Just some 40 km away from the military conflict zone in Eastern Ukraine, more than 60,000 inhabitants will benefit from improved safety as a result of updated street lighting and installed traffic lights.
Accelerating the green transition
Our task is to accelerate the shift to green. We do this by financing the initial scale-up of Nordic environmental and climate-friendly solutions in international markets. We are ready to take financial risks if there is a green upside.
Green financing the Nordic way
Nefco has been financing green projects since 1990
Number of projects that have been or are being financed
New projects agreed in 2020
Total sum of funds managed at the end of 2020
More than 600 Nordic SMEs have received financing for internationalisation
Are you looking for financing to your energy-efficiency or renewable energy project in Ukraine?
Nefco provides grant financing for project preparation, technical assistance as well as for demonstration projects under the Finland Ukraine Trust Fund (FUTF). Check if your project is eligible and apply before 20 May 2021.
The Beyond the Grid Fund for Africa: Promoting the job creation and skills development agenda in the off-grid sector in Uganda
Transforming the energy sector globally will create a wide variety of new jobs that require new and alternative skills to be done effectively. This article gives an insight of the current situation as well as the future job creation development to take place in the off-grid energy sector in Uganda.
Environmental Hot Spots are high on the agenda of the Barents Cooperation
The environment continues to be a high priority for the Barents cooperation. The cooperation to reduce environmental pollution has borne fruit and a number of environmental hot spots have seen positive development since the work started in 2003. Further improvements will be on the agenda at the 100th meeting of the Subgroup on Hot Spots Exclusion to be held on 7 April.
Funding opportunities for emerging markets "Rahoitusmahdollisuudet kehittyville markkinoille"
Webinar about funding opportunities for Finnish companies interested in growth opportunities on emerging markets. Register at the event site and hear more about available financing sources and instruments. Nefco is taking part in the event.
Policies and investments for a climate smart Barents Region
How can the Barents Region contribute to the implementation of the Paris Agreement and become a climate smart society by 2050? What new policies and measures are necessary? Register for the webinar to hear more about these and other Barents topics.