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 […]

Canadians invest €365m into Swedish battery maker

The Investment Management Corporation of Ontario (IMCO) is to allocate $400m (€365m) into Swedish company Northvolt. The Canadian firm, which manages $79bn of assets for public-sector entities and other clients, said the funding would enable the battery maker’s planned expansion. It referred to Northvolt’s first gigafactory in northern Sweden, which produces batteries using fossil-fuel electricity. […]

Nordic regions flex their ESG investment muscles

A Nordic-centred deal worth €2.3bn to generate onshore wind power in Finland has been struck. Danish firm Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners and Finnish company Myrsky Energia have signed a cooperation agreement to build 1,800 MW of wind power in the next decade, according to multiple reports from the region. The construction, it is understood, will take […]

Savills IM agrees €100m Swedish property deal

Savills Investment Management has agreed to buy €100m worth of residential property in Sweden, adding the buildings to its European Living platform. The firm said the deal would comprise six buildings across the cities of Uppsala, Västerås and Gävle, all of which were built in the last four years. It added that five out of […]

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