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Article: Green Industry Innovation programme

The Green Industry Innovation programme seeks to strengthen the competence and capacity building both in its public and private sectors through co-operation and exchange of experience with its Norwegian counterparts. Programme is implemented in...

Article: Reduction of Greenhouse Gas Emissions Through the Adoption of Renuable Biofuels in the Boiler House of OÜ Lihula Soojus

The idea of eco-innovation is the use of biomass instead of using traditional oil-shale based fuel for heating the...

Also labeled: Electricity and Gas

Article: Zero-energy house (Elumaja)

The concept of zero-energy house is based on the passive house standard and its objective is to create...

Also labeled: Construction

Article: Reuse of the heat produced by Datacentres

Since 2010 the heat produced by datacentres of the ICT company Elion is gathered and reused for heating the Elion...

Article: Electric Mobility Programme of Estonia

On the initiative of the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications the Electric Mobility...

Article: E-Health

The idea of e-Health and electronic health record was to develop a nationwide framework (database) to facilitate the...

Article: Web-portal for energy management in buildings owned by municipalities

A project called e4-Portal for Web-based information dissemination for energy management in buildings owned by municipalities in Estonia...

Article: Waste incineration plants to produce electricity and heat

Although common household waste has a similar calorific value to oil shale, over 300,000 tonnes of waste that would be...

Also labeled: Electricity and Gas

Article: GPS-based map helps 50.000 volunteers in cleaning illegal garbage dumps

About 10.000 tons of illegal waste was lying around all over Estonia, but on the 3rd of May 2008 more than 50.000 volunteers –...

Article: The Narva power plants have started using biofuel

Between autumn 2009 and summer 2010 the power plants in Narva used biomass for about 10% of their fuel, which is burned...

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GPS-based map helps 50.000 volunteers in cleaning illegal garbage dumps

About 10.000 tons of illegal waste was lying around all over Estonia, but on the 3rd of May 2008 more than 50.000 volunteers – about... Read more

12 Apr 2011 Hits:5592 Estonia

Waste incineration pl…

Waste incineration plants to produce electricity and heat

Although common household waste has a similar calorific value to oil shale, over 300,000 tonnes of waste that would be suitable for energy production is... Read more

12 Apr 2011 Hits:25305 Estonia

The Narva power plant…

The Narva power plants have started using biofuel

Between autumn 2009 and summer 2010 the power plants in Narva used biomass for about 10% of their fuel, which is burned together with oil... Read more

12 Apr 2011 Hits:6998 Estonia

Web-portal for energy…

Web-portal for energy management in buildings owned by municipalities

A project called e4-Portal for Web-based information dissemination for energy management in buildings owned by municipalities in Estonia and Finland was initiated in 2005 as... Read more

12 Apr 2011 Hits:7030 Estonia

E-Health

E-Health

The idea of e-Health and electronic health record was to develop a nationwide framework (database) to facilitate the exchange of digital medical documents and diffuse... Read more

20 Mar 2012 Hits:4899 Estonia

Electric Mobility Pro…

Electric Mobility Programme of Estonia

On the initiative of the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications the Electric Mobility Programme was launched. The aim of the programme was to introduce... Read more

20 Mar 2012 Hits:5513 Estonia

Reuse of the heat pro…

Reuse of the heat produced by Datacentres

Since 2010 the heat produced by datacentres of the ICT company Elion is gathered and reused for heating the Elion administrative buildings. The investments for... Read more

20 Mar 2012 Hits:4097 Estonia

Zero-energy house (El…

Zero-energy house (Elumaja)

The concept of zero-energy house is based on the passive house standard and its objective is to create a house that is energy efficient, comfortable,... Read more

20 Mar 2012 Hits:5651 Estonia

Reduction of Greenhou…

Reduction of Greenhouse Gas Emissions Through the Adoption of Renuable Biofuels in the Boiler House of OÜ Lihula Soojus

The idea of eco-innovation is the use of biomass instead of using traditional oil-shale based fuel for heating the local boiler house in order to... Read more

20 Mar 2012 Hits:3516 Estonia

Green Industry Innova…

The Green Industry Innovation programme seeks to strengthen the competence and capacity building both in its public and private sectors through co-operation and exchange of... Read more

04 Dec 2012 Hits:3120 Estonia