The NEFCO Norwegian Carbon Procurement Facility (NorCaP) has today launched its first Call for Proposals. NEFCO is inviting Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) project participants to submit proposals for delivery of Certified Emission Reductions (CERs) from commissioned CDM projects that are vulnerable to the current low CER prices.
The Nordic Project Fund Nopef and the Nordic Environment Finance Corporation NEFCO will merge with effect from 1 January 2014. Nopef's activities will continue after the merger as a fund within NEFCO. The fund's primary objective is to promote internationalisation of Nordic small and medium-sized companies, with a focus on funding project studies related to the environment, climate and green growth.
The Ukrainian cities of Vinnytsia and Zhytomyr have signed loan agreements with NEFCO to finance investments in municipal energy efficiency measures. The agreements were signed today at the Ukrainian Ministry of Regional Development, Construction and Municipal Economy.
The Nordic Environment Finance Corporation is establishing a new global carbon procurement facility to selectively procure greenhouse gas emission reduction credits from projects eligible under the Kyoto Protocol. The specialist fund, to be called the NEFCO Norwegian Carbon Procurement Facility, (NorCaP) will be wholly funded by the Norwegian Ministry of Finance.
The large animal farms in the Leningrad region of Northwest Russia represent a huge potential for the organic fertilizer business, concludes a new market study conducted by the international consulting and engineering company Pöyry.
The city of Sosnovy Bor in Northwest Russia is today inaugurating a modernised wastewater treatment plant, which is expected to reduce the discharges of phosphorus to the Gulf of Finland by approximately 22 tonnes annually.