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Join us for an exciting international energy project

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How to finance energy efficiency in Russia? The market for energy efficiency in Russia is huge and the demand is high but often the financing of the projects is an obstacle. We need to develop the best practice and know the lessons learned. Within the RENSOL project we have an ambition to identify best practice financing engineering models that will…

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Energy Efficient Lighting and Housing in Kaliningrad

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An international energy project, called RENSOL, will be soon implemented in Kaliningrad oblast and it will bring improvements of what has been already initiated on the environmental front. The project’s focus is primarily on energy efficient lightning and housing. A concrete building in one of the municipalities of the Kaliningrad region as well as public lightning sites will be chosen…

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BDF Wins EU Project on Energy Efficiency in Kaliningrad

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Baltic Development Forum has become Lead Partner of an EU Project within the framework of the Northern Dimension Policy concerning energy and the Russian region Kaliningrad. The title of the Project is Energy efficiency and renewable energy solutions in Kaliningrad Oblast. Six partners are involved: Lappeenranta University of Technology/Northern Dimension Institute, Finland, the Municipality of Oskarshamn, Sweden / Union of…


First big regional promotion project comes to an end

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On 24 November the final event of BaltMet Promo took place in Warsaw. The event, which was hosted by the City of Warsaw, summed up the results from the two-year EU-funded project, working to promote the Baltic Sea region to foreign markets in order to attract more investments, tourists and talents to the region. BDF is a project partner in…

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BaltMet Promo Policy Roundtable in Berlin

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BDF attended three days of productive meetings on 30 May-1 June in Berlin, organised within the frame of our participation in the BaltMet Promo project. BaltMet Promo days in Berlin BDF organised two of the meetings: The 3rd Policy Roundtable of the BaltMet Promo project was held on 30 May. The topic of discussion was how we can brand and…

Baltic Sea Region Investment Promotion at MIPIM

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This year BDF participates at MIPIM – one of the world’s leading real estate events, which takes place in Cannes, France, March 8-11 2011. Baltic Sea Region Investor’s Panel BDF’s director, Hans Brask, will give the opening speech at a the Baltic Sea Region Investor’s Panel taking place 8 March, where an Investor’s guide to the Baltic Sea Region is…

2nd BaltMet Promo Policy Roundtable to be held in Tallinn

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The second BaltMet Promo Policy Roundtable will take place on 14 October, back-to-back with the First Annual Forum of the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region. Aim, Themes and Programme of the Roundtable The aim of the Policy Roundtable is to facilitate a policy dialogue on issues related to the promotion and branding of, and identity-building in, the Baltic…

WATERPRAXIS: Improving the status of the Baltic Sea

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Eutrophication is one of the biggest environmental problems of the Baltic Sea. Learn more about a project aiming at eco-efficient and sustainable practices to improve the status of the Baltic Sea. Fostering sustainable practices to improve the status of the Baltic Sea The major restricting actions against Eutrophication of the Baltic Sea are included in River Basin Management Plans (RBMP)…

State of the Region Report 2010

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The 2010 edition of the annual State of the Region Report will be released at the BDF Summit in Vilnius. It is co-sponsored by the Nordic Council of Ministers and the European Investment Bank. The 2010 edition of the annual State of the Region Report will be released at the Baltic Development Forum (BDF) Summit in Vilnius. Dr. Christian Ketels…