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Upswing in Ukrainian energy-efficiency investments

NEFCO has signed loan agreements with ten Ukrainian municipalities in order to promote investments in energy-efficiency measures in the cities of Chernihiv, Fastiv, Irpin, Khmelnytsky, Kremenchuk, Kuznetsovsk, Lubny, Lutsk, Odessa and Rivne.

Financing granted for a large number of feasibility studies

Nopef has approved financing for 24 new projects, which means that the number of approved feasibility studies exceeds the number of financed studies compared with the last few years. The funded companies are expected to raise total investments of EUR 86.5 million once they establish a local presence in the project countries.

New strategy for NEFCO

A new agreement on NEFCO’s mandate was signed in Helsinki today by representatives from all five Nordic countries. The signing event was hosted by Kimmo Tiilikainen, Finnish Minister of Agriculture and the Environment.
 

Boost for energy-efficiency in Georgia

NEFCO has signed agreements with the consultancy companies NIRAS and Allplan aimed at promoting energy-efficiency measures in Georgia. The upcoming projects will be financed through a Danish trust fund that is administered by NEFCO.

NEFCO signs framework agreement with Armenia

NEFCO and the Armenian Government have today signed a framework agreement that acknowledges NEFCO’s status as an international financial institution in Armenia. This will pave the way for new projects with environmental benefits in the country.
 

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Green to Scale: act in time to buy time to act

Expert discussions on climate action are filled with obscure units like MtCO2e, LCOE and TWh. However, there is one unit that matters more than anything else: time. Over the past years, climate has been changing rapidly – more rapidly than expected. Not only have global average temperatures broken records, they have also broken records on how much they have broken records.

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Upcoming events

07.02.2017

The Finnish-Russian Chamber of Commerce is hosting a seminar on the Year of Ecology in Russia 2017. The event takes place in Helsinki 7 February and includes presentations by MEP Pekka Haavisto and Mathias Bergman from the Baltic Sea Action Group.

 

28.02.2017 to 01.03.2017

The 38th meeting of the Helsinki Commission will take place in Helsinki, Finland 28 February - 1 March.