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. […]

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Foreign minister to take part in Baltic, Nordic and Visegrad Group meeting in Poland

Foreign Minister Linas Linkevicius on Tuesday is taking part in a meeting of foreign ministers of the Baltic, Nordic and Visegrad Group countries in Poland. […]

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Gas link between Lithuania and Poland delayed

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, […]


NordBalt interconnection relaunched after 11-day interruption

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 […]


What are the dangers of Astravyets Nuclear Power Plant to Lithuania?

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.

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Lithuania hands note to Belarus over nuclear plant, asks for EU involvement

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.

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