Žygimantas Vaičiūnas
Energy

Energmin calls deal on synchronization scenario ‘decision of the decade’

Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia have reached a long sought-after agreement that opens the way for the further development of the key regional energy project, Lithuanian Energy Minister Žygimantas Vaičiūnas said on Friday after a scenario for the Baltic power grids’ synchronization with the Continental European was endorsed in Brussels. […]

Ignalina NPP
Energy

Vilnius to host discussion on funding Ignalina NPP’s decommission

Representatives of the European Parliament and European Commission are coming to Vilnius this week to see the progress of decommissioning of the Ignalina Nuclear Power Plant and discuss its funding beyond 2021. […]

Astravyets NPP
Energy

EC calls on Belarus to assess Astravyets NPP’s seismic safety, improve accident management

The European Commission is expected to publish on Wednesday a stress test review of the Astravyets Nuclear Power Plant, under construction in Belarus. According to the Lithuanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the report revealed quite a number of the projects’ drawbacks, and experts from the EU and other countries presented important recommendations on ways to eliminate them and improve the nuclear facility’s safety level. […]

Linas Linkevičius
Energy

Astravyets NPP’s stress tests are only beginning of road – Lithuanian formin

The European Nuclear Safety Regulators Group (ENSREG) review of the stress tests carried out at the Astravyets Nuclear Power Plant, under construction in Belarus, which revealed a number of drawbacks, is just the beginning of its assessment, Lithuanian Minister of Foreign Affairs Linas Linkevičius said. […]

Independence FSRU
Energy

Klaipeda LNG terminal to remain useful to Lithuania in future – energy specialists

With the Lithuanian government due to decide on the future of the Klaipėda liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal, businesses call on the authorities to look for ways to lower the terminal’s costs for gas consumers and energy experts say that these costs will go down and that the floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) will remain useful to the country in the future as gas will play an increasingly important role. […]

Energy

We are closer to synchronization as never before, Lithuanian energmin says

The synchronization of the Baltic states’ power systems with continental Europe has been given a strong foundation after the Baltic states, Poland and the European Commission signed a political deal on Thursday, Lithuanian Energy Minister Žygimantas Vaičiūnas says. […]