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The D20: financing sustainable growth

The second meeting of the heads of the national financial institutions of the G20 countries and the multilateral development banks took place in Rome in early July, hosted by Cassa Depositi e Prestiti (CDP) and the European Investment Bank (EIB). CDP President Bassanini and EIB President Hoyer will deliver the event message to the G20 political leaders, confirming joined-up action on the priorities to support economic growth, create jobs and improve productivity.


Investment in critical infrastructure in the UK

The EIB is lending GBP 190m to support a range of investments by Arqiva, including the roll out of smart metering across the North of England and Scotland, and the expansion of digital radio and further WiFi connectivity. The investments will help reduce energy bills through the smart meters and support the company’s commitment to connectivity for everyone.


Renewable energy and energy efficiency in Poland

The EIB is supporting Tauron Polska Energia’s investments in renewable energy and energy efficiency with a PLN 295m (EUR 71m) loan. The company is expanding its distribution networks in Southern Poland, adding around 11 000 new connections, as well as modernising and refurbishing several of its hydropower plants.


EIB INFO n°154 - Partnering for accelerated innovation

This edition of EIB INFO puts the spotlight on projects that drive innovation and skills, but also highlights the value of innovation partnerships. We are partnering at EU and national level with private and public entities to develop new products, fill market gaps and support innovation and skills for a growing economy. In this way the EIB can help turn good ideas into concrete business opportunities.

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