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Ignitis partnership with Estonian start-up allowed to introduce a novelty in the Lithuanian electricity market

Ignitis started cooperation with Estonian start-up Fusebox, which plans to become the first independent electricity demand aggregator in Lithuania. Electricity demand service is novelty in the Lithuanian electricity market and is crucial in contributing to energy security and efficiency.

Independent electricity demand aggregators will provide services of reserve power and power grid balancing. Fusebox is based on connecting hardware to electrical appliances which use the most electricity, e.g. to commercial refrigerator.

ABB to power the world’s largest diamond recovery vessel for De Beers

ABB wins contract from Damen Shipyards Group to deliver an advanced power system for the world’s first custom-built diamond recovery vessel.

ABB will supply an integrated power system package that will ensure the world’s largest and most technologically advanced diamond recovery vessel meets exceptional safety, efficiency and availability requirements. The vessel is being built by Damen at Damen Shipyards Mangalia on the Black Sea in Romania. Financial details of the order were not disclosed.

VIDEO: Wuhan to build 1,000 bed hospital to treat coronavirus patients within six days

Construction began on the night of January 23 for a new specialized hospital for coronavirus patients in central China's Wuhan City. The hospital is designed to have an area of 25,000 square meters with 1,000 beds and will be put into use by February 3, officials said.

The special hospital is being built in the Caidian District in the western suburb of the city.

Microduct manufacturer Höhle opens a new factory

Höhle OÜ, a plastic microduct manufacturing company unique in Estonia, opened its new factory in Lõiuse village in Rapla county. The factory produces over 200 km of micro ducts per day, which go to the domestic market as well as to 12 European countries. The total investment for the factory was over 4 million euros.

The 88th Euroconstruct Conference in Warsaw

The 88th Euroconstruct Conference will take place on 28-29 November 2019 in Warsaw.

Euroconstruct is an association of European construction research organisations. Country-specific construction forecasts are carried out by national members who know their market best. Euroconstruct provides information, analyses and forecasts to help making business plans more precisely and more effectively.

Graphene Cuts Elevator Energy Consumption in Half

Skeleton Technologies, the European market leader for ultracapacitors and energy storage systems for transportation and grid applications, is entering into a strategic partnership with the Spanish company Epic Power to reduce the power consumption of elevators by up to 50%, enabling significant cost savings. The system is already in use in a number of public, residential, and commercial buildings throughout Europe.

Photovoltaic metal roof can produce energy

(Photo: Roofit.solar)
Roofit.solar roofing elements are building integrated photovoltaic modules that are developed and produced in Estonia.

These kind of roofs combine traditional Nordic roof design with modern photovoltaic technology. Roofit.solar photovoltaic roof reduces the installation and the material cost of construction, in addition, it improves the energy class of private houses by one letter.

Elering and Baltic Connector OY sign an agreement to build the offshore section of Balticconnector

On Thursday, Elering and the Finnish state-owned Baltic Connector OY signed an agreement with Allseas to install the biggest section of the offshore pipeline for the Balticconnector Estonian-Finnish gas connection.

Balticconnector’s offshore construction project will start this summer with seabed preparations to install the pipeline. According to the schedule, the actual submarine pipeline will be laid in summer 2019. The work will be finished by autumn of next year, after which preparations for the utilisation of the pipeline will begin.

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