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2018 05 24
Green light is on for a strategic gas pipeline between Lithuania and Poland

Lithuanian and Polish gas transmission system operators (TSOs) AB Amber Grid and GAZ-SYSTEM S.A. have signed a grid Connection Agreement on Thursday to invest into Gas Interconnection Poland-Lithuania (GIPL) thus starting a construction stage of the project.

2018 05 17
Minister of Energy Žygimantas Vaičiūnas: Each Country is Looking for its Future Energy Success Story

Minister of Energy Žygimantas Vaičiūnas attended the 10 th  European Economic Congress that was held in Katowice, Poland this week. Together with Polish Minister of Energy Krzysztof Tchórzewski, European Parliament member Claude Turmes, and representatives of the major Polish and...

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2018 05 16
Lithuania has joined the largest energy innovation network in Europe

Lithuanian Ministry of Energy becomes the first of a kind partner within InnoEnergy’s network – Europe’s largest sustainable energy accelerator. Strengthening ties aims to connect local ecosystem with best European innovators and provide better access to international network of investors, experts, corporations and customers.

2018 04 26
Lithuanian and Ukrainian Ministers of Energy: Nord Stream 2 – threat for the European Union and EU solidarity

Lithuanian Minister of Energy Žygimantas Vaičiūnas and Ukrainian Minister of Energy Ihor Nasalyk signed a joint statement on the threats from the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline planned to be laid through the Baltic Sea. With this political document, strong support to the crucial goals of the Energy Union –...

2018 04 24
Members of Parliament of Georgia and Ukraine showed interest in the experience of Lithuania in energy sector

On 23 April, Minister of Energy Žygimantas Vaičiūnas met the Members of Parliament of Georgia and Ukraine who showed interest in the Lithuanian experience in implementing projects securing energy independence and reorienting the country towards renewable energy.

2018 04 19
Renewable energy, Ignalina NPP decommissioning and energy security on the agenda of Energy Minister’s visit in Berlin

On April 16-18, the Lithuanian Energy Minister Žygimantas Vaičiūnas visited Berlin to take part in an international conference “Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue 2018”. At bilateral meetings with German politicians and the representatives of the government, the Lithuanian minister discussed the...

2018 04 11
LNG terminal in Klaipėda to remain the main leverage over gas prices after 2024

Today, April 11, the experts of Pöyry Management Consulting, an international consulting and engineering company, presented an independent economic analysis of the long-term liquefied natural gas import solution to the Republic of Lithuania. The study  deals with two key questions – a re Lithuania’s best interests served by having an LNG...

2018 04 06
Ignalina NPP receives a visit by a delegation from the EP’s Committee on Budgetary Control

On April 5, Ignalina Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) received a visit by a delegation from the Committee on Budgetary Control of the European Parliament (EP). The purpose of the visit of the delegation was to assess the progress in INPP decommissioning and efficiency of the use of financial support from the European Union (EU)....

2018 03 27
Ignalina NPP decommissioning progress discussed

On March 22 (Thursday), the Ignalina Programme Monitoring Committee (the Committee) held a meeting at the Ministry of Energy to assess the progress of the decommissioning of Ignalina Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) achieved in 2007 and approve the 2017 Programme Monitoring Report.

2018 03 20
Minister of Energy Presented the Region’s Potential to US LNG Suppliers

On March 19, Minister of Energy Žygimantas Vaičiūnas participated in the Transatlantic Energy Security Forum in Houston (USA), where he presented the situation, trends and challenges of the Lithuanian and regional energy markets.

2018 03 13
Historical Breakthrough Year Anticipated in Lithuanian and Polish Energy Projects

Minister of Energy Žygimantas Vaičiūnas met today with Polish Minister of Energy Krzysztof Tchórzewski. During the meeting, the progress of strategic energy security projects was reviewed and other relevant bilateral relations were discussed.

2018 03 13
Lithuania and Poland Strengthening Strategic Cooperation in the Field of Energy

The Ministers of Energy of Lithuania and Poland signed a memorandum of understanding today (March 9) in an effort to strengthen bilateral dialogue between the two countries in the field of energy. This is the first such agreement between the two closest neighbours.

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