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2022 03 03
IEA Member Countries to release oil reserves in response to oil market changes

In response to the recent changes in oil markets, the Member Countries of the International Energy Agency (IEA) have agreed to take collective action, including the decision to release part of their oil reserves to the market.

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2022 03 02
The Baltic electricity transmission system operators are reducing the commercial capacity of system connections with Russia

The Baltic electricity transmission network operators have unanimously decided to reduce commercial electricity imports through existing connections with Russia.

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2022 03 02
Lithuanian Minister of Energy and US Deputy Secretary of Energy discuss possible joint actions to reduce Russia’s influence in European energy

“Since the restoration of its independence, Lithuania has consistently followed the path of strengthening energy independence. The war in Ukraine only proves once again that energy independence is a security issue for all European countries,” said Minister Kreivys, ...

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2022 03 02
Kreivys after meetings in Warsaw: “Ensuring energy security is now more important than ever”

Minister Kreivys met with Polish Minister of Climate and Environment Anna Moskwa and Government Plenipotentiary for Strategic Energy Infrastructure Piotr Naimski in Warsaw on Thursday to discuss the energy security situation in the region, progress on synchronisation of the Baltic States with the continental European ...

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2022 03 02
Lithuania supports linking Ukraine to the European power system

“Ukraine is currently fighting for democracy and for the security of us all. We must help Ukraine in every way possible, including linking Ukraine to the European power system as soon as possible,” – this was Lithuania’s position expressed at the extraordinary Energy Council meeting held in Brussels.

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2022 03 01
The Poland-Lithuania gas interconnection GIPL will start commercial operations as of 1 May

The construction of the 508 km length pipeline which connects Polish and Lithuanian transmission systems is coming to an end. The Polish and Lithuanian Transmission System Operators (TSOs), i.e. respectively OGP GAZ-SYSTEM S.A. and AB Amber Grid decided  that the partial capacity of GIPL pipeline will be available from 1 May 2022. ...

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2021 12 09
The First Year of the 18th Government: Takeaways in Energy

“The year 2021 will undoubtedly go down in the history of Lithuanian energy as a turning point in the implementation of strategic projects to strengthen energy independence,” says Minister of Energy Dainius Kreivys, assessing his first year of work at the Ministry of Energy.

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2021 12 08
Lithuanians and Poles carried out an emergency support test on the Polish-Lithuanian electricity interconnection

Litgrid and PSE, the operators of the Lithuanian and Polish electricity transmission systems, carried out the emergency support test on the Polish-Lithuanian interconnection.

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2021 12 07
Energy cells starts the implementation of an electricity storage facilities system

Energy cells, the operator of the storage facilities that will provide Lithuania with an instantaneous electricity reserve, will start installing a portfolio of energy storage facilities of 200 megawatts (MW) and 200 megawatt-hours (MWh) capacity in total in Vilnius, Šiauliai, Alytus, and Utena and will start to provide services ensuring the ...

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2021 11 15
Lithuania already has a synchronisation-ready link with Poland

One of the most crucial synchronisation projects is already implemented: Litgrid, the Lithuanian electricity transmission system operator, has successfully completed the expansion of LitPol Link, the interconnection between Lithuania and Poland.

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2021 10 26
The GIPL Gold Weld marks the connection of the Lithuanian and Polish gas transmission systems

Following construction of the Gas Interconnection Poland-Lithuania (GIPL) on both sides of the Polish-Lithuanian border, a symbolic Gold Weld was welded, marking the physical connection of the gas transmission systems of the two European Union countries. Welding the gold weld is one of the key milestones in the installation of ...

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2021 09 29
The USA Further Strongly Supports Lithuania’s Aspirations for Energy Independence

On 22–24 September, Minister of Energy Dainius Kreivys participated in the High-Level Meeting of the Partnership for Transatlantic Energy Cooperation (the so-called P-TEC cooperation format). It is already the third High-Level P-TEC meeting – this time organised in Warsaw, Poland – attended by high-level delegations, including the delegation ...

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