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EBRD’s Green Cities Programme helps Sarajevo on its way to sustainability
EBRD’s Green Cities Programme initiative supports cities in identifying and planning priority projects that can help them become greener and more sustainable ... more
Automotive and Mobility Forum: Southern and Eastern Europe 2022 provided a look into the future of the industry
During the first day, participants had the opportunity to visit some of the facilities of suppliers specializing in automotive electronics – Visteon Electronics Bulgaria, Sensata Technologies Bulgaria and Melexis Bulgaria ... more
EBRD invests in urban regeneration and green buildings in Greece
The Bank’s partnership with Dimand, which centres on brownfield redevelopment projects and deep refurbishments, can play a major role in fostering the market’s low-carbon, climate-resilient transition. ... more
A1 Bulgaria and Renalfa sign a Power Purchase Agreement for green energy
The underlying energy will be generated by a photovoltaic power plant of 33 MWp installed capacity, part of Renalfa’s portfolio, located in South Bulgaria ... more
Slovenian steel producer SIJ Group plans further decarbonisation
The proceeds from the EBRD’s participation will finance energy efficiency improvement capex at SIJ’s production sites in Jesenice and Ravne na Koroškem, contributing to the company’s decarbonisation efforts and meeting the criteria for "substantial contribution" towards climate change mitigation under the EU Taxonomy ... more
EUR 5 million loan to boost competitiveness of small businesses in Serbia
The goal is to encourage SMEs to invest in upgrades in three key areas: environmental protection, health and safety and product quality ... more
BiH city pledges to join EBRD’s urban sustainability programme
Brcko District’s mayor Esed Kadric and EBRD’s Head of Bosnia and Herzegovina Manuela Naessl signed a memorandum of understanding which facilitates the cooperation between the district and the Bank in the field of urban sustainable infrastructure investments ... more
EBRD invests in Turkish waste-to-energy company
The company`s main activities include integrated solid-waste management and renewable energy generation under municipal concessions of up to 20 years ... more
First electricity interconnector to be built between Albania and North Macedonia
The project completes the 400 kV electricity ring between Albania, North Macedonia and Greece, enhancing cross-border exchanges in electricity and contributing to the development of the regional market ... more
EUR 45 million invested in energy-saving technologies in the Western Balkans over the last four years
Because of its successful regional roll-out, combined with the growing interest in energy efficiency financing, the GEFF was increased from EUR 85 million to EUR 135 million, with plans to expand the programme further in 2022 ... more
North Macedonia receives financing to modernise SMEs and build green homes
Funds will be lent on to businesses to upgrade their production processes and equipment to EU standards, in particular with regards to product quality and safety, health and safety measures and environmental preservation ... more
TeraPlast Group closes sale of steel companies to Kingspan
TeraPlast has received the second and last notice of approval needed for the transaction to be closed from the Commission for Protection of Competition in Serbia, it said in a statement filed with the Bucharest Stock Exchange, BVB ... more
EU to support construction of Corridor Vc in BiH with additional EUR 20 million
In addition to building modern transport infrastructure the project also contributes to improving the road safety in the country by achieving three-star safety standard by the International Road Assessment Program – one of the first projects in the region to receive it ... more
Expansion of the Trans-Balkan Electricity Corridor in Serbia continues with EU financing
The project contributes to the establishment of a regional power network connecting the electricity transmission systems of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, and Serbia with Croatia, Hungary, Romania and Italy through 400 kV overhead lines or submarine cables ... more
ContourGlobal Maritsa East 3 TPP secures electricity supply by investing in a new power transformer
The facility increases the voltage of the electricity produced by the turbine and the generator to levels that are necessary to ensure the electricity transmission along the power lines and deliver at low losses to the households and businesses ... more

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Preparations underway for MAKTEK Eurasia 2022

Preparations underway for MAKTEK Eurasia 2022

The scope of the fair encompasses automation systems, CAD/CAM/CAE & PLM software, CNC and conventional metalworking technologies, CNC control systems, cutting tools/holders, heat treatment equipment, Industry 4.0 and IIoT systems ... more
9th edition of Supply Chain & Logistics Expo to be held in October 2023

9th edition of Supply Chain & Logistics Expo to be held in October 2023

The 3 main areas of the exhibits are transport services and logistics, warehouse equipment and technologies, commercial vehicles and green transport ... more
Eco Wave 2022 to showcase latest technologies for the green economy

Eco Wave 2022 to showcase latest technologies for the green economy

Visitors of Eco Wave are managers and executives responsible for strategic planning and procurement, government officials, experts, researchers, technicians, media representatives, and others ... more
WorldFood Istanbul to be held for the 30th time

WorldFood Istanbul to be held for the 30th time

The 29th WorldFood Istanbul which was held in 2021 became the largest exhibition on square meter basis in its history and it achieved great success by reaching the highest number of visitors ever ... more

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