A STUDY on the environmental performance of Estonia's two main electricity generators has concluded that significant investment will be required to enable them to attain the European Union standards that they must achieve when the Baltic country becomes a EU Member State.

With accession maybe being approved as early as 2005, Estonia has already embarked on a programme of renovation for its Balti and Eesti plants in the mainly ethnic-Russian north-east; Balti also produces district heating hot water and steam for residential and ...

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