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.
Modus Energija has already built the largest solar power plant in Belarus and is now turning to biogas plants in the country. The plants should use animal manure from an agro-complex. It has been announced […]
After Belarus‘ Energy Ministry admitted there had been an “extreme situation” on the construction site of Astravyets Nuclear Power Plant, a leading Lithuanian nuclear energy expert says that the incident must have been serious and […]
Incidents at Astravyets power plant, a nuclear facility that Belarus is building close to its border with Lithuania, show that Vilnius has grounds to be concerned about the project’s safety, President Dalia Grybauskaitė said on Tuesday.
State owned enterprises (SOEs) earned €69.9 million of normalized net profit over the first three months of 2016. Energy sector companies enjoyed 11.9% profit increase compared to the same period last year, shows the Management […]
The price of electricity in he Nord Pool exchange, Lithuania‘s price zone, hit a record high of 6.41 euro cents/kWh on June 22. It is the largest one-day average price of electricity since the NordBalt […]
The number of apartment buildings renovated under the housing renovation program have reached the thousand mark this week, Housing Energy Saving Agency informs. “Along with the renovation, which is particularly useful for the population, the […]
On May 17, Polish state-owned natural gas pipeline network operator Gaz-System S.A. published its updated strategy for 2016–2025. A noteworthy new element in the document is the plan to create a natural gas hub in Poland, aimed at establishing a regional gas market in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE). […]
Lithuania’s industrialists criticised the new state energy strategy for a lack of investment attraction measures that would improve Lithuania‘s competitiveness and economic development. Minister of Energy Rokas Masiulis agreed that the burden on the industry […]
Minister of Energy Rokas Masiulis will present the Lithuanian Confederation of Industrialists with the country’s energy strategy. The industrial organisation has previously complained that the strategy’s approval is being delayed and that it is not […]
Ukraine is interested in Lithuania‘s experience in efficient use of natural resources, development of waste management system, development of solar energy and would like to work more closely with Lithuania, said Environment Minister Kęstutis Trečiokas […]
The Lithuanian Energy Institute (LEI) has prepared the National Energy Strategy (NES) which for the first time discusses threats to the country’s energy sector. They are divided into three groups: socio-political, natural and technogenic. Ensuring […]