 MW solar plant in western Ukraine as part of its commitment to making the energy mix in its countries of operations greener. The investment is made together with the Clean Technology Fund, the Bank’s partner in advancing green energy.

Press Release: Solar energy helps Moroccan plastic bag producer reduce energy bill

Imagine having the power to rid the environment of the adverse effects of greenhouse gas emissions emitted by 150 cars! Well, a plastic bag producer in Morocco, Multisac, did just that.

Press Release: EBRD meets ambitious green-economy goals early as investment hits new record

The EBRD hit ambitious targets for climate finance well ahead of schedule in 2017 and its total annual investment reached a new record high, as the Bank delivered positive change across a growing number of emerging economies.

Press Release: EBRD driving forward global climate goals at Paris One Planet Summit

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) will join other global development organisations in stepping up the momentum for global climate action at the One Planet climate summit in Paris on 12 December.

Press Release: EBRD initiates work on a new energy sector strategy

The EBRD is starting work on a new energy sector strategy and inviting the public to submit contributions. Comments based on the current document should be submitted in writing no later than 1 February 2018 to

Press Release: EBRD and ALEXBANK supports energy efficiency in Egypt

The EBRD and the European Investment Bank (EIB) are planning to support energy-efficient and renewable energy investment in Egypt through a financing package to ALEXBANK in the amount of up to US$ 30 million under the Green Economy Financing Facility (GEFF) for Egypt. The EBRD is providing a financing facility of up to US$ 15 million to ALEXBANK for on-lending to private companies for energy-efficiency and renewable energy projects. The EIB is expected to join the facility with an additional US$ 15 million in financing at a later stage and to team up with EBRD to further strengthen sustainable energy measures in Egypt.

Press Release: EBRD puts on the heating in Banja Luka

In a significant step forward to boost green energy in Bosnia and Herzegovina, the EBRD is supporting the construction in Banja Luka of a 49 MW district-heating boiler plant fired by wood biomass, under the Bank’s Green Cities Framework.

Press Release: EBRD facilitates registration of Kazakh wind farm under domestic carbon credit scheme

The Yereymentau Wind Farm in Kazakhstan, a long-standing partner of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, EBRD, has been registered as a domestic carbon credit project under the country’s emissions trading system (ETS).

Press Release: EBRD, EU and Austria support greener future in Bosnia and Herzegovina

The EBRD, the European Union (EU) and the Austrian Federal Ministry of Finance have launched a joint programme to support energy efficiency investment in the residential housing sector in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The EBRD has committed a total of €17 million to Unicredit Bank Mostar, Unicredit Bank Banja Luka and Sparkasse Bank, which the banks will use to on-lend to clients investing in energy efficiency projects in residential buildings.

Press Release: EBRD at COP23, determined to achieve climate goals

The EBRD heads for international climate talks in Bonn next week, determined to demonstrate its commitment to meeting ambitious goals to address the global challenge of climate change.

Press Release: EBRD sets new milestone in renewable energy financing

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has set a new landmark in its global climate response: financing well over 1 GW of new renewables capacity in 2017 with an expected reduction in CO2 emissions of 2 million tonnes a year.

Press Release: What makes buildings green

“Green” comes in many shapes and sizes, but rarely does it come bigger than in buildings. Buildings consume over one-third of the energy used worldwide, and in developed countries that rate is even higher, more than 40 per cent. At the same time, about one-third of global carbon emissions are generated in the building sector.

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