Structure and contacts

Žygimantas Vaičiūnas


Contacts of Ministry

Gedimino av. 38, LT-01104 Vilnius, Lithuania
Phone: +370 706 6 4715
Fax: +370 706 64820


2017 06 22
The vision of the Lithuanian energy sector: complete independence from fossil fuels by 2050

On 21st June, the Minister of Energy Žygimantas Vaičiūnas presented the project of the renewed National Energy Independence Strategy (NEIS). The project sets the energy goals of Lithuania and the directions of their implementation until 2030, and sets the energy development guidelines until 2050.

2017 06 09
The nuclear power plant in Astravyets poses a threat for Lithuania's national security

The Government of Lithuania has endorsed the conclusions of the assessment of the nuclear power plant (NPP) being built in Astravyets District, Belarus. This leads to recommendation for the Parliament to declare the Atravyets NPP unsafe due to its geographic location, which threatens Lithuania's national security, environment and public...

2017 06 02
Ž. Vaičiūnas: New reliable power plants needed in the Baltic region from 2025

For the first time, a long-term adequacy analysis was conducted for the electric power systems of all Baltic countries. It was prepared based on the system data of the Lithuanian, Latvian and Estonian electricity transmission system operators (TSO). Analysis shows that by 2025 new flexible power generation must be installed in the Baltic power...

2017 05 30
Important energy sector issues discussed with the Vice President of the European Commission

On the 24 th  of May the Minister of Energy Žygimantas Vaičiūnas met with the Vice-President of the European Commission (EC) Maroš Šefčovič responsible for the European Energy Union. The meeting involved the discussion on the fundamental energy-sector issues of great importance for Lithuania and the entire region –...