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The biggest Lithuanian energy company expands in Poland

The Lithuanian state capital energy company group Lietuvos Energija moves forward with implementation group strategy LE 2030 by becoming prominent market player in Poland during the next two years. The group made strategic decision a step further and appointed a Regional manager for Poland in October. This position will be held by Ms. Diana Kazakevič, previously Director of the Business Development Department of one of the group’s companies Energijos Tiekimas, a press release from Lietuvos Energija states. […]

Energy

Eesti Gaas places order for the first LNG bunker vessel for North-East Baltic Sea

The leading Estonian energy company Eesti Gaas has placed an order for an LNG (liquefied natural gas) bunker vessel with bunker tank capacity of 6,000 m3. The new vessel will provide mobile and efficient LNG bunkering for the growing number of LNG-fuelled vessels in the North-East region of the Baltic Sea and onshore clients. The vessel will be built by the Dutch shipyard Damen Group and will be delivered in September 2020, a press release from the Estonian company states. […]

Energy

Seimas allows govt to change decisions on waste-to-energy plants

The Lithuanian government has allowed the government to change decisions on waste-to-energy combined heat and power (CHP) plants under construction in Vilnius and Kaunas. […]

At the Astravyets Nuclear Power Plant building site
Energy

Lithuania not in talks with Belarus on electricity from N-plan

Commenting on Minsk’s statement that negotiations are underway with neighbors on the supply of electricity from its yet-to-be-finished Astravyets Nuclear Power Plant, the Lithuanian Energy Ministry reiterated on Wednesday that it is not holding any talks with Belarus and that a law bans selling power imported from the facility on the Lithuanian market. […]

Saulius Skvernelis
Energy

Lithuanian PM doubts that Belarus will implement EC’s Astravyets recommendations

Lithuanian Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis has expressed his doubts that Belarus will implement the European Commission‘s recommendations on the safety of the Astravyets Nuclear Power Plant. […]

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. […]

Astravyets NPP
Energy

Belarusian N-plant assessment shouldn’t be limited to stress tests – president’s aide

With the European Commission expected to publish on Tuesday its assessment of stress tests at BelarusAstravyets Nuclear Power Plant (NPP), President Dalia Grybauskaitė‘s chief advisor says that the tests are only part of the assessment of the facility under construction close to Lithuania’s border and fail to give full answers to Vilnius’ questions. […]