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Monday, 20.02.2017, 19:49
According to data of the Estonian Renewable Energy Association, new renewable electricity capacity added last year totaled 42.19 megawatts or approximately as much as in three preceding years combined, and investments in renewable energy amounted to 70 mln euros.
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In order to obtain full information about natural assets of Latvia, their distribution and quality, a survey of natural assets of Latvia will get under way in the summer and continue for three years; the total cost of the project is estimated at EUR 9.5 mln, reports LETA/BNS.
Latvia recorded the smallest decrease in new alternative fuel vehicle registrations in 2016, according to the European Automobile Manufacturers Association's (ACEA) report released on Monday writes LETA.
– Some 1.997 terawatt-hours (TWh) of electricity was generated from renewable resources in Lithuania in 2016, up by 23.4 % from, 1.602 TWh, in the year before, the Lithuanian Wind Power Association said on Wednesday, citing power transmission system operator Litgrid reports LETA/BNS.
Vilnius Mayor Remigijus Simasius expects that the state of emergency that has been declared in the capital due to an environmental disaster will be lifted shortly, informs LETA/BNS.
Estonia's Minister of Culture Indrek Saar intends to declare the dam of the Linnamae hydroelectric power plant on Jagala River in North Estonia a cultural monument, reports LETA/BNS.
Neste will supply the listed Estonian shipper Tallink with low sulphur fuel in 2017 as well, said LETA/BNS.