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Thursday, 20.06.2013, 03:23
Lietuvos Energija informed that in early June 2013, Lithuanian Ministry of Finance approved the Management Guidelines of the Lithuania-based company Visagino Atomine Elektrine, which is currently trust controlled group of companies of electricity generation, distribution and services, informed LETA Lietuvos Energija.
Keyword tags: Energy, Financial Services, Legislation, Lithuania, Nuclear power plant
Lithuania’s minister of energy Jaroslav Neverovič met with Kirill Komarov, deputy director of Russian company Rosatom, which is the owner of NUKEM Technologies GmbH, informed BC Ministry of Energy.
The Prime Minister of Estonia Mr. Andrus Ansip, the Prime Minister of Latvia Mr. Valdis Dombrovskis and the Prime Minister of Lithuania Mr. Algirdas Butkevičius have met on May 30 in Jūrmala, Latvia. The Prime Ministers discussed the key issues of regional energy and transport projects, Baltic Council of Ministers’ reform and questions concerning joint external economic cooperation of the three Baltic countries, as well as celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Baltic Way, reports BC the State Chancellery.
Lithuanian Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevicius said while meeting with Baltic journalists on Tuesday that new calculations have been made in the Lithuanian nuclear power plant project, and now the much talked about project is waiting for decisions of foreign partners, LETA/Delfi reports.
Estonia's President Toomas Hendrik Ilves says that it would take part in the project development of the Visaginas Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) if only Lithuania submitted good proposal. However, Prime Minister Algridas Butkevicius says that such proposal had already been presented more than a month ago, reports LETA/ELTA.
State Nuclear Power Safety Inspectorate (VATESI) has issued a license to the Ignalina Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) to operate with very low-level radioactive waste repository, informs LETA/ELTA.
Building a nuclear power station in Lithuania is not cost –effective businesswise, thinks Estonia's state –owned energy company Eesti Energia, forecasting that the project that has been in works for seven years will just fade away, LETA/Postimees writes.