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Friday, 09.12.2016, 05:51
Lithuania's state energy group Lietuvos Energija (Lithuanian Energy) and European Investment Bank (EIB) on Monday signed a loan of 190 mln euros for the biomass and waste-fired cogeneration plant in Vilnius.
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In the latest Climate Change Performance index, Latvia received the highest score among the Baltic states, the Environment Protection and Regional Development Ministry informed LETA.
Sustainable transport leaders, catalyzing the necessary transformation alongside governments addressed climate change at the UN Climate Change Conference in Marrakech, Morocco (COP22, 12.xi.2016) for the Global Climate Action event on transport. They demonstrated progress on 15 landmark initiatives in all transport modes in over 100 countries to tackle emissions from transport in a cost effective way.
For an investment of 4.31 bln euros, which could come from private sources and as income from the sale of pollution credits, Estonia could fully switch to renewable energy by 2030, the Estonian Renewable Energy Association says LETA/BNS.
The 20 odor sensors, or e-noses, installed in different places in the area of the port of Muuga near Tallinn this spring have reduced the number of bad smell complaints from local residents severalfold, Port of Tallinn CEO Valdo Kalm said LETA/BNS.
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.
– 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.