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Varmlandsmetanol wants to build €350M biomethanol plant in Estonia

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Estonian media reports that Swedish bioenergy company Varmlandsmetanol AB is interested in building a €350-million (US $412 million) biomethanol plant in Estonia.

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IEA: Estonia is pioneering technologies for more efficient and cleaner use of oil shale

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An article in the latest issue of IEA Energy: The Journal of the International Energy Agency reports that Estonia, which has the most developed oil shale industry in the world, is collaborating in pursuing wider use of oil shale in a cleaner, more sustainable manner. In 2012, Estonia mined 15.86 Different that shale oil—i.e.,

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Estonia launches nationwide fast charging network

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Estonia has become the world’s first country to launch a nationwide fast-charging network for electric vehicles, using technology provided by ABB. Alongside the comprehensive charging infrastructure, Estonia offers subsidies of up to 50% of the purchase price of electric vehicles to encourage their adoption. The network.

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ABB, KredEx and Estonia’s Ministry of Economic Affairs deploy first of 200 web-managed DC fast chargers in Estonia

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Power and automation technology group ABB, KredEx and the Ministry of Economic Affairs of Estonia, announced the first public installation of an ABB Terra 51 DC fast charging station for electric vehicles in Estonia.

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Want Govt To Pay For Half Of Your Electric Car? Try Estonia

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We don't do that here, but that practice would be even more tempting in Estonia--which gives a whopping $22,900 (18,000-euro) incentive on every electric car sold in the small Baltic republic. Some electric-car makers (they know who they are) tend to quote base prices after subtracting the U.S. Federal income tax credit of $7,500.

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Neste launches Neste MY Renewable Diesel in Belgium

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Besides Belgium, Neste MY Renewable Diesel is available for customers in the Netherlands, Finland, Sweden, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and the United States in California and Oregon. The fuel is currently available at more than 100 stations throughout the Netherlands and more than 500 locations worldwide.

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Peat might lower cost of sodium-ion batteries for EVs, research suggests

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An ingredient used to flavor whiskey and make fertilizer could soon play an important role in EV batteries, researcher at Estonia's Tartu University say.

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