Lithuania’s energy accomplishments in 2015

2015 was an intense year full of changes in Lithuania’s energy sector. The Ministry of Energy compiled a list of the ten most important events that have affected the energy sector and consumers the most. […]


Lithuanian energy minister accuses Vilniaus Energija of manipulations

Energy company Vilniaus Energija has claimed that heating prices in Vilnius will soar due to obligations to purchase liquefied natural gas (LNG) from Klaipėda’s terminal. The Ministry of Energy has responded to such claims by saying that in October the company itself decided to purchase from the LNG terminal significantly more gas than planned previously. Energy Minister Rokas Masiulis has stated that Vilniaus Energija is manipulating prices of acquired fuel. […]


Closing down of power plant in Vilnius to result in 114 redundancies

Energy service company Vilniaus Energija has informed the Lithuanian Labour Exchange about the planned reorganisation which will result in lay offs of 114 employees of Vilnius Combined Heat and Power Plant TE-3. […]

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Lithuania talks with Statoil to make LNG terminal more flexible, energy minister says

Energy Minister Rokas Masiulis has not denied that Lithuania is in talks with Norway‘s Statoil on a more flexible schedule of liquefied natural gas (LNG) imports, saying that various operating modes at Klaipėda LNG terminal and its possibilities are currently being tried out and that the ministry has asked companies related to the LNG facility to prepare for various possible scenarios. […]


Gazprom withdraws claim against Lithuania

Gazprom has withdrawn its claim against Lithuania over the implementation of the European Union’s (EU) Third Energy Package. […]

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Energy minister slams Vilnius heat provider for inflating heating costs

Lithuanian Energy Minister Rokas Masiulis says he cannot tolerate the situation when municipal heat producer, Vilniaus Energija (Vilnius Energy) has been deliberately overpaying for gas for the second month in a row, thus increasing heating bills for consumers. Due to such actions of heat providers, Vilnius residents and institutions lose around a million euros per month. […]