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Saturday, 21.01.2017, 15:17
Morocco might be interested in the knowhow of oil shale studies and services of the Estonian state-owned energy company Eesti Energia, and it is possible that the company would also sell the Enefit technology to the country to process oil shale, reports LETA/BNS.
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As Poland trims the projected Gas Interconnector Poland-Lithuania ( GIPL ) and postpones of the overall project implementation for two years, Lithuania will receive additional 3 mln euros in support from European Union (EU), which will put the total support at 58 mln euros, informs LETA/BNS.
– Some 1.997 terawatt-hours (TWh) of electricity was generated from renewable resources in Lithuania in 2016, up by 23.4 % from, 1.602 TWh, in the year before, the Lithuanian Wind Power Association said on Wednesday, citing power transmission system operator Litgrid reports LETA/BNS.
A Treasury loan might be one way to increase Latvijas Dzelzcels (Latvian Railways) rail company’s share capital so that it can finance the railway electrification project, Transport Minister Uldis Augulis told LETA today.
The Latvian government supports the Lithuanian position to demand the highest security standards at the Astravyets nuclear power plant under construction in Belarus, however, does not consider any laws to restrict electricity imports from the utility, says LETA/BNS Latvia's Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevics.
Prices in the Lithuanian electricity market remained almost unchanged last week from the previous week thanks to increased wind power output and Swedish electricity imports, Litgrid said LETA/BNS on Monday.
As the Baltic states ready to disconnect from the Russian BRELL electricity ring and synchronize its grids with Western Europe, tests will be conducted to check whether Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia can operate in an isolated regime. A trial study for the tests will be drafted by international consultative company Tractebel Engineering by September, writes LETA/BNS.