11. June 2018 | 12:23
Last night, on 6 June, the three best ideas were chosen at the super final of Negavatt, the resource-conserving competition of the Environmental Investment Centre (EIC). The 10,000 euro main prize was given to the team Circup who produces machines for gas stations and coffee shops based on dry ice technology, which are made for quickly washing reusable cups.
The EIC opens an application round for private individuals for connecting to the common water and sewage system04. June 2018 | 21:39
The Environmental Investments Centre (EIC) opens an application round for private individuals for connecting to the common water and sewage system or for installing a proper sewage holding tank. Applications will be received from 5 June 2018.
04. May 2018 | 17:08
Since 1 May, the urban bus services in Pärnu have been using bio-methane or green gas produced in Estonia as fuel. The festive opening of the project will be today, 4 May, at 11:00 at the new bus station of Pärnu. EIC supported the Pärnu County Public Transport Centre project with EUR 673,884 under the Cohesion Fund of the European Union.
The first call for applications for resource-efficiency investments attracted many production companies06. April 2018 | 09:14
The final deadline of the call for applications organised by the Environmental Investments Centre (EIC) was 29 March and there were eight companies to submit their applications on that day. The first call for applications had been open since February last year and to date ten projects have been given a funding decision. Most applicants are active in the timber sector, however, food industry and operators of mineral raw materials are also represented. Grants were applied for in the amount of EUR 9.3 million to which the companies will contribute EUR 14.8 million.
23. March 2018 | 10:42
The Supervisory Board of the Environmental Investments Centre (EIC) decided to support important environmental projects for the performance of state’s obligations with a total amount of 9 175 920 euros. The biggest amount will be given to the forestry program, where over 3 million euros was allocated to seven projects.
05. February 2018 | 09:50
EIC opens the first round for applications under the 2018 environmental programme, with an approved volume of EUR 14.7 million. The deadline for filing the applications is 5 March, through the electronic database KIKAS.
24. January 2018 | 14:13
For the fifth year in a row, the Environmental Investments Centre (EIC) is organising the resource-conservation competition Negavatt, which is once again awaiting the submission of smart ideas. The best ideas will be made a reality, with up to EUR 10,000 in support. The deadline for submitting ideas is 25 February 2018.
09. January 2018 | 08:55
The state owned Foundation Environmental Investments Centre (EIC) is providing EUR 2 million in support for the updating of Tarmeko Spoon’s plywood production line and EUR 493,000 to AS Klaasimeister for the acquisition of a glass melting furnace, via the Energy and Resource Efficiency of Undertakings measure.
10. November 2017 | 12:31
The foundation Environmental Investment Centre (EIC) is supporting Tootsi Turvas with EUR 101,730 from the European Regional Development Fund. The company will invest the funds into purchasing a mobile hog shredder and building a stump shred storage site in Pärnu. The total cost of the project is EUR 406,921.
15. September 2017 | 11:01
The Environmental Investment Centre (EIC) is about to support the timber undertaking Purutuli OÜ with EUR 609,000 and the mining undertaking AS Kiviluks with EUR 623,250. The support is intended to enhance the resource efficiency of undertakings, with the corresponding funds provided by the European Regional Development Fund.