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ESTONIAN ASSOCIATION OF ELECTRICAL ENTERPRISES (EAEE)

EAEE is a non-profit organization that is set up on a voluntarily and democratic basis by enterprises registered in Estonia that have a permit to conduct electrical works.

EAEE was founded on 16 May 1995.

The objective of EAEE is to protect common interests of its member enterprises in vocational, technical and commercial issues on the field of electrical works and to ensure high professional level of its membership and the whole field of electrical works and constant development. EAEE is authorized to certify professions for electrical and automation works.

The work of EAEE is coordinated by the Management Board that has seven members. Chairman of the Board is Mr. Viktor Kassihin, technical manager of KH Energia-Konsult Ldt.

As of October 2005, EAEE had 108 member enterprises with more than 4,000 employees. Total turnover of member enterprises amounts to over 70 percent of the whole volume of electrical works. By fields of activity, member enterprises represent designers, wholesale merchants, installation companies, manufacturing enterprises and vocational schools. EAEE issues ELTE, an information folder for electrical professionals which is updated four times a year.

EAEE publishes its own trade magazine ELECTICAL FIELD (ELEKTRIALA) six times a year

EAEE is member of the Estonian Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

In Estonia, EAEE cooperates with the Technical Supervisory Inspectorate, Estonian Association of Construction Companies, Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communication, Ministry of Education, universities, vocational schools and specialized trade schools, Association of Electroenergy, Association of Non-Profit Organizations and Foundations, Labour Inspectorate, Eesti Energia AS, Estonian Standardization Centre, Estonian Qualification Authority, Estonain Fairs, Electrical Control Centre, etc.

Foreign partners of EAEE are the International Association of Electrical Contractors, Electrical Contractors" Association of Finland SSTUL, North German Electrotechnics Federation, Hültig & Pflaum, a German publishing company, federations of electrical works of Nordic countries, Latvia and Lithuania.

19 member enterprises of EAEE have been awarded the title of CERTIFIED ELECTRICAL ENTERPRISE by EAEE (see special section). The objective of awarding this title is to increase the competitive ability of member enterprises of EAEE and to provide assurance to cooperation partners.

The objective of EAEE is to reach a situation where membership in EAEE is a matter of honour for electrical contractors.