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Green success stories

Read all about our customer's green investments and projects based on KBN lending.

Taking steps against frequent flooding

Climate change is leading to heavier and more frequent precipitation, which in turn is causing significant challenges in relation to surface water. This is something that people living in Bryne in Rogaland have experienced.

The energy solutions of tomorrow for a building from the past

When Gjøvik Municipality decided it was time to improve its city hall facilities to meet new requirements including a better indoor environment and a different layout and design, it decided to renovate the old City Hall rather than construct a new building. Ambitious targets were set with regard to quality, energy consumption and recycling.

Collaboration delivers environmental gains

The municipalities of Klæbu and Trondheim are merging with effect from January 2020, but they are already well underway in terms of working together in the area of water and wastewater management. This has also created environmental benefits!

Home collection is increasing recycling

In the Ålesund region, ÅRIM, an environmental services company, has introduced a collection scheme for glass and metal packaging across twelve municipalities. The scheme is delivering results!

Shore-side power is significantly reducing emissions

In summer 2019 the inter-municipality company Stavangerregion Havn IKS opened its first two shore-side power supplies for offshore ships in Risavika and central Stavanger.