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Turkey’s wind: conditions set fair

Bares windfarm in TurkeyWind power generation is a very cool way to invest. It is a clean and fast way to increase energy production. The EBRD invests in wind power in many countries, from Croatia to Mongolia, but Turkish wind represents one of the best opportunities.… Read more

EBRD wins two awards for gas flaring reduction projects

The Bank keeps looking for ways to turn major environmental problem into business opportunity for its clients.

As the EBRD has proved time and time again, “environmentally friendly” can and should mean “business-friendly”. Two EBRD projects were honoured for their strong impact on gas flaring reduction at the 10-year anniversary event of the World Bank’s Global Gas-Flaring Reduction (GGFR) partnership’s Forum in London.… Read more

October 26 / 2012

Gas flaring: turning waste into investment

Watch: A World Bank forum, hosted by the EBRD, looks at ways to cut flaring of oil-associated gas. Nearly US$ 50 billion worth of natural gas is flared or vented each year.… Read more

October 25 / 2012

Gas flaring: Let’s light up homes rather than the sky

World Bank’s Vice President Rachel Kyte writes from the EBRD-hosted forum on gas flaring reduction

Ten years ago, the World Bank and the government of Norway launched an ambitious project to drastically reduce greenhouse gas emissions from a source few people thought much about.Read more