27 09, 2021

WindEurope: Ensuring the best possible conditions for the Estonian-Latvian offshore wind farm

By |2021-09-27T10:15:56+02:00September 27th, 2021|ESTONIA, LATVIA, OFFSHORE NEWS, OPINIONS|

On 16 August WindEurope CEO Giles Dickson spoke at the kick-off meeting of the ELWIND project, the joint Estonia/Latvia project to develop a hybrid offshore wind farm in the Gulf of Riga. Dickson gave an introduction about offshore wind developments in Europe and shared the experience of past and existing [...]

7 09, 2021

AST and Elering will study the possible onshore connection sites for Elwind

By |2021-09-07T08:11:39+02:00September 7th, 2021|ESTONIA, LATVIA, PROJECTS|

The Transmission System Operators – Latvian AS Augstsprieguma tīkls (AST) and Estonian Elering AS, in scope of the ELWIND project, together with an Estonian consultant Skepast & Puhkim OÜ will carry out an in-depth study of possible onshore land line corridors towards the planned offshore wind park sites which have [...]

6 08, 2021

Andris Vanags: Latvia has a lot of untapped potential in the wind sector

By |2021-08-19T10:43:02+02:00August 6th, 2021|LATVIA, OPINIONS|

The European Commission (EC) has adopted a package of legislative proposals setting out legislative tools to achieve Europe’s climate goals which will promote greener solutions, sustainability and energy independence. The main changes include improving the legislation to promote wider use of renewable energy, an elaborated and stricter system of emission [...]

15 07, 2021

Newsroom: The partnership in Latvian wind industry grows – offshore wind energy attracts investors

By |2021-07-15T14:17:35+02:00July 15th, 2021|LATVIA, OFFSHORE NEWS|

Four new and significant members have joined the Latvian Wind Energy Association (LWEA) in the last six months – renewable energy project developer Sunly, number one offshore wind developer globally Ørsted, solar and wind farm developer European Energy and SIA Gaismas rati, a local company offering high altitude solutions. [...]

30 05, 2021

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

By |2021-06-01T13:43:28+02:00May 30th, 2021|ESTONIA, LATVIA, OFFSHORE NEWS|

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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