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Sunday, 23.10.2016, 02:31
Danish parliament (Folketinget) hosted recently an inter-parliamentary meeting of the European Forum for Renewable Energy Sources (EUFORES). Commission Vice-President, Maroš Šefčovič responsible for Energy Union delivered Commission’s vision on the EU energy transition, including its efficiency and use of renewables.
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– The Estonian Financial Supervision Authority on Oct. 10 registered the terms and conditions of Birdeye Timber Fund 2, an Estonian real estate investment fund investing in forest land that has Estonian pension funds of Swedbank and pension funds of LHV as anchor investors, reports LETA/BNS.
– Specialists of Estonia's state-owned energy company Eesti Energia are evaluating projects pitched at Europe's largest green technology business idea competition ClimateLaunchpad that is taking place in Tallinn this weekend, looking for ideas that could be used to increase competitiveness, Eesti Energia representative said LETA.
The number of Estonians who sort packaging waste has increased, it appears from a survey conducted by Turu-uuringute AS, informs LETA.
Climate change poses a threat to the planet and people. Hence, the EU takes measures for energy transition to a low-carbon economy and society. Member states have to take the message as both the necessity and an opportunity.
The problem of excessive use of thin and ultra thin plastic bags could be solved by a new tax that would motivate businesses to reduce the sale of lightweight plastic bags and use more environmentally friendly packaging, Estonian Finance Minister Sven Sester says LETA/BNS.
Lithuania's organic hemp grower and processor Agropro is planning to ship its first batches to the United States by the end of the year and is in talks on exports to China, LETA/BNS reports according the business daily Verslo Zinios information.