Belgian firm granted €425m EU bank loan for smart meters rollout

Fluvius, a co-operative company owned by 11 inter-municipal companies, has set a target to install smart meters at 80% of its clients’ sites by the end of 2024

EIB backs plant proteins and green chemistry with €50m loan

Funding will support the production of proteins for animal feed from oilseeds

French battery firm granted €50m from EU bank to support growth

The loan will finance the strategic development of the company through the expansion of its range of products for 100% battery-powered, hydrogen hybrid and thermal hybrid vehicles

France’s Valeo lent €600m for research into reducing vehicle emissions

The funds will be allocated to the company’s Europe-based research projects, primarily in France but also in Germany, the Czech Republic and Ireland

Polish tech start-up lent €7.5m for sustainable packaging

Packhelp allows customers to design and order their own custom-branded packaging made from certified materials that don’t harm the environment, encouraging businesses to boost their own green credentials

EU allocates €35m for sustainable energy and transport projects

The funding will continue the work of the European Local Energy Assistance facility, which provides grants that cover up to 90% of eligible project development costs

Spain’s Iberdrola secures €100m from EU bank for greener innovation strategy

It will support the development of sustainable technologies aligned with the energy transition, decarbonisation and electrification of the economy

New €200m investment to support greener bus fleets across France

Local and urban mobility authorities looking to electrify their bus fleets will be offered the financing

EU bank invests €50m to roll out EV charging stations in Spain

More than 470 fast and ultra-fast charging stations will be deployed along Spanish motorways

EU bank agrees €5.9bn support for renewables and green transport

The European Investment Bank is backing the development of wind farms, the rollout of smart meters and improving the energy efficiency of public buildings