Ignalina Nuclear Power Plant
Energy

Lithuania seeks EU funding for dismantling of Ignalina reactors – energy minister

Lithuania is seeking to secure all necessary funding for the dismantling of the Ignalina Nuclear Power Plant‘s reactors and the government is now asking the European Commission for more funds to ensure that works are not interrupted during the switchover from one EU budget period to another, Energy Minister Žygimantas Vaičiūnas said on Tuesday. […]

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. […]

Gediminas Kirkilas
Energy

Lithuania resisting Astraveyts NPP wrong way – MP

Lithuania is resisting the Astravyets Nuclear Power Plant, under construction in Belarus, the wrong way, Gediminas Kirkilas, chairman of the ruling Lithuanian Social Democratic Labor Party, says. […]

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. […]

Astravyets NPP
Energy

EU to present its assessment of Astravyets NPP’ stress tests

The European Union is set to publish its stress test assessment for Astravyets nuclear power plant under construction in Belarus near the Lithuanian border. […]

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Energy

Seimas adopts new energy strategy

Lithuania’s parliament on Thursday adopted an updated National Energy Independence Strategy. The strategy has been updated after six years. […]