Ecology

International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Saturday, 23.03.2019, 03:07

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Eesti Energia gets almost half of Estonian renewable energy subsidy in February

Eesti Energia gets almost half of Estonian renewable energy subsidy in February

18.03.2019

Estonian transmission system operator (TSO) Elering paid out altogether 8.9 million euros in renewable energy support and high-efficiency cogeneration support in February, almost half of which went to Eesti Energia group subsidiaries Enefit Green and Nelja Energia, informed LETA/BNS.

Keyword tags: Ecology, Energy, Estonia, Financial Services



City of Tallinn bans disposable plastic utensils at public events from Oct 1

City of Tallinn bans disposable plastic utensils at public events from Oct 1

08.03.2019

The council of the City of Tallinn on Thursday adopted amendments to the regulations concerning the conduct of public events to ban the serving of food and drinks in disposable plastic containers and the use of disposable plastic eating utensils at public events in the city from Oct. 1, 2019.

Baltic Sea Region cruise ports commit to reducing negative ecological impacts

Baltic Sea Region cruise ports commit to reducing negative ecological impacts

07.03.2019

On Thursday, the representatives of ports and cruise companies of the Baltic Sea and North Sea meeting in Tallinn handed over to the public and all stakeholders the Green Cruise Port Action Plan 2030, that sets out an overall vision to decouple growth from negative sustainability of the cruise industry.


Environmental organizations file lawsuit in EU court against renewable energy directive

Environmental organizations file lawsuit in EU court against renewable energy directive

05.03.2019

Environmental organizations have filed a lawsuit in the European General Court in Luxembourg, charging that the EU’s 2018 Renewable Energy Directive (RED II) will devastate forests and increase greenhouse gas emissions by promoting burning forest wood as renewable and carbon neutral, informed LETA/BNS.

Floating solar units to be built at Lithuania's Kruonis hydro power plant

Floating solar units to be built at Lithuania's Kruonis hydro power plant

26.02.2019

Lietuvos Energijos Gamyba (LEG), the electricity production arm of the state-owned energy group Lietuvos Energija, is building a 380,000-euro pilot floating photovoltaic solar power plant in the upper reservoir of Lithuania's Kruonis Pumped Storage Hydro Power Plant (PSHP), the representative of Lietuvos energija informed BC,


22.02.2019

Estonia in favor of ban on plant protection agent dimethoate

Estonia is in favor of imposing a ban on the plant protection agent dimethoate sold under the brand names Danadim and Pefekthion, among others, the Ministry of Rural Affairs said LETA/BNS.

22.02.2019

Estonia has the lowest shares of energy from renewable sources in transport in EU

The share of energy from renewable sources used for transport in the European Union (EU) stood at 7.6% in 2017, compared with 3.1% in 2007, informed EUROSTAT.

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