Wind mill and the Lithuanian flag
Energy

Wind energy – 82% Lithuanian’s in favour of it

Renewable energy ideas in Lithuania are steadily expanding. A recent public survey shows that 8 out of 10 people in the country are in favour of the further development of wind energy. The implementation of […]

Energy

Year in Lithuania started with 30% increase of the production of electricity

Although the electricity production in the Baltic States grew by one third in January, the electricity prices in Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia also increased and reached the threshold of 55 euros per megawatt hour. […]

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. […]

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. […]

Energy

Brussels preparing for talks with Russia on Baltic power systems

The European Commission is getting ready to start consultations with Russia over the switching of the Baltic states’ power networks off the post-Soviet system and their synchronization with that of western Europe. […]