Monthly Archives: March 2011

Eesti Energia to Build Combined Heat and Power Plants in the Baltic States

March 29, 2011
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Eesti Energia to Build Combined Heat and Power Plants in the Baltic States

Eesti Energia intends to spread their bet by focussing on building many smaller central heating and electric energy co-production companies in smaller towns in the Baltic regions. Eesti Energia has made the headlines recently with their large international oil shale companies in Jordan and America. Large Baltic and Nordic energy companies such as Dalkia...

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Clean Green Electric Estonia

Clean Green Electric Estonia

Estonia’s main petrol station chains including, Alexela, Statoil and Olerex are all ready to start installing electric car charging points at their petrol stations. Lauri Tammiste the head of Division at the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications said that initially the requirement would be for approximately 270 speed charging points. These would ideally...

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Swedish Company Ratos to Buy Finnkino and Forum Cinema Chain

Swedish Company Ratos to Buy Finnkino and Forum Cinema Chain

Finnkino Oy, the Finnish film distribution company and cinema chain which is part of the media group Sanoma, is to be sold to Swedish venture capital company, Ratos for in excess of 100 million Euros. Finnkino has some 30,000 seats distributed amongst their 25 cinemas in which are housed up to 161 screens in...

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Baltic Sea Power Cable NordBalt on Target for Completion by 2015

Baltic Sea Power Cable NordBalt on Target for Completion by 2015

Prime Ministers Andrius Kubilius of Lithuania and Fredrik Reinfeldt of Sweden met in Vilnius, Lithuania on Tuesday 15th March 2011 to discus energy issues. High on their agenda was the NordBalt energy link, a high-voltage electricity direct current cable laid under the Baltic Sea connecting Sweden and Lithuania.   The Prime Ministers used the...

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Latvia Recognises the Importance of Green Tourism Credentials

Latvia Recognises the Importance of Green Tourism Credentials

In the last decade, international tourism has become one of the most important export industries. The World Tourism Organisation expects to see a hundred percent increase in arrivals and turnover within the next twenty years.   Currently the Latvian British Chamber of Commerce (LBCC) is working together with Live Riga to develop good Business Tourism relations...

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Latvia Working Towards EU Waste Disposal Directives

Latvia Working Towards EU Waste Disposal Directives

Latvia is working towards meeting European Union Directives concerning waste disposal. Over hauling the present system to come in line with European waste procedures will have cost over 120 Million Euros by the time targets are reached, which are envisioned to be by 2013. The three main areas for waste improvement are constructing landfill...

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