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. […]

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Energy

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. […]

Kruonis PSHP
Energy

Experimental floating solar power plant to be built in Lithuania

Lietuvos Energijos Gamyba (LEG), a part of the state-owned Lietuvos Energija Group, has plans to build an experimental floating photovoltaic solar power plant in Kruonis pumped storage hydroelectric power plant (Kruonis PSHP). The floating solar power plant would be the first in the region, a press release from Lietuvos Energija states. […]

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. […]