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Ukraine Nuclear Safety Upgrade

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development is supporting a comprehensive programme to upgrade the operating nuclear power units in Ukraine.

The EBRD will work with Energoatom, which runs Ukraine’s nuclear power plants.

More information on this project is available on the EBRD website.… Read more

Going solar – Clean Technology Fund supports EBRD solar investment in Ukraine

First Solar  Power plant in UkraineMuch has been written and said about Ukraine’s high energy intensity and the lack of sustainable energy initiatives in the country, and it remains one of the most energy-intensive countries in the region. The EBRD has been addressing these issues actively by implementing projects and introducing new energy efficiency solutions, working in all sectors of the economy, with great success.… Read more

Euro 2012: the host nations’ perspective


Ukrainian football, politics and oligarchs, hopes and opportunities, and much more were discussed at the EBRD’s London Headquarters on the first day of the Euro-2012 football championship.

The FT’s Yuri Bender, a Brit of Ukrainian origin, became interested in football through his father, an amateur goalkeeper.… Read more

June 08 / 2012

In defense of foreign banks

‘Banker’ has recently become somewhat of a dirty word and ‘foreign banker’ a most reviled sub-species. Over the last months foreign banks have, amongst other things, been accused of abandoning some of the emerging markets that have contributed so much to their profitability over the last decade.… Read more