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Friday, 24.03.2017, 00:00
Eesti Gaas has started to import liquefied natural gas (LNG) also from Poland, in addition to Russia where it has been getting its LNG from so far, writes LETA/BNS.
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Polish-owned Lithuanian oil company Orlen Lietuva will load petrol and diesel fuel produced at its facility in Mazeikiai, northern Lithuania, onto tank vehicles in the port city of Klaipeda after bringing it by rail. The operations will be conducted in a renovated modern site of Klaipedos Nafta company, informed LETA/BNS.
Poland became Lithuania's first ally in its efforts to stop the construction of the Russian state corporation Rosatom's nuclear power plant in Belarus when it announced its intentions not to purchase electricity from the facility under construction in Astravyets, just 50 kilometers from Vilnius, Lithuanian politicians and experts said on Monday LETA/BNS.
AS Eesti Gaas sold 57.7 mln cubic meters of natural gas in February, 1.3 million cubic meters more than in February 2016, reports LETA/BNS.
Latvian power grid operator Sadales Tikls is going to buy 200,000 smart meters for installation across Latvia, the company announced LETA.
Incukalns underground natural gas storage facility might be closed if a solution on financing its operational costs is not found, Conexus Baltic Grid natural gas transmission and storage operator’s representative Sandra Adamsone said LETA/BNS.
Amid discussions at the Polish electricity transmission operator PSE about building a marine link instead of a second air line, Lithuania's power transmission system operator Litgrid says synchronization would be possible with the one existing LitPol Link power line, reports LETA/BNS.
The state owned Estonian energy group Eesti Energia is about to invest 52.5 mln euros in Attarat Power Company (APCO), a company set up to carry out a large scale, oil shale based power generating project in Jordan, reports LETA/BNS.
Attarat Power Company (APCO) has announced that it has reached financial close for the 2.1-billion-U.S.-dollar project to build the first oil shale fired power station and open cast mine in Jordan, reports Eesti Energi.
Progress has been reported in the Kaunas combined heat and power ( CHP ) plant project that has been subject to heated discussions – 75 million euros worth of contracts were Thursday signed with German, Finnish, French and Czech companies, writes LETA/BNS.
After rising last week, the price of electricity in Nord Pool's Lithuanian bidding area fell to record lows in the early hours of Wednesday, the power transmission system operator Litgrid said LETA/BNS.
The import of natural gas to Estonia in February increased by 4.7% over February 2016 to 64.8 mln cubic meters, the transmission system operator Elering said LETA/BNS.
Last year the Estonian electricity distribution system operator Elektrilevi invested 88.5 mln euros in assuring and increasing quality, building 253 substations and 2,699 kilometers of new lines, reports company.
Latvia has the third largest share of renewable energies in gross final energy consumption among the EU member states, according to the latest Eurostat data for 2015.
Estonia's state-owned energy company Eesti Energia is planning to start selling gas in Latvia and Lithuania, company`s representative told BC.