Enefit Green, renewable energy subsidiary of Estonia’s state-owned energy group Eesti Energia, produced 112 gigawatt-hours of renewable electricity in April.
Electricity production was affected by the month of April having been windier than the average. Most of the output came from 20in Estonia and Lithuania. The amount of renewable electricity produced in April would be enough to cover the consumption of nearly 37,000 average households for a whole year.
Aavo Karmas, chairman of the management board of Enefit Green, said that the company’s output in April was thoroughly satisfactory.
“While we cannot control wind conditions, we can boost our wind turbines’ operational reliability and we’re making effort to do so every day. Digital collection and analysis of production data has also played a role in increasing reliability,” he said.
Karmas highlighted as the most positive market trend businesses all over the Baltic states actively signing long-term renewable power purchase agreements. He added that he was pleased to see more than 100 enterprises take a step towards a cleaner future.
The 112 gigawatt-hours of electricity produced by Enefit Green in April consists of production by the company’sin Estonia and Lithuania, solar power plants in Estonia and Poland, the Iru and Paide cogeneration plants in Estonia and the Valka and Broceni cogeneration plants in Latvia, a hydroelectric power plant at Keila-Joa and the Ruhnu renewable energy solution.
Enefit Green’s heat production in the Iru, Paide, Valka and Broceni cogeneration plants amounted to 48 gigawatt-hours in April. In the first four months of 2021, the company has generated altogether 413 gigawatt-hours of electricity and 224 gigawatt-hours of heat.
Enefit Green, a part of the Eesti Energia group, owns 20in Estonia and Lithuania, four cogeneration plants, a hydroelectric power plant, 36 solar power plants, and one pellet plant.