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28.11.2019|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

Grid operators to establish Energy Data Access Alliance to revolutionise European energy market

Press release by Elering. In Tallinn, Estonia grid operators from Spain, France, Denmark, Finland, Poland, Lithuania, the Netherlands and Estonia signed a Letter of Intent to investigate launching an Alliance that will connect together the energy data of all Europeans, so that energy companies...
Kadri Simson, the Estonian Minister of Economic Affairs and Infrastructure also participated.
12.06.2018|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

Corner stone for Balticconnector laid down in Finland on Friday

Press realease by Elering: https://elering.ee/en/corner-stone-balticconnector-laid-down-finland-friday On Friday, the corner stone of the compression station of the Balticconnector gas link between Estonia and Finland was laid down in Inkoo, Finland to mark the start of the construction work of...
Minister Kadri Simson at Brussels at the energy minister' Council's morning doorstep interview. Photo: Tauno Tõhk/Government Office
18.12.2017|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

More competition and engaged consumers in the internal electricity market – the EU Council reaches general approach

On 18 December, the EU's energy ministers reached a general approach (negotiation position) on a directive laying down the common rules to ensure that the internal electricity market in the EU is competitive, consumer-centred, flexible and non-discriminatory. The directive, which is part of the...
10.11.2017|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

Estonia and Luxembourg signed an agreement to exchange energy statistics

On 7 November, the Economic ministers of Estonia and Luxembourg signed an agreement that will enable Estonia to sell energy statistics from renewable sources to Luxembourg. The proceeds of the sales, € 10.5 million, will be routed to reduce national renewable energy costs. "The total amount of...
Kadri Simson, Minister of Economic Affairs and Infrastructure and Étienne Schneider, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Economy of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg.
09.11.2017|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

The economic ministers of Estonia and Luxembourg signed an agreement to exchange energy statistics to the value of € 10.5 million

The agreement was signed by the Estonian Minister of Economic Affairs and Infrastructure, Kadri Simson and Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Economy of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, Étienne Schneider. The quantities sold are fixed for transactions in 2018 and 2020, in the cumulative...
19.10.2017|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

The approved Energy Sector Development Plan ensures Estonia's energy supply

Today, the Government confirmed the Estonian Energy Development Plan until 2030 (ENMAK), the main objective of which is to ensure the availability of energy supplies to consumers and the best possible price. Minister of Economic Affairs and Infrastructure Kadri Simson said that we must...
21.09.2017|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

Member States and partners signed the Tallinn Declaration on e-Energy

All of the 28 Member States of the European Union, Norway and 14 energy specialised associations and companies signed the Tallinn e-energy declaration on Tuesday and Wednesday. The declaration is the first comprehensive agreement of goodwill in the world, that unites the development of energy and...
20.09.2017|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

EU energy ministers focus on the functioning of the electricity market

Today, 20 September, during the informal energy and transport ministers meeting (TTE) in Tallinn, energy ministers of the European Union are discussing the operation of a unified European electricity market. The global energy sector is expected to undergo significant, necessary changes to contain...
19.09.2017|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

Member states, Commissioner Arias Cañete, and EU industry associations to sign the Tallinn e-energy declaration

Today and tomorrow, 19-20 September, EU energy policy-makers and stakeholders will come together in the Tallinn Cultural Hub (Kultuurikatel) to thoroughly discuss the topic of the new structure of the electricity market. On 19 September the future of the electricity market will be discussed during...
Minister Kadri Simson at yesterday's TTE Council meeting.
27.06.2017|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

EU energy ministers have agreed on savings targets

On Monday in Luxembourg, the Energy Ministers in the European Union agreed on energy savings targets to reduce energy consumption in the European Union by 30 per cent by 2030. "This is an important development for the Energy Ministers and the goals set are in line with the Paris climate agreement...

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