Hamburg, A.
April 2007
Oil Shale;2007 Supplement, Vol. 24, p332
Academic Journal
Estonian national energy strategy since 1991 is analyzed in this paper. Estonia separated from the Soviet Union in 1991 and joined the EU in 2004. The first national energy strategy was worked out in 1938. Creation of contemporary energy strategy for re-independent Estonia started in 1988. Over 90% of electricity in Estonia is generated by oil shale thermal power plants. Estonian state is the owner of strategic power plants, electrical networks and mining enterprise. In this paper a short overview of national energy development programs and state's role in forming the energy strategy is presented.


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