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Thursday, 7 December 2017

EU Commission: Germany: Investment Plan for Europe - EIB grants financing to Viking Heat Engines

Germany: Investment Plan for Europe - EIB grants financing to Viking Heat Engines

The EIB will provide financing of up to EUR 30m to Viking Heat Engines (VHEs), a Norwegian green tech company with main operations in Germany. VHEs develops and commercialises technologies that make it possible for industries to turn their waste heat into usable energy. The transaction with Viking Heat Engines was made possible by the support of the European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI). EFSI is the central pillar of the Investment Plan for Europe, under which the EIB Group and the European Commission aim to act as strategic partners to boost the competitiveness of the European economy.

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EIB supports mobile telecoms infrastructure development in Spain and Italy with a EUR 100m loan to Cellnex under the Juncker Plan guarantee

The EIB and Cellnex Telecom have signed an agreement for the development of new investment making it possible to improve and expand the capacity of mobile broadband telecoms infrastructure in Spain and Italy. The EIB support – provided via financing of EUR 100m – will help the construction of new telecoms towers as well as fibre optic and radio link connections to mobile operator networks. The agreement is supported by the European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI), the central pillar of the Investment Plan for Europe (commonly known as the Juncker Plan).

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Statement by European Commission and ECB staff following the conclusion of the seventh post-programme surveillance mission to Portugal
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ECB approves major projects in field of large-value payments and collateral management
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Public consultation: draft guidance for identifying endocrine disruptors

Public consultation: draft guidance for identifying endocrine disruptors


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