Estonia in talks to get a large offshore wind array financed by EU partners 

A deal under the EU’s flexible cooperation mechanism would allow the partner to meet its own 2020 RE target, writes Bernd Radowitz in Recharge News. 

The Estonian government is in talks to get the construction of a large offshore wind array off Estonia financed by another EU member state with difficulties to meet its 2020 renewable energy target, Tuuliki Kasonen, general manager of the Estonian Wind Power Association said.

"We want to make use of flexible cooperation mechanisms," Kasonen said during the Windforce Baltic Sea conference in Tallinn.

Under the EU’s current renewable energy directive, there are three cooperation mechanisms that allow member states to achieve their national RES target in cooperation with other member states: statistical transfer, joint projects, and joint support schemes.

Read the full article in Recharge.