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28.12.2020

Up to two tons of crude oil spilled on Monday from the loading buoy at the Butinge oil terminal of the Polish-owned Lithuanian oil refining and import company Orlen Lietuva, the Environment Ministry said, based on preliminary data. No oil has been detected on the Baltic Sea coast from Sventoji to Liepaja after Monday's spill at the Butinge crude terminal, the Lithuanian unit of Poland's oil group Orlen said, cites LETA/BNS.

Keyword tags: Energy, Latvia, Lithuania, Oil, Port, Transport



Tartu to support students' solar car project

Tartu to support students' solar car project

28.12.2020

The Tartu city government has decided to financially support a team of Estonian students who are planning to take part in the renowned Bridgestone World Solar Challenge race of solar powered cars in Australia in 2021, informs LETA/BNS.

Owner of Kunda Nordic Tsement to install full-scale CCS facility in Norway

Owner of Kunda Nordic Tsement to install full-scale CCS facility in Norway

28.12.2020

HeidelbergCement Group, which also includes the Estonian company Kunda Nordic Tsement AS, is to install the world's first full-scale carbon capture and storage (CCS) facility in its cement plant in southern Norway, informs LETA/BNS.


Latvia completes new power line to end link with Moscow

Latvia completes new power line to end link with Moscow

22.12.2020

Latvia completed a new high-voltage power line to Estonia on Monday in the latest step in aligning electricity grids in the Baltic states with European Union neighbors instead of Russia, informs LETA.

The Baltic PMs summed up the results of 2020

The Baltic PMs summed up the results of 2020

22.12.2020

The Baltic states must strengthen cooperation in containing the Covid-19 pandemic and mitigating its consequences, Prime Minister Krisjanis Karins (New Unity) said in a video meeting with Estonian Prime Minister Juri Ratas and Lithuanian Prime Minister Ingrida Simonyte. 


21.12.2020

EUR 170 mln Estonian-Latvian electricity connection to start work Jan. 1

The third Estonian-Latvian electricity connection has been completed and will commence operation on Jan. 1; the total cost of the new connection for the two countries is approximately 170 million euros, informs LETA/BNS.

18.12.2020

Electric power generation in Latvia down 21% in November

In November 2020, electric power generation in Latvia decreased by 21% from November 2019, Augstsprieguma Tikls (AST) transmission system operator's representative Aija Ikstena reported LETA.

18.12.2020

Landsbergis: Lithuania to declare state of emergency if people fail to obey lockdown

The Lithuanian parliament could declare a state of emergency if people failed to follow the lockdown restrictions imposed by the government to get the spread of COVID-19 under control, Foreign Minister Gabrielius Landsbergis said, cites LETA. "If it is decided, or more precisely, if there is a need, if the numbers do not fall and the public fail to come to the understanding that the situation has to be taken seriously, then the Seimas could be asked to impose additional restrictions," Landsbergis, the chairman of the conservative Homeland Union–Lithuanian Christian Democrats, the biggest party in the parliament, said in an interview with BNS.

17.12.2020

Countries in Baltic Sea region agree on offshore power grid development

The TSOs of the Baltic Sea Region responsible for maintaining and developing the transmission systems agreed today to start the preparation work for the establishment of a cooperation for the Baltic Sea offshore grid, informed Elering`s representative.

15.12.2020

Lithuania's wholesale electricity prices remain high

Lithuania's wholesale electricity prices edged down by 1 percent on average last week compared to a week ago and remain at a stable high level, Litgrid said LETA/BNS.

15.12.2020

New LNG shipment from US expected in Lithuania's Klaipeda

A new LNG shipment from the United States is heading to the Klaipeda-based LNG terminal in Lithuania, marking a fifth such delivery in the new gas year that started in October, writes LETA/BNS.

15.12.2020

Belarus' BNK temporarily suspending exports via Klaipeda oil terminal (expanded)

Belarus' Belorusskaya Neftyanaya Kompaniya (Belarusian Oil Company, BNK) is temporarily suspending oil product exports via Klaipedos Nafta's terminal in the Lithuanian seaport of Klaipeda, informs LETA/BNS.

15.12.2020

Tallinn transport company procuring 100 more compressed gas buses

The Tallinn public transport company Tallinna Linnatranspordi AS (TLT) on Monday announced public procurement for purchasing 100 more compressed natural gas (CNG) powered class one intra-urban buses of the M3 category, informs LETA/BNS.

14.12.2020

Baltic states, Poland sign EUR 720 mln grant agreement for Baltic synchronization project

The European Union's Innovation and Networks Executive Agency (INEA) on Monday signed a 720 million euro grant agreement with the electricity transmission system operators of Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland for the Baltic synchronization project, informs LETA/BNS.

14.12.2020

Electricity stock exchange price to rise to EUR 200 due to shutdown of nuclear reactor

On Monday, the price of electricity in Nord Pool bidding area Estonia will rise to approximately 200 euros per megawatt-hour due to the shutdown of the second reactor of the Olkiluoto nuclear power plant in Finland, writes LET/BNS.

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