Energy, Energy Market, Estonia, Good for Business

International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Tuesday, 26.05.2020, 09:43

Output of Enefit wind farms nearly doubles in March

BC, Tallinn, 06.04.2017.Print version
Four wind farms owned by Enefit Taastuvenergia, a renewable energy production unit of Eesti Energia, produced over 23 gigawatt-hours of renewable energy in March, which is 90% more than in March 2016.

Innar Kaasik, manager of Enefit Taastuvenergia, said in a press release that good production in March was thanks to strong and stable wind. "All wind farms of Enefit Taastuvenergia in Aulepa, Narva, Paldiski and Virtsu showed better results compared to March last year. Biggest growth in production was in the wind farms of Aulepa and Paldiski," Kaasik added.


In addition, the waste incineration unit at Iru power plant owned by Enefit Taastuvenergia produced 12 gigawatt-hours of electricity in March, which is 11% more than a year ago.

According to the electricity transmission system operator Elering, the wind farms based in Estonia produced a total of 68 gigawatt-hours of electricity in March, 69 % more than a year ago.


Enefit Taastuvenergia is a renewable energy production unit owned by Eesti Energia, which produces energy from wind, water, biomass and mixed municipal waste. The production units of the company are Iru power plant, wind farms in Aulepa, Narva, Paldiski and Virtsu, and the heat and power stations in Paide and Valka. Additionally, Enefit Taastuvenergia manages the hydroelectric plants at Keila-Joa and Linnamae.


The government has announced the wish to bring the minority shareholding of Enefit Taastuvenergia to the market. Eesti Energia is currently in the process of ex-ante analysis of bringing Enefit Taastuvenergia to the market.






Search site