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  • 1 November 2017
    Authorities

    The Estonian Government has confirmed the Estonian Energy Development Plan until 2030 (ENMAK), that sets out a plan for renewable energy to have a share of 50% in the domestic electricity consumption and 80% in the heat generated in Estonia.

  • 3 February 2012
    R&D

    Since Monday, the research group has been conducting observation flights over the Gulf of Riga, including the island of Saaremaa and Ruhnu, with the task of the Estonian-Latvian Cooperation Program to identify suitable sites for a future offshore wind farm construction, reports Saarte Hääl. “The aim is to map, together with Latvians, the locations of […]

  • 11 April 2019
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The Estonian government will not issue a building permit to the developer of a 600MW offshore wind farm in the Estonian Baltic Sea, citing national security concerns as the reason for the decision. The 600MW Saaremaa offshore wind farm is being developed by Saare Wind Energy OU. The company proposes to erect 100 turbines in the 6-megawatt class off […]

  • 20 February 2013

    Poland The first efforts aiming at the development of the offshore wind farms in Poland took place in the last decade but were unsuccessful due to controversial location (within Natura2000), unfavourable legislation and the lack of relevant knowledge of public administration. Development of the technology and successful implementation of investment projects in other EU countries […]

  • 23 March 2012

    Freenergy and Vardar Eurus, Estonia’s largest wind farm companies, have merged into NeljaEnergia OÜ. The new company will operate 17 wind farms in three Baltic countries, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. “In the next years, we will invest 150 million euros in Baltic renewable energy, to which the cost of an offshore wind farm will be […]

  • 3 November 2011

    Initially planned as a modest information exchange seminar, the Wind Power Conference held in Estonia in the end of October turned into an international wind energy conference. More than 150 people visited the event during the two days dedicated to wind energy in Tallinn. In addition to local participants there were visitors also from Sweden, […]

  • 9 December 2019
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Latvia and Estonia are planning to cooperate on developing a joint offshore wind farm in the Gulf of Riga. Latvia’s Minister of Economy Ralfs Nemiro and Estonian Minister of Economic Affairs and Infrastructure Taavi Aas met on 6 December to discuss the possible development of the offshore wind project. According to Nemiro, a joint offshore […]

  • 29 January 2020
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Van Oord and Saare Wind Energy have entered into an agreement to jointly develop the Saaremaa offshore wind project in Estonia.

  • 30 December 2019
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The Estonian government has initiated a construction permit procedure for Eesti Energia’s 1GW offshore wind project in the Gulf of Riga. The move allows the developer to continue its research and search for partners for the construction of the offshore wind farm, Enefit Green, a member of Eesti Energia group said. According to Aavo Kärmas, […]

  • 29 July 2010
    Business & Finance

    Estonia’s state owned electricity producer Eesti Energia has plans to build an offshore wind farm that could cost around 23 billion kroons…   By Toomas Hõbemägi (balticbusinessnews) [mappress] Source: balticbusinessnews, July 29, 2010;

  • 28 September 2017

    WindEurope signed the Baltic Sea Declaration on offshore wind in Tallinn, Estonia, on 28 September.

  • 1 November 2017
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The Tallinn Circuit Court has rejected an appeal filed by opponents of an up to 1.1GW offshore wind farm planned to be installed in Estonian Baltic Sea waters, thus upholding the decision from a first tier court made earlier this year, according to the Baltic News Service. 

  • 1 November 2013
    R&D

    Offshore wind plans for Estonia were discussed at the country’s first offshore wind conference held on the 29th and 30th of October, 2013 in Hiiumaa. Wind energy producers are looking at offshore wind possibilities in the Baltic Sea off Hiiumaa and Pärnumaa, according to Estonian Public Broadcasting news site. Environmental and other studies are not […]

  • 2 August 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Estonian wind energy developer Nelja Energia and the Hiiu municipality on the Hiiumaa Island have signed a cooperation agreement to build Estonia’s first offshore wind farm.

  • 6 August 2017

    E.ON Wins Robin Rigg Dispute Against MT Højgaard The UK Supreme Court has ruled against MT Højgaard (MTH) in the Robin Rigg offshore wind farm dispute and in favour of E.ON Climate and Renewables. Deepwater Wind Teams Up with Tesla for 144MW OWF in Massachusetts Deepwater Wind unveiled plans for its newest project off the […]

  • 17 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    On Tuesday, 11th of June, Nelja Energia opened the Ciuteliai wind farm in Lithuania. It is Lithuania’s largest wind farm with a total capacity of 39.1 MW. Martin Kruus, the Chairman of the Board of Nelja Energia said the company invested approximately 57.4 million Euros in developing the new wind farm. The estimated annual production […]

  • 27 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Estonia could get an offshore wind farm that would be one of the largest ones in the world, with the capacity of 2.7 GW. On March 26, Baltic Blue Energy OÜ, a company owned by energy businessman Endel Siff, submitted an application to the Ministry of Economic Affairs for the construction of offshore wind turbines […]

  • 31 March 2013

    Estonia Could Get One of the World’s Largest Offshore Wind Farms Estonia could get an offshore wind farm that would be one of the largest ones in the world, with the capacity of 2.7 GW.   UK: New Installation Technique Used at Dogger Bank Offshore Wind Zone The Dogger Bank offshore wind zone is proving […]

  • 15 April 2016
    Vessels

    Frisia-Offshore GmbH has added another 22-metre catamaran – the Wind Force III – to its fleet of Crew Transfer Vessels (CTVs). The Wind Force III is identical to the company’s 2009-built Wind Force I and the 2013-built Wind Force II. The new CTV will join the sister ships in transferring offshore technicians from Germany’s mainland […]

  • 22 May 2012

    BLRT Marketex, a subsidiary of BLRT Grupp AS, and BMT Nigel Gee Ltd (BMT), a subsidiary of BMT Group Ltd, have signed an agreement whereby BMT will provide vessel designs to BLRT Marketex. The relationship has provided immediate success with an outline agreement announced for BLRT Marketex to construct four new 24m highly flexible and […]

  • 11 January 2012

    Offshore wind energy is an innovative new industry, which by creating thousands of jobs and intensive investments gives Europe a necessary impulse for economic growth. It can also provide the missing pieces in the energy and climate puzzle that Europe needs to solve urgently. What I brought home from EWEA OFFSHORE 2011 – the world’s […]

  • 18 June 2017

    Offshore WIND’s most read news from 12 to 18 June 2017.

  • 5 November 2017

    Most read news published by Offshore WIND in the past week.

  • 12 June 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The council of the Hiiu municipality in Estonia has approved a cooperation agreement with Nelja Energia and Hiiumaa Offshore Tuulepark, developers of the Loode-Eesti offshore wind project in the Baltic Sea near Hiiumaa Island.

  • 9 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Prysmian Group finalized the acquisition of the remaining 34% interest in AS Draka Keila Cables, thereby becoming the sole shareholder of this Estonian cable company, which joined the Group following the acquisition of Draka in 2011. The price of this acquisition amounts to €6.2 million and takes into consideration a positive net financial position (cash) […]

  • 20 April 2012

    On 18th April 2012, the delivery and naming ceremony of the new SWATH hydrographic survey vessel “Jakob Prei” took place at the shipyard Abeking & Rasmussen Schiffs- und Yachtwerft Aktiengesellschaft inGermany. The godmother of the vessel was Woman of the Year2011 in Estonia, Mrs Tea Varrak, who is Director for Innovation and Business Centre at […]