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Thursday, 12.12.2019, 14:21
The Seimas of Lithuania on Tuesday gave its initial backing to President Gitanas Nauseda's proposal on how to block electricity produced at the Astravyets nuclear power plant under construction in Belarus from entering Lithuania. writes LETA/BNS.
Keyword tags: Baltic States – CIS, Belarus, Energy, Lithuania, Nuclear power plant
Lithuania has declined Finland's invitation for trilateral consultations with Belarus on the almost-completed Astravyets nuclear power plant, informed LETA/BNS.
Blaring emergency sirens across Lithuania marked the start of a four-day civil protection exercise aimed at testing the authorities' readiness to respond to a potential nuclear accident at Belarus' Astravyets Nuclear Power Plant., informed LETA/BNS.
Lithuanian Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis expects to discuss Riga's position on intentions to purchase electricity generated by Belarus' Astravyets Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) with his Latvian counterpart on Friday, writes LETA/BNS.
With Lithuania taking steps to block market access to electricity generated by Belarus' Astravyets Nuclear Power Plant (NPP), Latvia's electricity transmission grid operator is planning to import electrical energy from the facility under construction close to the Lithuanian border, informed LETA/BNS.
Latvian company Spectrum Baltic plans to import electricity to Lithuania from the Russian region of Kaliningrad. Lithuania's National Energy Regulatory Council confirmed it to LETA/BNS on Thursday it had issued the company the necessary permit.
Lithuania and France are stepping up cooperation in the decommissioning of nuclear power plants and radioactive waste management, the Lithuanian Energy Ministry said LETA/BNS.