RBS doubled lending to clean energy projects in 2015, bank announces

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RBS doubled lending to clean energy projects in 2015, bank announces

Financing to the UK renewables sector from the bank reached £1bn last year

RBS more than doubled its lending to sustainable energy projects last year, keeping it in top spot as the largest lender to the UK renewables sector. The bank lent over £1bn in financing to support...

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