Tag: Estonia

Estonia may exempt military from biofuel blending mandate due to fuel concerns

Estonia may exempt military from biofuel blending mandate due to fuel concerns

September 10, 2019 |

In Estonia, national news agency ERR reports that the finance ministry has rejected the economic affairs ministry’s proposal to change Liquid Fuel Act, highlighting the finance minister’s concerns that using biofuel for military use wasn’t a good idea because of alleged problems with blended fuel. Biofuel blending is set to reach 10% from January 1 […]

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Neste wants to sell B100 in Estonia by summer but regulations may take three months

Neste wants to sell B100 in Estonia by summer but regulations may take three months

May 7, 2019 |

In Estonia, local press reports that it may take up to three months for the government to develop the legal framework that would allow Neste to sell its B100, a move the company had hoped to make this summer. It is already selling B100 in Sweden, Latvia and Finland, so it makes sense for it […]

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Estonia implements E10 and B7 as of April 1 and pump prices rise in tandem

Estonia implements E10 and B7 as of April 1 and pump prices rise in tandem

April 1, 2019 |

In Estonia, the ERE national news agency reports that E10 and B7 mandates came into place on April 1 in compliance with the European Union’s Renewable Energy Directive but pumps have already seen an increase in price. Ethanol with 10% blending as of April 1 compared to 5% since May 2018 saw a nine cent […]

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Estonians rejecting ethanol-blended gasoline en masse

Estonians rejecting ethanol-blended gasoline en masse

July 30, 2018 |

In Estonia, the local news agency reports that demand for ethanol-free 98 octane gasoline jumped 75% to 3.5 million liters per month in May when ethanol blending was introduced compared to the 2 million liters per month sold previously. Circle 98 gas stations are promoting the more expensive fuel for sports car owners and owners […]

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Estonia wind power company dips into cogeneration and wood pellets

Estonia wind power company dips into cogeneration and wood pellets

July 4, 2017 |

In Estonia, wind energy-company Nelja Energia has diversified into wood pellet production and power cogeneration with a new EUR30 million facility commissioned last month in Brocēni. The plant will produce 19.4MWe of thermal power along with nearly 4MW of electricity that will power the pellet production facility. More than 120,000 metric tons of wood pellets will […]

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Estonia to be the last EU member state to mandate biofuel blending

Estonia to be the last EU member state to mandate biofuel blending

December 12, 2016 |

In Estonia, the government has decided—after learning lessons from the other EU member states as they implemented biofuel blending mandates in line with the Renewable Fuel Directive—that it will be the last country to do so, implementing 3.3% by May 2017, 6.4% by 2018 and 10% by 2020, according to proposed legislation. A key concern […]

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Estonia's Biodiesel Paldiski expected to sell for $9M after $31M sale fails

Estonia's Biodiesel Paldiski expected to sell for $9M after $31M sale fails

[ 0 ] January 12, 2011 |

In Estonia, the sales price for bankrupt AS Biodiesel Paldiski is set for an upcoming auction at $9 million, down significantly from the first attempt to sell the facility in September at $31 million. The facility is saddled with $26 million in loans and mortgages. More on the story.

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EU dings Poland, Hungary, Belgium and Estonia for absent alt-energy plans

EU dings Poland, Hungary, Belgium and Estonia for absent alt-energy plans

[ 0 ] November 4, 2010 |

In Brussels, the European Commission has issued “infringement warnings” against Poland, Hungary, Belgium and Estonia for not having yet submitted their National Renewable Energy Action Plans that were due in June. The other 23 member states have already submitted their NREAPs that outline what policies each countries intends to implement in order to reach the […]

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