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Offshore wind power in the Baltic states

Time is needed for the development of off-shore wind power in Estonia, Lithuania and Latvia

Development of offshore wind parks in the Baltic Sea, common to the neighbouring states Estonia, Lithuania and Latvia is put on hold, although it was estimated that the construction of wind farms in the Baltic Sea might be less cost intensive than it is in the North Sea.
Wind parks suffer from the bad reputation that exists for solar and wind power in these countries.
There are several offshore wind projects under development. However, their progress suffers from a legislation that is continuously changing. As a consequence investors hesitate to put money into projects that do not have the full support of the local authorities.

Source: RenewableEnergyWorld  8 April 2016