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30.07.2010|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

Government to invest revenue from sales of emission credits in development of wind energy and public transport

 At its session today, the Government of the Republic approved draft sale and purchase agreements for Estonia’s unused pollution quota AAUs (Assigned Amount Units), which are being entered into with the Kingdom of Spain and the Japanese bank Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC). With the...
26.05.2010|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

Ericsson handed over first new generation base station to EMT

On May 25th the Estonian minister of Economic Affairs and Communications Juhan Parts gave a speech at the event of handing over Ericsson´s new generation base station.Parts acknowledged Ericsson for creating new jobs in Estonia and enlivening country´s export. Minister added that not only did...
23.04.2010|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

Minister thanks travel agencies for taking efficient actions during the ash crisis

Estonian Minister of Economic Affairs and Communications Juhan Parts thanks travel agencies, who took efficient actions for bringing Estonian citizens back home during the recent ash crisis, that caused glitches in the air traffic and the closure of most European airports.“Travel agencies worked at...
18.03.2010|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

Cargo plane AN26 made an emergency landing on Lake Ülemiste

On Thursday, 18th of March, at 10:18 a.m., a cargo plane belonging to a Polish company EXIN, which was heading from Finland to Tallinn, made an emergency landing on the ice of Lake Ülemiste. There were no victims and none of the four members of the flight crew nor the two additional...
09.02.2010|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

Parts: EU and Russia should consolidate cooperation in railway matters

Vladimir Jakunin, the Chief Executive of Russian Railways, and Juhan Parts, the Minister of Economic Affairs and Communications of the Republic of Estonia, who met Tuesday morning, agreed that European Union and Russia should consolidate cooperation in the matters of railway.Parts and Jakunin were...
29.01.2010|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

Rise and Shine Estonia: How to Make the Best of the Recovery

Investment conference 29.01.2010It is a great pleasure to deliver this opening speech at this investment conference with such an inspiring name. Rise and shine Estonia! The title of my presentation today was suggested to be about what Estonian government is doing for the economy to recover. True,...
24.11.2009|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

Estonia signed investment protection agreement with Georgia

     11/24/2009 The Minister of Economic Affairs and Communications of Estonia, Juhan Parts and the Minister of Economic Development of Georgia, Zurab Pololikashvili signed the agreement at the Georgia Government`s Chancellery.  
19.11.2009|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

Digital switchover will make it possible to develop new broadband and broadcasting services in the future

The government approved the Digital Dividend Plan developed by the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications, i.e. the plan for making use of the radio frequencies which will be freed up with digital switchover. The frequencies freed up will make it possible to develop both new mobile...
28.08.2009|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

The Government authorised the installation of submarine cable Estlink2

On Thursday, the Government authorised the installation of Estlink2, the second submarine cable between Estonia and Finland. The EUR 300 million project is designed to increase the Estonian power system’s security of supply.Elering OÜ, a subsidiary company of Eesti Energia, will install the almost...
26.06.2009|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

The state separates the transmission network from Eesti Energia

Minister of Economic Affairs and Communications Juhan Parts set up a committee on Friday which will prepare the separation of the transmission network from AS Eesti Energia."We have set the objective of taking over the transmission system operator Elering OÜ (with the former name OÜ Põhivõrk) from...

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