Energy and transport
Electricity production from renewable energy sources increasing steadily
According to Statistics Estonia, in 2020, power plants produced 5,516 gigawatt-hours (GWh) of electricity, which is three quarters of last year’s production. The volume of electricity produced from oil shale decreased by a half.
Production decreased in most manufacturing activities
According to Statistics Estonia, in August 2020, the production of industrial enterprises decreased by 5% compared to August 2019. Production decreased in manufacturing but increased in energy and mining.
Electricity production in Estonia moving in an environmentally friendly direction
According to Statistics Estonia, in 2019, the production of electricity totalled 7,560 gigawatt-hours, which is 39% less than in the previous year. Electricity production from oil shale decreased by 46%.
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