Foreign affairs

Lithuanian energy minister off to Japan to discuss renewable energy, Ignalina closure

Lithuanian Energy Minister Žygimantas Vaičiūnas in on Tuesday leaving for Japan to discuss renewable energy, the Ignalina Nuclear Power Plant‘s decommissioning and the Astravyets Nuclear Power Plant under construction in Belarus with Japanese politicians and business people. […]

Vygaudas Ušackas with his wife and Andrius Kubilius

TS-LKD members are confused: what game is a potential presidential candidate of theirs playing?

More than half a million letters sent out by conservative Vygaudas Ušackas to the Lithuanian people, asking whether it is worth for him to run for president this coming spring. This and other actions by […]

Fortum Lietuva waste incineration plant

An unsolved equation: who needs two more cogeneration power plants for Lithuania?

Two more cogeneration plants are on the cards for Lithuania although it is not clear if there will be enough combustible waste to produce electricity and heat. That was the decision of the previous Government […]

Ignalina NPP

Brussels lowers EU co-financing for Lithuania’s N-plant closure

The European Commission wants Lithuania to increase its share of co-financing for the Ignalina Nuclear Power Plant (INPP) decommissioning. […]