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Title: Mitigation analysis for Estonia

The present report provides data on the mitigation analysis of Estonia. The results for energy, forest and agricultural sectors and macro-economic analysis are given. The Government of Estonia has identified the development of energy production as the main strategical means in the movement towards market economy. Now 99% of electricity generation and about 25% of heat production in Estonia is based on oil shale combustion. To increase the efficiency of oil shale-fired power plants and decrease CO{sub 2} emissions, the State Enterprise (SE) Eesti Energia (Estonian Energy) is planning to reconstruct these power plants and introduce the Circulating Fluidized Bed (CFB) combustion technology for oil shale burning to replace the Pulverized Combustion (PC). According to the Estonian Forest Policy, two general objectives are of importance: sustainability in forestry and efficiency in forest management. For the reduction of greenhouse gases (GHG) emissions from agriculture, it is necessary to increase the efficiency of production resource usage. The growth of the GDP in 1995 was 2.9% as a result of large-scale privatization activities in Estonia and re-introduction of the available, but unused production capacities with the help of foreign and domestic investments. It is assumed that the medium growth rate of GDP reachesmore » 6% in 1998.« less
Authors:
; ;  [1]
  1. Inst. of Energy Research, Tallinn (Estonia) [and others
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
362598
Report Number(s):
DOE/PO/30115--T1-Pt.3
ON: DE99003370; TRN: AHC29926%%253
DOE Contract Number:
FC02-94PO30115
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: Sep 1996
Research Org:
Inst. of Energy Research, Tallinn (Estonia);Inst. of Ecology, Tallinn (Estonia);Tallinn Technical Univ. (Estonia);Estonian Agricultural Univ., Tartu (Estonia)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE, Washington, DC (United States)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
29 ENERGY PLANNING AND POLICY; ESTONIA; RESOURCE MANAGEMENT; ENERGY SOURCE DEVELOPMENT; OIL SHALES; ELECTRIC POWER; POWER GENERATION; AIR POLLUTION ABATEMENT; FORESTRY; GREENHOUSE GASES; CARBON DIOXIDE; NUMERICAL DATA