Tallinn University of Technology

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The activities of the Department of Energy Technology include chemical engineering, environmental engineering, thermal engineering, thermal power plants, heat economy and thermal energy. The research is divided into two main directions: oil shale technologies and small energy.

Research Groups

The institute has three research groups: Research Group of Sustainable Energy and Fuels - Prof. Alar Konist, Research Group of Smart District Heating Systems and Integrated  Assessment Analysis of Greenhouse Gases Emissions - Anna Volkova, Chemical Engineering Research and Development Center - Oliver Järvik.



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The Institute of Energy Technology is accredited as a testing laboratory in the field of fuels and air analysis and thermal engineering tests.

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Foto: Erik Peinar, Riigikogu

The Riigikogu discussed energy security as a matter of significant national importance

On June 1, 2021 the Riigikogu deliberated the matter of significant national importance “The challenges of energy security and security of supply in Estonia”, initiated by the Faction Isamaa.
Reports were by Riho Terras, member of the European Parliament Committee on Industry, Research and Energy, Alar Konist, Professor at the Department of Energy Technology, Head of the Research Group of Sustainable Energy and Fuels at Tallinn University of Technology, and Andres Metsoja, Member of the Riigikogu. (Photo: Erik Peinar, Riigikogu)