Zones of radioctive termination of the Astravyets nuclear power plant
Central/Eastern Europe

Astravyets opens a “pit” in Lithuanian-Belarussian relations and opens paths for Russia

On November 5, Lithuanian President Gitanas Nausėda presented the Finnish president Lithuania’s position on the threats posed by Astravyets Nuclear Power Plant. The head of state also presented this position to the presidents of neighbouring […]

Energy

Latvian PM expects Baltics’ power grid synchronization to be completed in 2025

Synchronization of the power grids of the Baltic States with the continental Europe must be completed in 2025 as it was agreed earlier, Latvia’s Prime Minister Arturs Krisjanis Karins said Friday during his visit to Lithuania. […]

Astravyets NPP
Energy

Lithuania now has substantial legal arguments to deny access for electricity produced in the unsafe Astravyets Plant

On 7 February 2019, the Meeting of the Parties to the Convention on Environmental Impact Assessment in a Transboundary Context (Espoo Convention) in Geneva definitively concluded that during the construction of the Astravyets Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) in the vicinity of the Lithuanian border and Vilnius, Lithuania’s capital city, Belarus had infringed three articles of the Convention thus failing to justify the selection of the construction site and consult with the countries that are most likely to be affected. […]

Belarus' Astravyets nuclear power plant under construction
Energy

Belarus picked site for Ostravyets NPP in violation of convention – Espo

On 7 February, the Meeting of the Parties to the Espoo Convention in Geneva decided that Belarus had violated the Espoo Convention in choosing a construction site for its nuclear power plant. Reviewing violations by Belarus has attracted the international community’s attention, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced. […]

Kaunas hydropower plant battery
Energy

Lietuvos Energijos Gamyba initiates a unique pilot project in the Baltics – a battery energy storage system in the Kaunas hydropower plant

Lithuanian state-owned enterprise Lietuvos Energijos Gamyba, a part of Lietuvos Energija Group, has started preparations for 1 megawatt energy storage system installation in Kaunas Algirdas Brazauskas hydropower plant. Operating in synergy with the plant, the new storage system would become the first and the biggest innovation of this kind in the Baltic States, a press release from the group states. […]

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Energy

Lietuvos Energija is Acquiring a Wind Farm Development Project in Poland

Lietuvos Energija, a group of energy companies, further pursues the international strategy provided for in the Strategy LE 2030 signed a conditional agreement on the acquisition of a project for the development of wind farm in Poland. That will be the first wind farm built by the Group itself, its press release states. […]