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International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Monday, 22.01.2018, 20:20

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LSC Shipmanagement adds bitumen tanker to its fleet

LSC Shipmanagement adds bitumen tanker to its fleet

22.01.2018

At the beginning of this year, LSC Shipmanagement, a subsidiary of Latvijas Kugnieciba (Latvian Shipping Company), added to its technically managed fleet a bitumen tanker, the company announced LETA.

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Renewable energy accounted for 16.8% Estonia's electricity consumption in 2017

Renewable energy accounted for 16.8% Estonia's electricity consumption in 2017

19.01.2018

Renewable energy made up 16.9% of the total amount of electric energy consumed in Estonia in 2017, while altogether 1,612 gigawatt-hours (GWh) of renewable energy was produced in the 12 months, reports LETA/BNS.

EU Commission approves EUR 140 mln support for Vilnius CHP plant

EU Commission approves EUR 140 mln support for Vilnius CHP plant

18.01.2018

The European Commission has approved almost 140 million euros in additional support for the construction of a combined heat and power (CHP) plant in Vilnius, informs LETA/BNS.


Wind power plants in Lithuania generate record amount of electricity in 2017

Wind power plants in Lithuania generate record amount of electricity in 2017

18.01.2018

Wind farms operating in Lithuania in 2017 generated the largest amount of electricity throughout the history of the country's wind energy, with the production volume growing by an annual 20% to 1.3 terawatt-hours (TWh) in 2017 year-on-year, informs LETA/BNS.

Clean R plans to build new plant in Riga for processing plastic bags

Clean R plans to build new plant in Riga for processing plastic bags

17.01.2018

Waste management company Clean R is planning to build a plant in Riga that will recycle plastic bags to produce plastic granules, Latvijas Avize newspaper wrote on January 16th, cites LETA.


16.01.2018

Why Europe needs Nord Stream 2

As Europe’s domestic gas production is projected to halve in the coming years, additional gas imports through the Baltic Sea will be needed to safeguard security of supply. EU experts estimate the supply gap at around 120 billion cubic metres (bcm). Gas is becoming an increasingly important part of the energy mix in Germany and other EU countries, informed BC Nord Stream’s press service.

15.01.2018

Baltic States' electricity and gas connections with Europe

For historical reasons, the Baltic States' electricity grid is still being operated in close connection mode with the Russian and Belorussian systems. The synchronisation will bring closer a fully functioning and connected internal energy market and increase energy security of the Baltic States by 2025. The same type of “energy integration with the West is designed for the Baltic States’ gas system.

15.01.2018

Getlini EKO plans to raise waste burial charge by 21.5% in 2018

Getlini EKO, the operator of Getlini landfill, plans to raise its household burial charge by 21.5% in 2018, a publication in the official gazette Latvijas Vestnesis shows, cites LETA.

12.01.2018

Lithuania's Vilpra expanding in Baltics

Vilpra, the Lithuanian heating and conditioning systems trading company, intends to set up offices in the capitals of Latvia and Estonia this year to help administer increased sales, Verslo Zinios business daily said, cites LETA/BNS.

12.01.2018

Lithuania's oil reserves shrink further, new licensing tender may be launched

With oil reserves in Western Lithuania shrinking at an annual rate of around 10% and the probability of discovering new deposits being low, the country's oil production is expected to decline further this year, the director of the Lithuanian Geological Service said on January 11th, cites LETA/BNS.

12.01.2018

Lithuanian solar plant development needs major stimulus

With the Lithuanian Energy Ministry drawing up ambitious plans for the development of solar power plants in the country, market participants say that a major stimulus is needed to turn these plans into reality, the business daily Verslo Zinios reported on January 11th, writes LETA/BNS.

11.01.2018

Lithuania's oil production falls by 12% in 2017

Lithuania's crude oil production fell by 12% in 2017 compared with 2016 to 68,000 cubic meters, the country's Geological Service said, cites LETA/BNS.

11.01.2018

Enefit Solutions to supply metal structures for UK power plant

Enefit Solutions, a subsidiary of the state-owned energy group Eesti Energia, is to supply 900 tons of metal structures for a biofuel fired power station to be built in the United Kingdom, informs LETA/BNS.

10.01.2018

Lithuania becomes associate member of CERN

Lithuania on January 8th formally became an associate member state of the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN), informs LETA/BNS.

10.01.2018

Lithuanian Ignalina NPP chief stepping down

Darius Janulevicius is stepping down from the leading post of the Lithuanian Ignalina Nuclear Power Plant amid allegations of lack of transparency in the sales of the company's properties, informs LETA/BNS.

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