October 15, 2014 EWPA's blog - Tuul
Estonia’s first wind farm, Virtsu 1, reached the end of its 12 year renewable energy support period this month. The Virtsu I wind turbines still continue to produce energy, but do it without renewable energy support paid by consumers.
According to Mr. Martin Kruus, the Chairman of the Board of Nelja Energia AS, renewable energy support for its company’s wind farms will end in succession. Read more »
August 13, 2014 EWPA's blog - Tuul
In the beginning of August this year the first small scale wind turbine produced in Estonia was installed in Finland. According to the Estonian Wind Power Cluster, this is an important milestone for the Estonian wind energy industry as it has become a country exporting wind turbines.
A 30 meter high and hydraulically lowered 20 kW Tuge 20 wind turbine now located close to Turu city is entirely produced in Estonia by Konesko AS. Read more »
July 28, 2014 EWPA's blog - etea
Wind turbine installations in the European Union will increase 64% by 2020 compared to 2013 levels, according to data compiled by the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA).
For Estonia, EWEA predicts that the current wind energy capacity of nearly 300 MW will grow up to between 550 and 1000 MW, according to the low and high scenario. Read more »
June 17, 2014 EWPA's blog - Tuul
Estonian Wind Power Association turned one of country’s wind turbines into art for this year’s Global Wind Day. The idea to decorate the turbine with dandelions was selected among 46 brilliant ideas sent for the competition “Art on Wind Turbine”.
The artwork was painted on one of the tower’s in Viru-Nigula wind farm in the East of Estonia and is well seen by people driving pass the wind farm on Narva highway. The dandelions ready to let fly their seeds are symbolizing the flow of energy and wind. Read more »
June 15, 2014 EWPA's blog - etea
Wind turbine turned into art in Estonia for this year’s Global Wind Day
April 23, 2014 EWPA's blog - Tuul
For this year’s Global Wind Day the Estonian Wind Power Association invites artists and designers – both amateurs and professionals – to participate in the art contest. The canvas is a real wind turbine located in the North-East of Estonia – let’s give it a unique and stunning identity.
March 5, 2014 EWPA's blog - Tuul
“A champion needs a motivation above and beyond winning. A true champion is someone who wants to make a difference and who never gives up,” Felix Losada, Deputy Head of Corporate Communications at Nordex. How to become a champion? With EWEA 2014 taking place in the same week as the UEFA Champions League match FC Barcelona vs. Manchester City – everyone in the world of wind power and football is thinking, how can I be a champion in Barcelona? Read more »
December 20, 2013 EWPA's blog - etea