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2022 07 01
Increasing the resilience of the power system: One of the most important energy projects is under way

Installation of one of the most important energy projects in terms of national security – the 200MW battery system – officially commenced today at the Vilnius transformer substation. If an accident occurs in the power system, these batteries will be able to start supplying energy and resume energy supply throughout ...

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2022 06 30
Lithuania may become a significant link in the development and transportation of hydrogen in Europe

As Lithuania pursues a rapid transition to renewable energy, the first nation-wide study to be carried out on the development of the hydrogen sector shows that Lithuania has the potential to become a significant player in the development and transportation of hydrogen resources in Europe.

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2022 06 28
Invitation to participate in a public consultation on the alternatives selected for the environmental impact assessment of wind turbines to be built in the Lithuanian maritime territory

The Ministry of Energy has entered into an agreement with VšĮ Pajūrio Tyrimų ir Planavimo Institutas on the performance of the environmental impact assessment of the wind turbines to be built in the Lithuanian ...

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2022 06 13
EU Commissioner for Energy and Lithuanian Minister of Energy discuss sector issues in Vilnius

Dainius Kreivys, Minister of Energy of Lithuania, met with Kadri Simson, European Commissioner for Energy, in Vilnius. The Minister and the Commissioner discussed the energy security situation in Lithuania and Europe, the high prices of energy resources, the need to accelerate the development of renewable energy, and the EU ...

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2022 06 03
In cooperation with the world’s most advanced research centres in the USA, Lithuania will seek the most cost-effective and innovative solutions on its road to 100% renewable energy

From 30 May to 3 June 2022, a delegation led by Vice-Minister Albinas Zananavičius and Vice-Minister Inga Žilienė had a working visit to the USA. The purpose of the visit was to finalise the coordination of the ...

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2022 06 02
Mr Kreivys: An important step has been taken in taking over the management of electricity

The Baltic electricity transmission network operators Litgrid of Lithuania, Auspriegum Tikls of Latvia and Elering of Estonia have jointly agreed to refuse system services from Russia, which were supplied by the Inter RAO group of companies. 

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2022 05 20
No more Russian oil, gas and electricity imports in Lithuania from Sunday

As of Sunday, Lithuania will have completely cut import of Russian energy supplies, i.e. oil, electricity or natural gas, due to Nord Pool's decision to stop trading Russian electricity from its only importer in the Baltic States, Inter RAO.

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2022 05 05
GIPL Pipeline to Boost Energy Security in the Baltic Region and Poland Officially Opened

The long-awaited GIPL pipeline strengthens the region’s energy independence and allows the full potential of the Klaipėda LNG terminal to be exploited.

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2022 05 03
Minister Kreivys speaks about the need for faster synchronisation at an extraordinary meeting of the Energy Council

During an extraordinary meeting of the Energy Council in Brussels, European Union (EU) energy ministers discussed the energy supply situation and the changes in the energy sector now that Russian energy giant Gazprom has cut gas supply to certain Member States.

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2022 04 25
Ignalina Programme Monitoring Committee discussed the progress of the Ignalina NPP decommissioning projects

A meeting of the Ignalina Programme Monitoring Committee was held at the Ministry of Energy to discuss the progress of the Ignalina NPP decommissioning projects.

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2022 04 22
Last of the spent nuclear fuel removed for temporary storage

On 21 April, the last – 190th – cask of spent nuclear fuel was taken to the new interim spent fuel storage facility at the Ignalina Nuclear Power Plant (NPP). This is an important phase in the decommissioning of the Ignalina NPP, which was started in 2016 and is now on the way to being successfully completed. 

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2022 04 06
Lithuania and Poland looking to increase the scope of energy cooperation

On 5 April, Minister of Energy of the Republic of Lithuania Dainius Kreivys met with Poland’s Minister of Climate and Environment Anna Moskwa and Deputy State Assets Minister Maciej Małecki in Vilnius. During the meeting, broader opportunities for energy cooperation in the context of geopolitical challenges were discussed.

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