Energy

Incidents at Belarus nuclear plant ‘prove Lithuania’s concerns are justified’ – Grybauskaitė

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.

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Energy

Polish natural gas projects threaten Gazprom’s grip in Central and Eastern Europe

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). […]

CORPORATE

EU needs to invest in electricity sector – Eurelectric chief in Vilnius

The EU needs to invest in the electricity sector if EU targets to reduce emissions and boost growth are to be met, according to the president of European electricity industry association, Eurelectric, Antonio Mexia, who […]

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Opinion

Russian ‘countermeasures’ to NATO in Eastern Europe are coming

When NATO leaders gather in Warsaw on July 8 to 9, they will announce steps to beef up the alliance’s conventional force presence on its eastern flank. NATO also will shortly announce that the SM-3 missile defense site in Romania has achieved operational status. These moves will spur the Kremlin, with some fanfare, to announce military “countermeasures.” But those will be steps that Moscow almost certainly intends to take in any case. […]

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CORPORATE

Electricity prices to go down for Lithuanian households

Lithuanian households will be paying about 5.5% less for electricity as of July, says the state-run electricity and gas distribution company Energijos Skirstymo Operatorius (ESO). The company’s board have signed off on the new pricing […]