Estonia’s SDE chair: switching to renewable energy does not mean giving up oil shale

  • 2018-12-20
  • BNS/TBT Staff
A complete switch to renewable energy would not result in the closing of oil shale mines or shale oil refineries, leader of the Estonian Social Democratic Party (SDE) Jevgeni Ossinovski said.  "When it comes to East-Viru County, we need to discuss oil shale. In terms of a scientific discussion, calls for the termination of oil shale mining in Estonia are perfectly understandable. It is no doubt important that Estonia switch to renewable energy both in its electricity as well as heat production, and that is exactly what we promise in our ambitious environmental p...
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