Ukraine: Starokostiantynivcukor LLC increases processing and production volumes

Despite the decrease in sugar beet yield, Starokostiantynivcukor LLC processed almost 300 thousand tons of sugar beet during the 2019 production season – 50 thousand tons more than last year. A’spik Group explains such results with the establishment of partnering relationships with the agricultural enterprises of Khmelnytsk region, which provide the group of companies with…

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Lithuania: energy production increases

The Lithuanian government has approved a proposal to run energy generation auctions, which should increase domestic power production as the country desynchronizes from the Moscow-controlled grid by 2025. The Baltic grids are still part of the post-Soviet BRELL ring, which also includes Russia and Belarus, and remain dependent on the control center in Moscow and…

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Ukraine: passenger flow at Kyiv International Airport down in January-November 2019

Passenger flow at Igor Sikorsky Kyiv International Airport (Zhuliany) decreased by 7.4% in January-November compared to the relevant period in 2018, the press service of the airport wrote on its Facebook page. “In January-November Kyiv International Airport serviced 2.414 million passengers, down by 7.4% YoY,” reads the report. The number of passengers serviced on international…

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Estonia: Eesti Energia halves CO2 emissions

The state-owned electricity generator Eesti Energia has reduced its CO2 emissions by 50% YoY, the company says, and has tripled its renewables energy production over the same period. Hando Sutter, CEO of Eesti Energia, made the announcement, adding that the European Commission’s climate neutrality target for 2050 was achievable, even if oil shale production continued…

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