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Boost for energy efficiency in Ivano-Frankivsk

The city of Ivano-Frankivsk in western Ukraine and NEFCO have signed a loan agreement aimed at financing energy-efficiency measures in municipally owned public buildings in Ivano-Frankivsk, which has approx. 250,000 inhabitants.

Nopef to fund new feasibility studies

The Credit Committee for the Nordic Project Fund (Nopef) has approved financing for eighteen new projects. The total value of these grants is approx. EUR 564,000. The feasibility studies concern investments in projects carried out on all continents by Nordic small and medium-sized enterprises.

International focus on short-lived climate pollutants

A newly released report provides guidance on how to support waste management related climate mitigation in developing countries. The report was prepared in conjunction with an international workshop named “Helping Cities to create bankable projects for municipal solid waste management”.

Humanitarian support to Pavlohrad and Kramatorsk in Ukraine

NEFCO has signed two new grant agreements with the cities of Pavlohrad and Kramatorsk in Eastern Ukraine in order to promote energy efficiency investments. Both projects are financed by the Nordic Energy Efficiency and Humanitarian Support Initiative for Ukraine (NIU). The fund is administered by NEFCO and funded by the Nordic countries.

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Green school in Antonivka gives shelter to Ukrainian refugees

“This is where we are going to extend our school with a new annex. At the moment we are doing the groundwork, planning and taking care of the technical details. By the autumn our pupils will be benefiting from fresh, new spaces. We’re looking forward to it,” explains Galina Lugova, as she hurries on. It is impossible to mistake her enthusiasm as she shows us around.

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Upcoming events

25.05.2016 to 27.05.2016

NEFCO is organising a side event during the carbon expo on Thursday 26 May at 15.45-16.45 - Climate finance in action - combining mitigation, adaptation and private finance in Africa.

The side event examines business cases of investments, which combine mitigation and adaptation aspects with tangible climate, environmental and other co-benefits.