Energy transition

Disruptive trends in the energy sector like solar and wind energy developments, electric vehicles and new energy storage techniques are transforming the energy market - enabling businesses to be more energy-efficient and decreasing CO2 levels. Many companies are exploring these trends and making concrete steps in combating climate change. We’re committed to helping our clients in their transition to renewable energy.

Small businesses can be part of a renewables revolution too

Small businesses can be part of a renewables revolution too

Small and medium-sized enterprises looking to source renewable electricity now have several options so they’re not left behind as larger corporates make the shift.

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Geothermal power project in Indonesia

Geothermal power project in Indonesia

Construction on the world’s largest single contract geothermal project is underway in Indonesia following the completion of the $1.17bn financing deal between Sarulla Operations Limited and international lenders, including ING.

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Eneco: Supporting a sustainable energy company

Eneco: Supporting a sustainable energy company

Many countries and companies are stepping up efforts to promote energy saving and clean alternatives for fossil fuel-based energy systems. Dutch energy supplier Eneco was one the first major utilities to recognise the transition taking place in Europe.

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The rise of renewable energy

The rise of renewable energy

Renewables represent an ever larger portion of the globe’s total energy mix, and among these, wind power is seen as one of the most viable alternatives.

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Northwind: Green sky thinking

Northwind: Green sky thinking

Northwind is committed to supplying clean, sustainable energy in Belgium for years to come. To satisfy an ever-growing demand for electricity they are constructing a state-of-the-art wind-farm.

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Pathways to 100% renewable

Pathways to 100% renewable

Over 90 well-known companies worldwide have committed to the RE100 campaign, the corporate campaign that brings together major businesses who share the goal of obtaining 100% of their electricity from renewable sources.

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ING tailwind makes First State’s wind acquisition a breeze

ING tailwind makes First State’s wind acquisition a breeze

First State Investments’ acquisition of Enel’s wind power assets in Portugal faced a challenging deadline. But ING’s renewables expertise and local presence enabled First State to rapidly complete a $605 million financing that met all of its requirements.

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Plugging into energy efficiency pays dividends

Plugging into energy efficiency pays dividends

Despite the need to cut energy use to meet EU targets and the international community’s target to limit climate change to 2°C, investment in the sector has not taken off in the same way as funding for renewable energy.

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ING’s leading global position in oil and gas grows US franchise

ING’s leading global position in oil and gas grows US franchise

ING managers discuss the changing nature of the US energy business and how the bank is leveraging its leading global position in the oil and gas sector to continue growing its US energy finance operations.

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TenneT’s sustainable funding for growth

TenneT’s sustainable funding for growth

A €1bn Green Bond issue will enable European transmission system operator TenneT to meet the growing pace of demand for energy, while supporting the sustainable energy policy objectives of its markets.

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Burgos Wind: green power for the Philippines

Burgos Wind: green power for the Philippines

The 150 MW Burgos Wind Project heralds a new chapter in the Philippines’ development of renewable energy projects. Project Finance International (PFI) has named this project the Asia-Pacific Renewables Deal of the Year 2014.

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Powering the way into solar energy in Japan

Powering the way into solar energy in Japan

ING is helping Japan meet its renewable energy targets by financing a project that will generate enough solar electricity to power 4,500 households.

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