13. November 2020 | 18:11
The environmentally friendliest local government in Estonia in 2019 was Saaremaa Rural Municipality. The city of Rakvere and the city of Tartu were also nominated for the competition organised by the Ministry of the Environment and the Environmental Investment Centre (EIC).
13. November 2020 | 18:06
From 13 November, it is once again possible to submit applications for the purchase of all-electric vehicles in the E-support environment. Submission of applications will start on 15 December at 9:00. The amount of support per vehicle is EUR 5,000 and the price of an electric vehicle may be up to EUR 50,000 (excluding VAT). Those who have received support from the first round cannot re-apply.
14. September 2020 | 15:48
Starting on 14 September, the Environmental Investments Centre (EIC) will begin accepting applications for projects that will help developing countries mitigate climate change. The deadline for submitting applications is 17.00 on 17 November 2020.
EIC to once again begin the restoration of semi-natural areas and the acceptance of investment applications18. August 2020 | 15:29
The Environmental Investment Centre (EIC) announces an application round to support investments necessary for the restoration and maintenance of semi-natural communities. Applications will be accepted from 28 August.
25. June 2020 | 21:31
The Environmental Investment Centre (EIC) entered into a public contract with public limited company Ragn-Sells for recycling scrap tyres; the company will remove and reutilise about 14,000 tonnes of scrap tyres that have been stored at Raadi over the years. The former military airfield will be clean of tyres by the end of this year.
19. June 2020 | 10:41
The Supervisory Board of the Environmental Investments Centre (EIC) decided to support 735 projects from the national environmental monitoring programme in the amount of EUR 16,964,018. Grants were given to environmental projects in eight areas across Estonia.
08. June 2020 | 16:46
The EUR 10,000 main prize of the Environmental Investment Centre’s (EIC) Negavatt Energy Saving Competition for young people aged 18–30 went to EIMU, a non-dairy milk made from raw materials sourced from Estonia.
01. June 2020 | 12:19
Companies in the mining and manufacturing industry are once again able to apply for aid from the Environmental Investment Centre (EIC) to improve their efficiency when it comes to the use of resources in production. The budget for this round is EUR 7,120,200, to which funds released from ending projects will be added.
01. June 2020 | 12:03
On 1 June, the Environmental Investment Centre (EIC) opened the application round for non-profit associations and foundations operating in the field of environmental education, to support the active education programmes that were cancelled as a result of the emergency situation. The deadline for applications is 15 June 2020.
12. May 2020 | 12:16
The Environmental Investments Centre (EIC) was established as a foundation on 11 May 2000, by the Ministry of Finance, in order to better target money received from the use of the environment. Today, the EIC falls within the administrative area of the Ministry of the Environment and serves as the central financier of environmental projects in Estonia, but looks to the future with its activities as an implementer of smart and effective solutions in the Estonian environmental landscape.