NEFCO is an international financial institution established by the five Nordic countries. NEFCO finances green growth investments and projects primarily in Russia, Ukraine and Belarus as well as climate projects across the world. NEFCO's main focus is to generate positive environmental effects of interest to the Nordic region.
Chernihiv is rolling out a range of energy efficiency projects in order to cut heat consumption and save money. We met with the city's decision makers in September and visited two schools which were being refurbished.
The working group for the Arctic Contaminants Action Program will convene 27-29 January.
The Danish Board of District Heating is hosting an event on energy efficiency in Kiev 9-11 February.
The Baltic Sea Centre at Stockholm University is 12 February arranging a seminar on sea-based measures to reduce consequences of eutrophication.
The 4th global geothermal energy summit will take place in Reykjavik, Iceland 18-19 February.
A conference on energy efficiency will convene in Murmansk 25-26 February.
The contracting parties to the Helsinki Convention will convene in Helsinki 3-4 March.
NEFCO's Board of Directors will convene in Helsinki 5 March.
The 16th international environmental forum the Baltic Sea Day will be held 18-20 March in St. Petersburg.
A seminar on water protection in municipalities will be held in Tallinn 26 March. The event is organised by the Citywater project in co-operation with the Association of Estonian Cities.
The city of Poltava in eastern Ukraine and NEFCO have signed a loan agreement aimed at upgrading the city’s district heating system. The demonstration project will enable the renovation of a boiler plant with fully automated gas boilers.
A total of 18.86 million certified emission reduction units (CERs) have been contracted from ten projects under the Norwegian Carbon Procurement Facility (NorCaP).
NEFCO and the Belarusian government have signed a framework agreement acknowledging NEFCO’s status as an international financial institution in Belarus. The signing of the agreement, which took place at EBRD's headquarters in London, will pave the way for a substantial increase of NEFCO’s lending operations in the country, not least within the municipal sector.