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Title: Senior Research Fellow
Role: Climate, Energy and Atmosphere Programme
Tiit joined SEI-Tallinn since the formation of it in Fall of 1992 in the capacity of research director and senior research associate. Environmental policy implementation, also Estonia’s joining European Union have been the major research directions. He is active in SEI Tallinn Climate, Energy and Atmosphere Programme
Tiit is climate and energy policy expert concentrating on the implementation of UN FCCC and Kyoto Protocol flexible mechanisms. In particular, Joint Implementation and Emissions Trading. Energy efficiency and renewable energy wider deployment have been in his focus for longer time.
In 1995 the climate policy studies were launched and some years later SEI Tallinn was nominated by the Government as an Implementing Agency for two UNEP climate programmes in Estonia. He has been working on EU Emissions trading directives accommodation in Estonia and prepared the National Allocation Plans for the periods 2005-2007 and 2008-2012 under the request of Estonian Government.
Work experience before SEI
Right after diploma Tiit worked for 2 years in Tallinn Technical University in the Department of physical chemistry. Thereafter Tiit worked for 20 years in the Estonian Academy of Sciences in the field of environmental economics and air pollution modelling and forecasting with the help of mathematical methods.
Tallinn Technical University cum laude (1971),
PhD from the Estonian Academy of Sciences in ecological economics (1981).
Biogaasi tootmise ja kasutamise pilootuuring Harjumaal (Journal article - 2012)
Sustainable Energy Development Trends in the Baltic States - Opportunities and Problems (Other publications - 2009)
Bali climate conference (Journal article - 2008)
Bali climate conference and Kyoto flexible mechanisms (Journal article - 2008)
Internalizing of external costs in electricity generation (Journal article - 2007)
Baasjoone määramine ühisrakendusprojektidele CO2 emissiooni vähenemise arvutamiseks soojatootmisel / CO2 emission baseline construction for AIJ reporting in heat production sector. V. Tiit, toim. Taastuvate Energiaallikate uurimine ja kasutamine. TEU (Journal article - 2000)