International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics
Friday, 29.08.2014, 15:01
According to Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevicius, a study carried out by energy experts has not provided answers whether a new nuclear power plant is needed for Lithuania after all. This question can be answered only after considering arguments of all interested sides, reports LETA/ELTA.
Keyword tags: Energy, Legislation, Lithuania, Nuclear power plant
Two largest Lithuania's energy projects, construction of Visaginas Nuclear Power Plant and decommissioning of Ignalina Nuclear Power Plant, have stalled, reports LETA/ELTA, referring to Vakaro zinios.
Lithuanian minister of energy Jaroslav Neverovich says that in the nearest future "new steps" will be made in relation to Visaginas Nuclear Power Plant project, informs LETA/ELTA.
The Lithuanian Public Procurement Office investigated four more tenders that were carried out by the company Visagino Atomine Elektrine (now – Lietuvos Energija), reported LETA/ELTA, referring to Vakaro Zinios.
President of Lithuania Dalia Grybauskaite and social democratic nominee Zigmantas Balcytis support the construction of nuclear power plant (NPP) in Lithuania, reports LETA/ELTA.
Latvia will not participate in the development of the Visaginas NPP construction project, until it receives the economic motivation for financial partnership in construction of the plant, Prime Minister Laimdota Straujuma (Unity) informed the Latvian delegation of the Baltic Assembly today.
Lithuanian Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevicius told Lithuanian Radio yesterday that the final decision on the fate of the Visaginas Nuclear Power Plant project will be made after the government has received answers to nearly 80 questions it has given to the project's strategic investor – Japan's Hitachi, informs LETA/ELTA.