Utilitas is an Estonian energy group, the principal activities of which include generating thermal energy and electricity and providing district heating services. Utilitas group comprises district heating companies AS Utilitas Tallinn and AS Utilitas Eesti, as well as OÜ Utilitas Tallinna Elektrijaam, which produces heat and electricity.
We provide solutions which are suitable for our customers and the environment, generate and distribute energy as efficiently as possible, and use renewable and local energy sources in the maximum possible extent. More than a half of the thermal energy sold is generated from local and renewable fuels.
Utilitas is providing district heating to 4,870 buildings in eight cities across Estonia, including to more than 170,000 households. We use renewable fuels to generate electricity in two combined heat and power stations, which cover the electricity demand of more than 130,000 apartments, i.e. all apartments in the district heating network of Tallinn.
Our customers include apartment buildings and private residences, schools and kindergartens, office buildings and public office buildings, sports halls and swimming pools, shopping centres and hotels, hospitals and social care institutions.
The group includes AS Utilitas Tallinn and AS Utilitas Eesti, which provide district heating services in eight Estonian cities, and OÜ Utilitas Tallinna Elektrijaam, which generates electricity and thermal energy in Tallinn. The companies included in the group are 100% owned by Utilitas.
The companies included in the group are experienced in the Estonian energy market.
- Heat production and networks in eight Estonian cities – Tallinn, Maardu, Keila, Rapla, Haapsalu, Kärdla, Jõgeva, Valga
- 530 km of managed thermal energy networks
- 4,870 heated buildings
- more than 170,000 heated households
- 28 operated boiler plants
- Biomass- and peat-based combined heat and power stations: a plant of 25 MW electric power and 67 MW thermal capacity and a plant of 21 MW electric power and 76.5 MW thermal capacity
- 1,730,000 MWh of thermal energy and 305,000 MWh of electricity was generated
- 1,070,000 MWh of energy was generated in the combined heat and power generation mode
- 550,000 tonnes of CO2 has been saved
Energy Group Utilitas
Kristjan Rahu, Chairman of the Board
Andreas Greim, Member of the Board
Gregor Kurth, Member of the Board
AS UTILITAS TALLINN
AS UTILITAS EESTI
AS Utilitas Tallinn supplies thermal energy to two thirds of the capital and to the city of Maardu.
AS Utilitas Eesti is supplying heat in seven Estonian cities: in Haapsalu, Jõgeva, Keila, Kärdla, Rapla, Tallinn, and Valga.
OÜ UTILITAS TALLINNA ELEKTRIJAAM
The principal activity of OÜ Utilitas Tallinna Elektrijaam is generation and sales of thermal energy and electricity. The company is operating two combined heat and power stations in Tallinn.
In the past few years, we have been investing in increasing the share of local and renewable fuels. Today, all district heating networks of Utilitas are efficient – all networks located outside of Tallinn use local wood chips as basic fuel.
Utilitas continues to contribute to increasing energy efficiency, security of supply, and energy security. The company values environment-friendliness and favourable prices for consumers which are enabled by wider use of local fuels. The group’s activities are focussed on technological development and production which is based on modern needs.
The European Union has set a goal to increase the efficiency of the energy sector and to expand the use of renewable energy. The Utilitas energy group is already moving in this direction by prioritising energy efficiency, reduction of heat losses, and the use of renewable and local fuels.