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Estonia will have an offshore project funded by other EU countries

An EU directive makes it possible for Estonia to receive a huge bid on offshore wind via financing from other EU countries.

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What is a country to do, if it cannot reach its sustainable energy goal for 2020 and does not have room for a wind farm? It could turn to Estonia – the country is currently trying to utilize a directive which could mean that another EU country could pay for the construction of an offshore wind array, according to Recharge.

Currently in the EU, it is possible for member countries to collaborate in three different ways to attempt to achieve their renewable energy goals: through statistical transfer, joint projects, and joint subsidy schemes.

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