25 06, 2021

Estonian fishermen are skeptical about offshore wind energy

By |June 25th, 2021|ESTONIA, OFFSHORE|

In May, the Estonian government presented to the public the offshore development project for evaluation. Mart Undrest, the head of the Estonian Fishermen's Association, referred to the plans for the development of offshore energy in the Estonian media. They are afraid of destroying fisheries. In May 2021, the Estonian Ministry of Finance presented to the [...]

18 06, 2021

Eesti Energia accuses the network operator of being biased towards the offshore wind energy sector


As reported by the Estonian media, Eesti Energia, which plans to build an offshore wind farm with Danish Ørsted, accuses the Estonian operator of partiality in the development of the electricity network. In the opinion of Hando Sutter, the head of Eesti Energia, the operator did not include the wind farm project planned by [...]

18 06, 2021

Offshore wind sector in Estonia with low environmental impact, there are concerns about noise and fish


In the pages of the Estonian ERR website, Juhan Hellerma writes about development plans for offshore wind energy in Estonia. It turns out that the expected environmental impact of marine installations may be much lower than originally predicted. The Estonian land use plan designates three sea areas for the development of offshore wind farms. [...]

30 05, 2021

Latvia and Estonia are looking for ways to connect offshore wind installations to the countries’ energy systems


Electricity Transmission System Operators in Latvia and Estonia, AS Augstsprieguma tikls (AST) and Elering AS, have signed a cooperation agreement to investigate possible ways to evacuate power from planned offshore wind farms in the Baltic Sea and connect them to onshore transmission systems in both countries.  Operators informed that preliminary analysis of the route [...]

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