Dr. Agnia Grigas

Agnia Grigas: Lithuania is not an “energy island” anymore

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. […]

Professor Gunnar Eskeland speaking at the Norwegian Chamber of Commerce Energy Event Photo Marte Freihow Langeland

Lessons from Norway in a rapidly changing energy world

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. […]

Astravyets nuclear power plant in Belarus

Seimas setting up task force for agreement on Astravyets N-plant

Lithuania’s parliament should this week start setting up a task force that should control the implementation of the agreement among political parties to block construction of the Astravyets Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) in Belarus. […]

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Man killed at Belarusian nuclear plant’s construction site

A worker has been killed during an accident at the construction site of Astravyets Nuclear Power plant in Belarus. […]

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Lithuanian minister dismisses ‘childish’ explanations about incident at Astravyets plant

Rosatom, the Russian company which is building reactors for Astravyets Nuclear Power Plant, has downplayed a recent incident at the facility, but Lithuania’s environment minister says the explanation is “childish”.

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