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2021 07 01
Minister of Energy Dainius Kreivys meets with Latvian Minister of Economics Jānis Vitenbergs in Riga

“Lithuania and Latvia are taking a united stand – we have to hold to our political commitment and prevent unsafe Belarusian electricity from being traded in the Baltic States,” said Minister of Energy Dainius Kreivys after a meeting with Latvian Minister of Economics Jānis Vitenbergs today in Riga, during which the ...

2021 06 18
Baltic energy security issues at the centre of US attention

“Strengthening energy sector cybersecurity preparedness remains a national security priority for all countries,” said Vice-Minister of Energy Albinas Zananavičius at the second meeting of the transatlantic high-level working group that took place on 15-17 June in Washington, DC (USA).

2021 06 17
Official: Lithuania invited to become a full member of the IEA

Today, the governing board of the International Energy Agency (IEA) – one of the most influential energy organisations in the world – officially invited Lithuania to become a member. This will help Lithuania secure assistance from top-level energy experts in transitioning to climate-neutral energy, strengthening the state energy innovation policy, ...

2021 06 16
Energy Minister Kreivys: “Cooperation with Poland in the field of energy is exemplary”

“Cooperation with Poland in the field of energy is exemplary. We view Poland as our technical and political window to continental Europe, and joint energy infrastructure projects offer even greater opportunities for strategic cooperation,” says Energy Minister Dainius Kreivys after meeting the Polish government’s commissioner for ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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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