Ed’s note: The long-term impact of a pandemic

The International Energy Agency released its annual World Energy Investment 2020 report in May and noted that 2020 will see the single largest drop...
Elektro Maribor

Elektro Maribor wins EIB aid to refurbish grid network

Elektro Maribor has secured a EUR 31 million load from the European Investment Bank to reinforce its grid network.
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EIB finances first dedicated solar project in Poland

EIB has made available its first funding within the solar energy sector in Poland by approving a EUR18 million ($20m) loan.

EU to mobilise €30bn to help member states affected by the...

The European Commission has proposed the establishment of a new loan facility under the Just Transition Mechanism.

COVID-19 impacts on low-carbon investments

Daniel Atzori, research partner at Cornwall Insight, comments on the likely impacts of the COVID-19 crisis in low-carbon infrastructure finance and investor confidence.
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EU Commission presents €750 billion green COVID-recovery plan

The European Commission has announced revisions to its long-term economic planning, including a €750 billion ($826 billion) green recovery plan to drive the bloc's post-pandemic recovery, and build a sustainability-focussed economy for the next generation.
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Smart grid infrastructure investments in South America to hit $18.1 billion

Countries in South America will invest $18.1 billion in smart grid infrastructure over the next decade, according to Northeast Group.

German energy providers lodge action to block E.ON RWE merger

More than ten German energy providers have lodged an urgent action at the European Court of Justice (EJC) to have the approval of the largest merger in the history of Europe's energy industry nullified stating concern over monopolisation of the sector in the country.
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Global energy investment to drop by $400bn

Total global energy investment will hit a record low in 2020 due to the negative impacts of the Coronavirus on the world economy - IEA
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COVID-19 fails to derail the energy transition says a new study

Despite economic challenges caused by COVID-19, the energy transition remains on track, according to a new survey conducted by Deloitte.

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