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2021 06 11
EU energy ministers discuss energy security and the European Green Deal

At the meeting of the EU Transport, Telecommunications and Energy Council (Energy) that took place in Luxembourg today, Minister of Energy Dainius Kreivys spoke about the threats of the Astravets Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) and the dangers it poses to the people of Europe.

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2021 06 08
Additional EUR 2.4 million to be allocated for the installation of solar power plants

The Ministry of Energy will allocate an additional EUR 2.4 million in financing from the Cohesion Fund for people who want to install solar power plants. After evaluation of the applications submitted in April, EUR 1.5 million was allocated to 881 people for the purchase of solar power plants from power farms. The option of installing a ...

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2021 06 08
Ministry of Energy takes the lead in preparing national hydrogen development guidelines

In order to ensure the rapid transition of the Lithuanian economy to renewable energy and green transformation in different economic sectors, a national study on the use and development of a new type of renewable energy – hydrogen (H 2 ) – is being initiated by the Ministry of Energy.

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2021 06 07
Lithuania to start preparations for a rapid development of electromobility

230 000 electric vehicles and 60 000 electric vehicle charging points with an output of 1000 MW are planned to reach Lithuania by 2030. Today, Minister of Energy Dainius Kreivys and Minister of Transport and Communications Marius Skuodis discussed the action plan on the use of electric vehicles and the development of the infrastructure of electric ...

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2021 05 28
ESO is going to install over a million smart meters: a leader of smart meter solutions in Europe has been selected as the supplier

Energijos skirstymo operatorius (ESO) and French company Sagemcom Energy and Telecom SAS have concluded a procurement agreement for smart metering infrastructure, which will ensure the acquisition and implementation of about 1.2 million new generation smart electricity meters as ...

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2021 05 25
Record number of applications for gas cylinder replacement

EUR 10 million – that is the amount allocated this year for replacing gas cylinders in blocks of flats with alternative energy sources. Applications for the full amount have already been received. Subsequent applications will be placed on a reserve list and should receive funding next year.

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2021 05 20
Ministry of Energy and Lithuanian Railways sign an agreement on energy saving

The Ministry of Energy and the largest railway group in the Baltic States, Lithuanian Railways (LTG) , have signed a cooperation agreement on energy savings.  Lithuanian Railways plans to save 1.3 TWh of end-use energy by the end of 2030.

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2021 05 20
Government gives the green light to the development plans for two more synchronisation projects

The Cabinet of Ministers has approved the development plans for two power system synchronisation projects of special national importance. Design work for the Darbėnai-Bitėnai and Kruonis PSP-Bitėnai lines will start in the near future.

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2021 05 17
Electricity prosumers already number more than 10,000

There are already more than 10,000 electricity prosumers in Lithuania, and in the first four months of this year alone, they produced more electricity than in the whole of 2019.

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2021 05 11
Market participant complaints also discussed during negotiations on a new methodology for trading electricity from third countries

“The methodology for trading electricity from third countries unilaterally applied by Latvia and Estonia may cost Lithuanian consumers an extra EUR 100 million per year,” said Vice-Minister of Energy Albinas Zananavičius after today’s BEMIP meeting, during which Lithuania, mediated ...

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2021 05 06
Dainius Kreivys: “The current methodology for trading electricity from third countries artificially raises electricity prices in Lithuania and distorts the EU market”

“As long as there is no trilateral agreement between the Baltic States on the rules for trading electricity from third countries, not only our security suffers, but also the EU electricity market,” says Minister of Energy Dainius ...

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2021 04 29
Electricity storage facilities recognised as critical to ensuring national security

The Cabinet of Ministers has approved the Government’s resolutions which include the batteries that will ensure uninterrupted operation of the power system until synchronisation is complete in the list of synchronisation projects, and also add to the synchronisation actions and measures plan, which details the actions and measures for the ...

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