Audio Policy - 26/March/2020

European development bank money at work in Macedonia

The EBRD is increasingly active across the whole of Southeast Europe, which remains highly reliant on coal, to move it to cleaner energy sources

BAD PRESS 
Central and Eastern European countries generally lag behind their counterparts in the West when it comes to climate action. The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development is trying to turn this situation around and kickstart the region’s clean energy transition

PROJECT SUPPORT
The EBRD offers financial and technical assistance across Southeast Europe, with nearly 50% of its total investment in the region going to green projects in 2019

KEY QUOTE
An important aspect of these projects is to make sure potential renewable energy solutions will not increase heating costs for citizens or spending on utility services by local governments ...

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