Complaint to European Commission: Inadequate assessment of CCS readiness for Sostanj lignite power plant project
Official document | 3 October, 2011 | Download PDF
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Briefing | 3 October, 2011 | Download PDF
Despite numerous international calls for the discontinuation of public support for fossil fuels in the face of climate change, the EBRD continues to finance the dirtiest among them, coal. What is more, the bank plans to expand its activities in this field. CEE Bankwatch Network urges the EBRD to phase out any support for coal industry making it more competitive and disadvantaging sustainable energy.
Advocacy letter | 3 October, 2011 | Download PDF
Press information from September 2011 suggested that ENERGA S.A. is holding conversations with the European Investment Bank about financing a new coal-fired unit in Rzekun also referred to as Ostroleka C. With this letter, Bankwatch inquired whether the EIB is having conversations with ENERGA S.A. and if yes, at which stage they are.
Briefing | 30 September, 2011 | Download PDF
Preparing for its expansion of operations to the Southern Mediterranean region, the EBRD, after four months of silence, held a consultation meeting with five non-governmental organisations. This briefing gives a short overview over the transparency challenges that lie behind and ahead of the affected civil society.
Bankwatch Mail | 21 September, 2011 | Download PDF
This edition focuses mostly on the European Investment Bank and EU funds related issues. Among the questions we discuss are: How is the EU budget, this 1 trillion euro process, shaping up, and will sustainability finally have a bigger role? and Will EIB investments in the Southern Mediterranean bring benefits to the people there or to Western companies?