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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.

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.

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.

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 ...

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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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 ...

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