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2019 11 29
KN will cooperate with strategic partners to develop small-scale LNG market

On Friday, oil and LNG terminal operator KN entered into a strategic partnership agreement with Polish Oil and Gas Company PGNiG, for which LNG reloading station capacity has been reserved for five years. PGNiG will start commercial operation of the LNG reloading station from April 2020.

2019 11 27
Offshore wind – another direction of renewable energy to strengthen local power generation in Lithuania

On 26 November, Minister of Energy Žygimantas Vaičiūnas attended WindEurope Offshore 2019, the largest wind power conference and exhibition in Europe that is being held this year in Copenhagen (Denmark). During the event and in meetings with the largest wind energy companies in Europe, the minister presented the...

2019 11 19
Minister of Energy presents investment opportunities in Lithuania’s energy sector to Japanese business

Minister of Energy Žygimantas Vaičiūnas met with representatives from the Keidanren Japan Business Federation, which unites over 1,600 Japanese industrial companies. During the meeting, Lithuania’s strategic energy projects were presented, and opportunities for cooperation with Japan in their implementation were...

2019 10 24
Memorandum signed in Tokyo will strengthen Lithuanian-Japanese energy relations

In order to promote closer energy relations, Minister of Energy Žygimantas Vaičiūnas and Japanese Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Isshu Sugawara signed a cooperation agreement today (October 23) in Tokyo. The bilateral agreement, which was signed in the presence of President Gitanas Nausėda, is meant to ensure more practical cooperation...

2019 10 17
Eastern Partnership countries to discuss renewable energy in Vilnius

On 17–18 October, an Eastern Partnership meeting will be held in Vilnius to mark the progress of the Eastern Partnership countries in achieving energy goals. The event, which is being organised by the Ministry of Energy in conjunction with the European Commission, will focus on renewable energy.

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2019 10 10
For the development of green energy – three auctions by 2022

The government has approved the renewable energy auction schedule for 2020–2022. These auctions will ensure the further development of renewable energy and local power generation in Lithuania.

2019 10 02
Vilnius will be the centre of discussions about energy security in Central and Eastern Europe

On 7 October, Vilnius will host high-level energy security forum of the United States of America (USA) and Europe to deal with urgent matters of transatlantic cooperation in energy field. The Forum of Ministers will be attended by US Energy Secretary Rick Perry, Ministers of Energy and energy policymakers from Central and...

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2019 09 19
The European Commission has consented to reduction of the safety component of the LNG terminal

On 19 th  of September, the European Commission has consented to the measures proposed by Lithuania to reduce annual operating costs of the LNG terminal. It will provide ground for making necessary further decisions regarding reduction of payments for the LNG terminal by EUR 23-25 million every year, starting from 2020.

2019 09 17
Energy Vice-Minister: Declaratory and selective attitude to nuclear safety should not be tolerated

In a speech delivered at the 63rd IAEA (International Atomic Energy Agency) General Conference on September 17 in Vienna, Lithuanian Vice-Minister of Energy Lina Sabaitienė drew the attention of the international community to the fact that participation in the stress tests of new nuclear power plants and the drafting of...

2019 09 10
Conference in Oslo initiated by the European Commission discusses development of green technologies

On 5 September, Minister of Energy Žygimantas Vaičiūnas visited Oslo (Norway) to attend high-level conference, at which perspectives of carbon dioxide (CO2) capture and storage technology and its role in EU's transit to climate-neutral economy were discussed.

2019 09 02
Energy cooperation between Lithuania and Ukraine translated into concrete projects

On 28–29 August, Minister of Energy Žygimantas Vaičiūnas visited Ukraine. As Ukraine shifts to renewable energy and seeks to diversify energy sources, Lithuania is stepping up energy cooperation with this Eastern Partnership country.

2019 07 25
Amber Grid signed the agreement with a Polish company Izostal which is the successful tenderer of the public tender procedure for the purchase of pipes for the GIPL interconnection

Today Lithuanian natural gas transmission system operator Amber Grid entered into the agreement with a Polish company Izostal S.A. for the purchase of steel pipes to be used for the construction of the international...

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