Eesti Energia's Jordan venture makes history
National energy company Eesti Energia concluded the world's biggest oil shale project investment and the first case of export of Estonian oil shale know-how with a total volume of $2.1 billion dollars in Jordan yesterday.
17.03.2017, Andres Reimer, RiiaPM
Hiiumaa to host Estonia's most powerful solar plant
Work is set to begin on the biggest solar power plant in Estonia in the town of Kärdla – the power output of the new plant is five times that of existing, 200-kilowatt solar plants.
03.02.2017, Helen MihelsonPM
2 Estonians killed working on high voltage power line in Sweden
Two workers from Estonia were killed in a work related accident in Sweden on Monday when they began replacing a high voltage power line without making sure that power had been switched off and were hit with 30,000 volts of power.
Eesti Energia expects to start building Jordan power plant soon
The state owned Estonian energy group Eesti Energia expects to start building an oil shale powered power plant in Jordan still this year, Eesti Energia board member Margus Vals said at a conference on Tuesday marking the 100th anniversary of the start of oil shale mining in Estonia.
Ministry thinks to turn power off when it gets cold
Under leadership of Kristen Michal, economy ministry thinks it expedient to switch a part of consumers off the mains power supply instead of charging higher fees and build new plants to cover Estonia's needs.
08.06.2016, Andres Reimer, RiiaPM
Estonia to break ground in Jordan
For nine years, Estonia and Jordan have toiled at grand joint project to mine oil shale, build a power station and produce shale oil. With the first two, finishing line is in sight.
10.09.2015, Anneli AmmasPM
Estonian utility breaking Gazprom backbone
In four short years heating monopoly Utilitas will forgo Russian gas switching to Estonian wood, heating bill in Tallinn thereby cut by a fifth.
26.01.2015, Andres Reimer, RiiaPM
Eesti Energia eyes existing European refinery
Hando Sutter, Eesti Energia CEO since December, says the company is considering production of motor fuel in a European refinery rather than building the expensive diesel plant in Auvere.
21.01.2015, Andres Reimer, RiiaPM
Drowned in darkness, workers frantically fumbled for exit
Of the eight victims in Auvere power plant accident, most are already recovering from physical injuries but are still in shock over the Tuesday tragedy. Three men with serious respiratory and lung damages are still kept in artificial coma by doctors at Narva hospital.
08.01.2015, Anneli AmmasPM
Victims of Auvere power plant accident in stable condition
The condition of three workers who sustained severe injuries in Tuesday's accident at the Auvere power plant in northeastern Estonia is grave but stable and they will be kept in an induced coma for at least three days.
Police launch criminal probe into Auvere power plant accident
The East Prefecture of the Police and Border Guard Board has opened a criminal investigation into Tuesday's accident at the Auvere power plant in northeastern Estonia that left eight people injured.
Eight people injured in accident at Auvere power plant construction site
Eight people are reported to have sustained injuries in an accident Tuesday afternoon at the construction site of the Auvere power plant in northeastern Estonia.
Report reveals Tallinn trash business blunder
Desk drawer of Edgar Savisaar hides analysis, ordered by his very self, casting doubt on accomplishments of vice mayor Arvo Sarapuu.
04.06.2014, Andres Reimer, RiiaPM
Eesti Energia burns power plant plans
Eesti Energia council, at its meeting today, will irrevocably forsake plans to build a second energy block in Auvere as, pursuant to new strategy, they will be focussing on something far more profitable: combined oil and electricity production from oil shale.
20.02.2014, Aivar Reinap