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Wednesday, 22.09.2021, 02:27
The EU's target is to reach 20 per cent of its energy from renewable sources by 2020 and at least 32% by 2030. Among the EU-28 states, 12 countries have already reached a share equal to or above their national 2020 binding targets: Bulgaria, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Greece, Croatia, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Cyprus, Finland and Sweden.
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Estonian energy company Fermi Energia on Tuesday signed cooperation agreements with Finnish energy company Fortum and Belgian engineering company Tractebel to launch closer cooperation in the framework of Fermi Energia's small module reactor implementation project, informed LETA/BNS.
Organizational changes, the reason behind most of last year's group layoffs in Lithuania, and related processes, primarily manufacturing automation and digitization, pose additional challenges for some people, analysts say LETA/BNS.
It is impossible to contract coronavirus from parcels shipped from China because the virus is sensitive to external environment, Ilze Araja, a representative of the Center for Disease Prevention and Control (SPKC), told LETA.
Last year 20,939 new passenger cars were registered in Latvia, up 8.6% from 2018, exceeding 20,000 cars for the first time since 2008, according to the information published by the Latvian Auto Association writes LETA.
In the second half of last year, the volume of tax-free purchases in Latvia rose by 6.5% y-o-y, Vineta Kalmane, the head of Global Blue Latvija company, ensuring the service said LETA.
The Lithuanian Foreign Ministry advises Lithuanian citizens against travelling to China until the spread of the coronavirus has been contained. The Foreign Ministry recommends that citizens temporarily refrain from travelling to China, Rasa Jakilaitiene, the foreign minister's spokeswoman, told LETA/BNS.