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International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Wednesday, 16.01.2019, 16:36

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Lithuania's LEG getting ready for KPSP expansion study

Lithuania's LEG getting ready for KPSP expansion study

15.01.2019

Lietuvos Energijos Gamyba (Lithuanian Energy Production, LEG), part of Lithuania's state-run energy group Lietuvos Energija, is getting ready for the assessment of the need for a new hydro aggregate at the Kruonis Pumped Storage Plant, informed LETA/BNS.

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Synchronization could cost Lithuanian consumers no more than NordBalt - minister

Synchronization could cost Lithuanian consumers no more than NordBalt - minister

10.01.2019

Energy Minister Zygimantas Vaiciunas expects that the Baltic power grids' synchronization with the continental European system will not cost Lithuanian consumers more than the NordBalt power link with Sweden, saying efforts are being made to secure the highest possible EU funding for the project, citing LETA/BNS.

Estonia: N.R. Energy wants EUR 5 mln for land plot under Kivioli quarry

Estonia: N.R. Energy wants EUR 5 mln for land plot under Kivioli quarry

09.01.2019

.R. Energy, the company owning the land under the second oil shale quarry of North Kivioli which the government wishes to expropriate in the interests of Kivioli Keemiatoostus, wants to be paid five million euros for the land, informed LETA/BNS.


Lietuvos Energijos Gamyba initiates a unique pilot project in the Baltics

Lietuvos Energijos Gamyba initiates a unique pilot project in the Baltics

09.01.2019

Lithuanian state-owned enterprise Lietuvos Energijos Gamyba, a part of Lietuvos Energija Group, has started preparations for 1 megawatt energy storage system installation in Kaunas Algirdas Brazauskas’ hydropower plant. Operating in synergy with the plant, the new storage system would become the first and the biggest innovation of this kind in the Baltic States, LEG representative informed BC.

Gas transit to Kaliningrad hasn't stopped, Lithuanian energmin says

Gas transit to Kaliningrad hasn't stopped, Lithuanian energmin says

08.01.2019

Lithuania has a contract with Russian gas giant Gazptom on gas transit to Kaliningrad until 2025 and it has not been breached, Energy Minister Zygimantas Vaiciunas says, adding that statements on alleged halt of transit were sparked by a temporary drop in the volume of transported gas as Kaliningrad is testing a LNG terminal, reported LETA/BNS.


08.01.2019

Elering CEO: Withdrawal from Russian energy ring to not raise network fees in Estonia

While Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday that withdrawal of the Baltic states from the Russian energy ring will create an additional tax burden on their citizens, CEO of Estonian transmission system operator (TSO) Elering Taavi Veskimagi said LETA/BNS that network fees will decrease as several investments can be made with the support of the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF).

08.01.2019

Tallinn planning to acquire some 650 electric buses by 2035

The Tallinn public transport company Tallinna Linnatranspordi AS (TLT) is planning to transfer fully to electric transport by 2035, which means the purchase of approximately 650 electric buses and abandoning of trolleybuses and natural gas buses. reported LETA/BNS.

07.01.2019

Latvian Economics Ministry to purchase electricity from Lithuanian company

Geton Energy, a company of Lithuania’s Lietuvos Energija group, will supply electricity to the Latvian Economics Ministry for EUR 80,000, according to the information on the ministry’s internet website noted LETA.

04.01.2019

Electricity price in price area Estonia inched up to EUR 53.05 in December

The price of electricity grew in the Nordic countries in December, while the average price for Estonia edged up 0.8% compared with November to 53.05 euros per megawatt-hour, informed LETA/BNS.

03.01.2019

Expropriation of land under North Kivioli oil shale quarry not discussed by Estonian govt

Expropriation of land under North Kivioli oil shale quarry not discussed by Estonian govt The Estonian government at a sitting on Thursday decided not to discuss the allocation of 1 mln euros for the expropriation of land under the second oil shale quarry of North Kivioli in the interests of Kivioli Keemiatoostus, an oil products producer and a subsidiary of Alexela Group, writes LETA/BNS.

03.01.2019

Lithuanian court allows Litgrid to continue EUR 27 mln grid synchronization-linked tender

Lithuania's power transmission system operator Litgrid has been allowed to go ahead with a 27-mln-euro international tender procedure for upgrading the Alytus transformer substation as part of preparations for synchronizing the Baltic electricity grids with the continental European system via the LitPol Link interconnection between Lithuania and Poland, reported LETa/BNS.

02.01.2019

Conexus to begin accepting applications for pumping of natural gas

Conexus Baltic Grid (Conexus) natural gas transmission and storage operator will begin accepting applications for pumping of natural gas into Incukalns underground gas storage facility on January 15, not in May as in prior years, said Conexus board chairwoman Zane Kotane.

02.01.2019

Lithuanian Power Plant's Unit 8 to be mothballed starting January

Lietuvos Energijos Gamyba (Lithuanian Energy Production, or LEG) is putting Unit Eight at Lietuvos Elektrine (Lithuanian Power Plant) in Elektrenai into "preservation mode" starting in January as the company will not provide the so-called strategic reserve service this year, reported LETA/BNS.

02.01.2019

Estonia: Number of households without electricity reaches over 9,000 due to strong winds

Over 9,000 households in Estonia have suffered power cuts by Wednesday morning because of high winds, which started gaining speed on Tuesday evening, reported LETA/BNS.

28.12.2018

Lithuanian politicians, energy officials named as possible bribe recipients in Alstom case

Lithuania's the then Economy Minister Viktor Uspaskich and his deputy Anicetas Ignotas, and Lietuvos Energija's former CEO Rymantas Juozaitis and the Elektrenai power plant's former CEO Pranas Noreika, as well as four other high-ranking energy officials, could have received almost 5 million euros in bribes from the French engineering giant Alstom, accodting to the 15min.lt reported on Friday LETA/BNS.

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