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. […]