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Van Oord Joins Estonian Offshore Wind power Project

Van Oord and Saare Wind Energy have entered into an agreement to jointly develop the Saaremaa offshore wind farm in Estonia. Van Oord and Saare Wind Energy have entered into an agreement to jointly develop the Saaremaa offshore wind farm in Estonia. The Estonia-based Saare Wind Energy began the development of the project in 2015 … Continue reading Van Oord Joins Estonian Offshore Wind power Project

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Estonia starts assessment for offshore wind energy

The Estonian government has approved the start of the permit process and environmental impact assessment for three offshore wind farms in the Gulf of Riga. The economy ministry said the wind turbines projects are an up to 1GW development by Eesti Energia, a 380 MW wind farm planned by Tuuletraal and a single wind turbine … Continue reading Estonia starts assessment for offshore wind energy

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Estonia and Latvia plan joint offshore wind farm development

The Estonian and Latvian states are planning a joint offshore wind power plant in the Gulf of Riga, aimed at contributing to electricity grid security in both countries. Minister of Economy and Infrastructure Taavi Aas met with his Latvian counterpart Ralfs Nemiro in Latvia to discuss the matter. A common offshore wind farm could bring … Continue reading Estonia and Latvia plan joint offshore wind farm development

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Baltics urged to expedite offshore wind energy

The European Forum for Renewable Energy Sources (EUFORES) has stepped up its lobbying of the Baltic States’ governments to expedite their development of offshore wind. EUFORES is a cross-party network of members of the European Parliament and the legislatures of individual EU member states. EUFORES’ president, Claude Turmes, who is also an MEP, signed a … Continue reading Baltics urged to expedite offshore wind energy

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WindEurope urges Estonia to stimulate regional cooperation on offshore wind power in the Baltic

The Baltic Sea is a promising market for offshore wind energy in Europe. The basin offers extremely favorable climate and logistical conditions such as strong and stable winds, low waves, shallow waters and close distances to shore. According to the recently launched WindEurope analysis on wind energy scenarios for 2030, the Baltic Sea, where 1.5 GW of offshore wind … Continue reading WindEurope urges Estonia to stimulate regional cooperation on offshore wind power in the Baltic

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WindEurope delivers joint call for industrialisation to Estonian Presidency and ITRE Chair

Today, WindEurope’s Chief Policy Officer Pierre Tardieu and Directors from 14 other European trade associations handed a joint declaration to Ms Kadri Simson, Estonian Minister of Economic Affairs and Infrastructure and current Chair of the EU Competitiveness Council, and MEP Jerzy Buzek, Chair of the European Parliament’s Industry Committee (ITRE). 130 European trade associations signed … Continue reading WindEurope delivers joint call for industrialisation to Estonian Presidency and ITRE Chair

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Moventas to service two wind turbines in Eesti Energia’s Aulepa wind farm

Moventas and Eesti Energia have agreed on the service of two WWD3 turbines at the Aulepa wind farm in Western Estonia, plus a lubrication upgrade for all of Aulepa’s sixteen wind turbines by year-end. Emerging failures were detected with the Moventas CMaS condition management system and detailed on-site inspections. At year-end, Moventas carries out a … Continue reading Moventas to service two wind turbines in Eesti Energia’s Aulepa wind farm

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Lithuania was leading in the wind energy production in Baltics

In 2013, as compared to 2012, Lithuania was the leading country in the wind energy production among the Baltic States. Estonia was the second and Latvia – the third, reports LETA/ELTA. Wind power plants operating in Lithuania produced a total of 599,99 MWh of electricity energy and this was 11.6% more as compared to 2012 … Continue reading Lithuania was leading in the wind energy production in Baltics

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Wind energy in Estonia: new wind farm

Estonian state-owned energy company Eesti Energia opened on Wednesday in Narva a wind farm park built on former oil shale-powered electricity stations’ ash depository grounds; the wind power park cost 59 million euros, Äripäev.ee/LETA reports. The Baltic Power Station ash depository was used for depositing oil shale ashes till 1987. The extensive work to close … Continue reading Wind energy in Estonia: new wind farm

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Paldiski Onshore Wind Farm Officially Opened in Estonia

Eighteen GE 2.5-100 Wind Turbines to Mark Company’s Debut in the Country. 45 Megawatts of Wind Power to Increase Estonia’s Renewable Energy Capacity. Estonia in Pole Position to Reach the 2020 Renewable Energy Targets. GE (NYSE: GE) announced today the opening of the Paldiski Wind Farm on the Pakri peninsula in northwestern Estonia. With 18 … Continue reading Paldiski Onshore Wind Farm Officially Opened in Estonia

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Estonia plans to build one of the world’s largest offshore wind energy plants

Estonian transit and energy businessman Endel Siff’s company Baltic Blue Energy OÜ has submitted an application for building rights to the economy and communications ministry to build a wind farm in the sea between Hiiumaa and Saaremaa islands, that would be one of the biggest in the world, LETA/Saarte Hääl writes. Baltic Blue Energy OÜ … Continue reading Estonia plans to build one of the world’s largest offshore wind energy plants

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