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Sustainable Energy and Carbon Finance Facility (SECFF), Russian Federation

As of: July 2019

Objective and activities

This project supported the finance facility ‘Sustainable Energy and Carbon Market’ set up by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD). Through this facility, the EBRD provided financing to local partner banks for credit lines for energy efficient measures. The project also carried out capacity-building in order to increase awareness for investment in energy efficient measures among participating banks and potential borrowers. Bank personnel was able to acquire competencies in risk assessment and the allocation of sustainable energy loans. Potential borrowers received support in identifying opportunities for energy conservation in their businesses.

State of implementation/results

  • Project completed
  • The EBRD has refinanced four local banks in the area of energy efficiency.
  • The local banks have financed a diverse portfolio of energy efficiency projects in the target region.
  • More than 100 bank employees in the target region have received training in energy efficiency.

Project data

Russian Federation

Implementing organisation:
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)

Partner institution(s):
  • Ministry of Economic Development - Russia, Ministry of Energy - Russia
  • NBD Bank,Promsvyazbank - Russia,Rosbank - Russia,RosEvroBank,Spurt Bank,Vneshtorgbank ( VTB) - Russia

BMU grant:
€ 2,423,156.13

12/2009 till 01/2013


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