EU’s creeping clean energy efforts risk missing 2020 goal  

By |januar 23rd, 2020|Estonia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, News, The Netherlands|

Renewable energy made up 18% of the EU’s power consumption in 2018, according to statistics compiler Eurostat. But the slow pace of development may leave the bloc short of its 2020 target.

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Estonia apologises after far-right minister taunts Finnish PM as ‘sales girl’

By |december 17th, 2019|EKRE, Estonia, far right, Finland, Kaja Kallas, Kersti Kaljulaid, News, Sanna Marin|

Estonia apologised to Finland on Monday (16 December) after Estonia's interior minister mocked Finland's new prime minister -- the world's youngest-serving government leader -- as "a sales girl" and questioned her ability to run the Nordic country.

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Amid NATO tensions, Estonian President highlights Russia risk

By |november 20th, 2019|Brexit, defence, Estonia, EU, EU enlargement, Kersti Kaljulaid, News, Russia, security|

NATO should be ready to defend Estonia should the country face risks emanating from its neighbour Russia, Estonian President Kersti Kaljulaid has told EURACTIV. Her comments came following French President Macron's recent claim that the alliance is 'br...

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US to help secure Baltic energy grid against cyber-attacks

By |oktober 7th, 2019|Baltic States, cyber-attacks, electricity grids, Estonia, Gas, Latvia, Lithuania, LNG, News, Poland, Rick Perry, Russia, Soviet Union, Ukraine, United States|

The United States and Baltic states on Sunday (6 October) agreed to beef up cooperation to protect the Baltic energy grid from cyber-attacks as they disconnect from the Russian electricity grid.

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Estonia joins EU’s climate-neutral club

By |oktober 3rd, 2019|climate neutrality, Estonia, Juri Ratas, Kadri Simson, Miguel Arias Cañete, News|

Estonia has joined a group of 24 member states in favour of an EU plan to slash greenhouse gas emissions drastically by 2050, leaving only the Czech Republic, Hungary and Poland unconvinced.

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Prague to remove statue of Soviet World War II marshal

By |september 13th, 2019|Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Estonia, Miloš Zeman, News, Russia, USSR, World War II|

A district assembly in Prague voted on Thursday (12 September) to remove a statue of a Soviet World War Two marshal and replace it with a more general memorial following a row that has drawn in the Czech president and Russian authorities.

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Estonia forfeits seat in Juncker’s outgoing Commission

By |september 10th, 2019|Estonia, Kadri Simson, News|

Estonia has decided not to retain a European Commissioner for the rest of the current administration’s mandate, instead allowing nominee Kadri Simson to prepare for her duties under President-elect Ursula von der Leyen.

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Juncker will need to accept replacement Commissioners from Romania, Estonia

By |julij 9th, 2019|Estonia, EU top jobs, European elections 2019, European Parliament, News, Romania|

Faced with opposition from the member states, Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker was unable to block the replacement of the Romanian and Estonian commissioners, who were elected as MEPs and already took their MEP seats.

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Baltic power games in the ascendancy

By |junij 27th, 2019|Estonia, Jean-Claude Juncker, Latvia, Lithuania, News, Poland, Russia, solar power, wind power|

Europe’s power politics are playing out more and more in the Baltic Sea, as the energy potential of the sea basin shifts more into the limelight. 

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Digital Brief: Estonia Special

By |maj 16th, 2019|5G, Andrus Ansip, Christchurch, cyber defence, Cybersecurity, digital wonderland, EKRE, Estonia, France, GDPR, Huawei, Kadri Simson, Kersti Kaljulaid, Kristo Vaher, Latitude59, Marine Le Pen, New Zealand, News, The Digital Brief|

This week, EURACTIV Digital has been in Estonia, talking to political officials, startup entrepreneurs, and purveyors of Estonia's digital revolution, as a means to map out the country's future as the EU's tech powerhouse.

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