Renewable energy

European firms announce large funding-raises

Finnish firm Valmet has signed a €175m loan agreement with the EIB to support its efforts to finance technologies that replace fossil fuels with renewables. According to the company, the financing aims to enhance the resource and energy efficiency as well as the performance of Valmet’s technology, promote the use of recyclable raw materials and […]

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ECB restates the case for a capital market union

Europe needs a better and more complete capital market set-up, according to the European Central Bank (ECB). In its analysis ‘Europe needs to think bigger to build its capital markets union’, the bank says the key is the creation of an “integrated European capital market”. Fabio Panetta, a member of the ECB’s executive board, argues […]

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