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UK Infrastructure Bank to support multi-million-pound fund with Octopus Investments to boost investment in green sectors critical to the UK’s net zero ambitions

19 May 2022


The UK Infrastructure Bank has today announced it will be the cornerstone investor into a new fund to provide scale-up capital for the next generation of infrastructure projects across the UK.


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UK Infrastructure Bank marks important milestone as government publishes Bill in Parliament

12 May 2022


In a significant milestone, the government has published the UK Infrastructure Bank Bill following the Queen’s speech at the state opening of Parliament.


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UK Infrastructure Bank appoints Leading Professor to support mission to tackle climate change and boost economic development

27 April 2022


The UK Infrastructure Bank welcomed its first Lead Climate Advisor, Professor Andy Gouldson, as part of our ongoing work to partner with regional and national experts to shape the work of the Bank and ensure its long-lasting impact.


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UK Infrastructure Bank investment to support thousands of rural homes to access ultrafast broadband in Northern Ireland

01 April 2022


The UK Infrastructure Bank has today confirmed it will invest £50 million as a co-lender to the broadband provider Fibrus, which is delivering high-capacity broadband to rural homes and businesses across Northern Ireland.


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New UK Infrastructure Bank investment supports green bus route to boost connection and jobs in West Midlands

15 March 2022


The UK Infrastructure Bank has today confirmed it will partner with the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) to invest £10 million in phase 1 of the new Sprint Bus Route in Birmingham along the heavily congested A45 corridor. The project will increase connectivity between residential and employment areas, speed up journey times and reduce carbon emissions, supporting the WMCA to create a zero-emissions corridor by 2030.


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Developing our strategic plan

20 Jan 2022


In June 2022, we will publish our first Strategic Plan, which will set out our strategy, including investment priorities. To support this strategy development, we are running an extensive engagement exercise, talking to over 100 organisations to hear their views on the potential private sector opportunities in our priority sectors.


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£100m UK Infrastructure Bank investment helps provide quarter of a million rural homes with ultrafast broadband

18 December 2021


The UK Infrastructure Bank has today confirmed it will invest £100 million as a co-lender in providing high-capacity broadband to hard-to-reach UK premises through the internet provider Gigaclear.


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First private sector deal for UK Infrastructure Bank

01 December 2021


The UK Infrastructure Bank has made its first private-sector transaction, which will help catalyse a new £500m fund with NextEnergy Capital that could double the amount of subsidy-free solar power in the UK.


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First UK Infrastructure Bank investment goes to green energy hub unlocking thousands of jobs in Teesside

25 October 2021


The UK Infrastructure Bank has today confirmed it will invest £107 million in the South Bank Quay development at Teesworks in Teesside (North-East England) supporting c.800 direct jobs.


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