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Belgique : à Quenast, une Grand-Place métamorphosée grâce à la BEI et à son partenaire Belfius

  •  Release date: 24/05/2018
Une vitesse réduite pour une sécurité renforcée, une attention toute particulière pour les cyclistes et les personnes à mobilité réduite, des trottoirs plus larges, un éclairage LED peu énergivore, des bancs publics, des plantes et des arbres, 600 m2 de berges restaurés et un acheminement direct des eaux de pluie vers la Senne… Grâce au programme Smart Cities & Sustainable Development de Belfius et la BEI, c’est une Grand-Place complètement métamorphosée qui a été inaugurée ce jour à 18h30, à Quenast, dans la commune de Rebecq (Brabant wallon) en présence des autorités et de la population locale, ainsi que des représentants de Belfius et de la BEI. 
 

EIB’s agriculture and bioeconomy programme loan: here is how it works

  •  Release date: 24/05/2018
Following the launch of the new programme loan for agriculture and bioeconomy on 16 April 2018, the European Investment Bank (EIB) published today the factsheet gathering all its terms and conditions, eligibility criteria and benefits.
 

Ukraine: EIB supports upgrade of energy and road infrastructure

  •  Release date: 24/05/2018
The EIB is lending EUR 136m to Ukraine’s National Power Company Ukrenergo in support of an extensive modernisation programme of its transmission infrastructure, helping to ensure that Ukrainian citizens and companies have a reliable source of electricity. The Ukrainian Government strongly supports this project as evidenced by the agreement that they signed with EIB today that will provide guarantees to back the EIB loan. 
 

Ukraine: Beskyd railway tunnel completed and put into operation

  •  Release date: 24/05/2018
The Beskyd Tunnel, a crucial part of a railway connection between the Ukraine and the EU, was inaugurated today. It is of the utmost importance fostering deeper integration between Ukraine and the European Union.
 

Ireland: ESB and Bord na Móna reach Financial Close on Oweninny Wind Farm Project

  •  Release date: 23/05/2018
ESB and Bord na Móna are pleased to announce that financial close has been reached on the EUR 160m Oweninny project in North County Mayo.
 

Germany: EIB provides new funds for North Rhine-Westphalia

  •  Release date: 23/05/2018
The EIB and NRW.BANK have concluded a EUR 800m framework loan. The EU bank is providing North Rhine-Westphalia's promotional bank with further funding on favourable terms, to be used for the renovation, modernisation and construction of municipal school infrastructure in the region.
 

EIB underlines its commitment to diversity

  •  Release date: 22/05/2018
On 17 May 2018, the EIB signed the Diversity Charter Lëtzebuerg at a ceremony organised by the Diversity Charter Lëtzebuerg Committee to close Luxembourg Diversity Day.
 

France : Plan Juncker - la BEI finance l’Usine du Futur de Latécoère à Toulouse-Montredon

  •  Release date: 22/05/2018
Grâce au soutien de la BEI, l’équipementier aéronautique de rang 1, Latécoère, a inauguré ce jour sa toute nouvelle unité de production de pièces élémentaires métalliques basée à Toulouse-Montredon. 
 

European support for Nordic IT infrastructure and services provider Atea

  •  Release date: 18/05/2018
The EIB and Atea have signed a NOK 475 million (approx. EUR 49,3 million) loan agreement in support of the company’s research and development programme for the coming years. Over the 2018-2021 period Atea will significantly overhaul its IT platforms and start the construction of a new datacentre, as well as invest in the expansion of existing ones. Further automation investments for a new logistics centre and software development will see the financing being used across the Nordics and Baltics.
 

Germany: Investment Plan for Europe - EU bank advances EUR 100 million to VIVAWEST

  •  Release date: 18/05/2018
VIVAWEST and the EIB have concluded a loan contract for EUR 100 million. VIVAWEST will use the EU bank finance, which is backed by guarantees from the European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI), to build around 900 housing units to KfW 55 standard in various towns and municipalities in North Rhine-Westphalia. EFSI is an essential pillar of the Investment Plan for Europe (IPE) – also known as the Juncker Plan – under which the EIB and the European Commission are working together as strategic partners and the EIB’s financing operations will boost the competitiveness of the European economy.
 

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