Renewable energy ideas in Lithuania are steadily expanding. A recent public survey shows that 8 out of 10 people in the country are in favour of the further development of wind energy. The implementation of […]
Lithuanian Foreign Policy Review sat down with Dr. Agnia Grigas, who is a leading international expert on energy security and foreign policy, in order to talk about the future of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline, U.S. efforts to increase its natural gas exports to Europe and to discuss Lithuania’s energy policy achievements. […]
The Norwegian Embassy in Lithuania in cooperation with the Norwegian Chamber of Commerce hosted on Friday morning a presentation in the Comfort Hotel in Vilnius that allowed for a peek into the various parts that are transforming the energy puzzle. After opening remarks from Anne Sofie Bjelland, the Norwegian Chargé d’affaires, three specialists addressed innovation from very different angles and tackling very diverse aspects of changes affecting energy production and consumption. […]
Traditional and Renewable Energy Forum will be held for the sixth time in Vilnius on 26 April. Each year the event brings together energy sector leaders and is dedicated to provide a strategic energy outlook in the Baltic region, discuss the issues of regional cooperation, analyse changes taking place in the gas, electricity and renewable’s sector. […]
The new Seimas term begins on Monday, with the Peasant and Greens fraction claiming to hold almost 60 members of 141. As such its proposals will have to be considered by both its coalition partners […]
Due to technical issues on the Polish side, the Gas Interconnector Poland-Lithuania (GIPL) project between Lithuania and Poland will be completed at least a year later, by 2020 or even 2021. The delays are not, […]
Gas as an energy source brings about a number of negative associations in Lithuania due to the lengthy period of time when the country was depended on its sole supplier, Russia’s Gazprom. After Lithuania kicked […]
Electricity interconnection with Sweden, NordBalt, has been relaunched after repairs that took 11 days to complete. NordBalt disconnected on July 26. The initial tests showed that a discharge at the reactor hall has broken one […]
With a decline of electricity flows through NordBalt by almost 60% and growing prices in neighbouring countries, electricity price in Lithuania has gone up by a quarter, Elektrum Lietuva reports. Last week, the average electricity […]
Lithuania is stepping up its opposition to the nuclear power plant that Belarus is building in Astravyets, just across the common border, after reports of incidents at the construction site is coming in. A leading energy expert explains the dangers of the plant and what could be done to mitigating them.
During the first six months of 2016, electricity production in wind farms in Lithuania increased by 53.5% compared to the same period last year, and is 70% above what it was in 2014, shows Litgrid […]
Lithuania’s government on Thursday handed a note to the Belarusian Embassy over the latest incident at the Astravyets Nuclear Power Plant under construction in Belarus close to the Lithuanian border. Vilnius has also asked Brussels for involvement of the European Union (EU) in the matter.