Posts tagged as Narva

Competition Authority asks Eesti Energia for new heating solution in Narva

Monday, July 26, 2021

The Competition Authority (Konkurentsiamet) is worried about the sustainability of the district heating network in Narva and has called for state-owned electricity generator Eesti Energia to find a new heating solution in the city. Competition Authority director general Märt Ots said nothing terrible should happen to Narva’s heating network in the near future, since the 11th energy bloc of the Baltic thermal electricity station is still operational and can use…

Narva power station biomass bill only benefits Eesti Energia, critics say

Tuesday, June 15, 2021

A bill which will allow the use of low-grade woody biomass in a Narva power plant has passed its first Riigikogu reading. While the bill is presented as a temporary fix, and one which will help keep electricity prices stable given its green dimension – the woody biomass fuel will not be subject to Carbon Dioxide charges – critics say that it is simply an act of favoritism for one…

Narva energy union concerned about fate of employees

Thursday, June 3, 2021

The Narva Power Plants Trade Union has big doubts about workers’ futures after Eesti Energia’s said it will abandon most of its oil shale production in Estonia by 2030. ETV’s “Aktuaalne kaamera” reported on Wednesday evening that the union said energy production based on renewable sources will not be able to completely replace electricity produced from oil shale and provide the population with a stable supply of electricity in all…

€200 million water purification filter plant to be built in Narva

Friday, April 23, 2021

A €200 million fully robotic water purification filter plant will be built at Narva Industrial Park in Ida-Viru County by 2025. The plant will be built by water treatment company Aquaphor International OÜ but a precondition is the creation of a detailed plan for the third stage of the industrial park, a design for the production building and the issuance of a building permit by the end of the second…

Design procurement for Tallinn Hospital announced

Monday, March 29, 2021

An €11 million international procurement for the design of the Tallinn Hospital mega-complex was announced on Monday. The applications will be evaluated by a seven-member committee named by the Estonian Association of Architects and Tallinn City Government. The procurement’s winner will likely be published in the end of June, the end date of applications for the design procurement is set at May 27. The estimated total cost of the Tallinn…

Suspect in Narva shooting taken into custody

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

A suspect arrested following a shooting in Narva on Monday morning has been taken into custody for a period of up to two months. Viru District Prosecutor’s Office on Tuesday sought for the shooting suspect, a 49-year-old man, to be taken into custody. Viru County Court granted the request, taking the suspect into custody for a period of up to two months, the Prosecutor’s Office said in a press release.…

Atko may be facing fines for skipping bus stops in Narva

Monday, August 5, 2019

Both bus passengers in the northeastern border town Narva as well as officials of the Road Inspection have noticed several breaches on bus routes serviced by operator Atko, mainly in relation to buses skipping stops, and as a result, the operator may be facing a fine, the regional Pohjarannik reports. The service contract between AS Atko Bussiliinid and the city of Narva runs from February 2016 to January 2022, and…

Despite recent heat, July weather 1 degree cooler than average

Thursday, August 1, 2019

Despite recent hot weather brought to the region by a hot air mass that caused record temperatures across much of the European continent, Estonia’s average air temperature for July was 16.4 C, which is 1 degree below average for the month. The highest temperature recorded in Estonia last month was 33 C in the Jõgeva County village of Tiirikoja on July 28. The lowest temperature recorded, meanwhile, was 2.3 C…

Hundreds participate in Veterans Day charity run in Narva

Saturday, April 20, 2019

The Blue Hepatica Run, a charity run organised in honour of veterans of the Estonian Defence Forces (EDF) and the Estonian Defence League (Kaitseliit), was held in Narva for the first time this year, and hundreds of adults and children turned out for the 3.2km event along the Narva River. The Blue Hepatica Run, a charity run organised in honour of veterans of the Estonian Defence Forces (EDF) and the…

Centre Party headquarters windows tagged with swastikas

Monday, March 18, 2019

The windows of the Centre Party’s main headquarters on Narva Highway in Central Tallinn were found tagged with swastikas and swear words on Sunday. Centre Party spokesperson Andre Hanimägi told ERR that this was an act of brutal vandalism, and that the party would without a doubt be contacting the police over the matter. “I sincerely hope that whoever did this is found and that they are punished accordingly,” Mr…