World Bank provides $100m for energy efficiency in Uzbekistan

The World Bank is providing funding worth $100 million (£65m) for the Republic of Uzbekistan to improve energy efficiency in its industrial sector. Uzbekistan is said to be one of the most energy intensive countries in Eastern Europe and Central Asia and a large carbon dioxide emitter and the World Bank aims to help the […]

$100m energy efficiency loan for Russian homes

A London-based bank has launched a nationwide lending programme for householders in Russia (pictured) which it claims is the first of its kind to make the nation’s homes more energy efficient. The $100 million (£64.5m) loan from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) will be lent through local private banks and aims to […]