EC to look into Lithuania's complaints over Belarusian nuclear plantFREE

Thursday, August 4, 2016 15:09
The European Commission is looking into the address filed by three Lithuanian ministers about the Belarusian nuclear power plant under construction in Astravyets, some 50 km from Vilnius.To read this article, try a €5.99 monthly subscription by clicking here.

Fire incident reported at decommissioned Ingalina nuclear plantFREE

Wednesday, August 3, 2016 09:51
Rising smoke was noticed above Ignalina Nuclear Power Plant, a facility in the process of decommissioning in eastern Lithuania, on Monday evening.

Lithuanian minister dismisses 'childish' explanations about incident at Astravyets plantFREE

Monday, August 1, 2016 16:12
Rosatom, the Russian company which is building reactors for Astravyets Nuclear Power Plant, has downplayed a recent incident at the facility, but Lithuania's environment minister says the explanation is "childish".To read this article, try a €5.99 monthly subscription by clicking here.

What are the dangers of Astravyets Nuclear Power Plant to Lithuania?FREE

Friday, July 29, 2016 09:20
Lithuania is stepping up its opposition to the nuclear power plant that Belarus is building in Astravyets, just across the common border, after reports of incidents at the construction site is coming in. A leading energy expert explains the dangers of the plant and what could be done to mitigating them.To read this article, try a €5.99 monthly subscription by clicking here.

IAEA experts, not Lithuanian politicians, should go to Astravyets - environment ministerFREE

Thursday, July 28, 2016 12:10
Environment Minister Kęstutis Trečiokas thinks that Lithuanian politicians should not go to Belarus' Astravyets nuclear power plant construction site before it is visited by experts from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).To read this article, try a €5.99 monthly subscription by clicking here.

Shutdown the only way to ensure safety at Astravyets plant - Belarus opposition figureFREE

Wednesday, July 27, 2016 12:57
The only way to ensure safety at the Astravyets Nuclear Power Plant, which is under construction just 20km from the Lithuanian border, is shutting down the project, says Nikolai Ulasevich of the Belarusian opposition United Civil Party.

Incidents at Belarus nuclear plant 'prove Lithuania's concerns are justified' - GrybauskaitėFREE

Tuesday, July 26, 2016 15:01
Incidents at Astravyets power plant, a nuclear facility that Belarus is building close to its border with Lithuania, show that Vilnius has grounds to be concerned about the project's safety, President Dalia Grybauskaitė said on Tuesday.To read this article, try a €5.99 monthly subscription by clicking here.

Initiative to ban electricity from Belarus nuclear plant moves on to SeimasFREE

Thursday, July 21, 2016 16:47
The Lithuanian parliament will discuss a citizens' legislative initiative to bar market access for electricity from a nuclear power plant under construction in Belarus, just 50 kilometres from Vilnius.To read this article, try a €5.99 monthly subscription by clicking here.

Lithuanian electricity prices slashed by increased competitionFREE

Wednesday, July 13, 2016 09:44
Lithuania's electricity prices are falling fast with rising electricity producer competition in the Baltic region.To read this article, try a €5.99 monthly subscription by clicking here.

Nordbalt interconnector back up and runningFREE

Tuesday, June 28, 2016 11:14
The Norbalt electricity interconnector that links Lithuania with Swedish and Scandinavian power markets is up and running again after suffering a number of porblems.To read this article, try a €5.99 monthly subscription by clicking here.

Stockholm arbitration ruling in Lithuania-Gazprom case 'not a total loss'FREE

Thursday, June 23, 2016 08:51
A four-year-long dispute between the Lithuanian government and Russia‘s gas company Gazprom over €1.4 billion sought by Lithuania at Stockholm arbitration court over overcharging for gas supplies has ended in failure of both parties to prove the validity of their claims.To read this article, try a €5.99 monthly subscription by clicking here.

Lithuania's €1.4bn claim against Gazprom rejected by Stockholm arbitration courtFREE

Wednesday, June 22, 2016 14:57
A Stockholm arbitration court, which examined Lithuania’s €1.4-billion suit against Russia’s gas supplier Gazprom over overcharging for gas supplies, has found no guilt on Gazprom’s part, Lithuania’s energy minister has said.To read this article, try a €5.99 monthly subscription by clicking here.

'No clear answers' at Lithuania-Belarus consultations over Astravyets nuclear plantFREE

Wednesday, June 22, 2016 09:10
Lithuanian representatives who are holding meetings with Belarusian officials on Astravyets Nuclear Power Plant say they do not get answers to all the questions they have about safety at the facility.To read this article, try a €5.99 monthly subscription by clicking here.

Polish natural gas projects threaten Gazprom’s grip in Central and Eastern EuropeFREE

Tuesday, June 21, 2016 09:58
On May 17, Polish state-owned natural gas pipeline network operator Gaz-System S.A. published its updated strategy for 2016–2025. A noteworthy new element in the document is the plan to create a natural gas hub in Poland, aimed at establishing a regional gas market in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE).

MEPs attack Commission for failing 'to grasp seriousness of situation' on Belarus nuclear plantFREE

Tuesday, June 7, 2016 09:14
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Members of the European Parliament say the European Commission lacks resolve in dealing with Astravyets Nuclear Power Plant, a facility being built by Belarus close to the Lithuanian border, LRT reports.

Is Poland illegally throttling energy imports from Lithuania?FREE

Monday, June 6, 2016 13:15
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Lithuanian and Polish energy market regulators have begun to investigate whether the Polish electricity grid operator PSE is violating European Union rules through its limit on Lithuanian energy imports.

EU must be united on Belarus nuclear plant, Lithuanian PM tells JunckerFREE

Friday, June 3, 2016 17:21
The European Union has to speak with once voice about the safety of a new nuclear power plant that Belarus is building in Astravyets, close to its border with Lithuania, Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevicius said during a meeting with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker on Friday.

Belarus says Lithuania’s stance on nuclear plant is ‘inexplicable’FREE

Monday, May 30, 2016 15:08
Belarusian Minister for Foreign Affairs Vladimir Makei has claimed that Lithuania’s complaints about the safety of the new nuclear power plant being built in Belarus, just 50km from Lithuania’s capital Vilnius, are inexplicable.

Over 15,000 Lithuanians sign call to bar Belarusian electricity from Lithuania (2)FREE

Monday, May 23, 2016 16:50
Over 15,000 Lithuanian citizens have supported a legislative initiative aimed at barring access for electricity from a nuclear power plant under construction in Belarus. The Homeland Union, which launched the initiative, expects to collect at least 50,000 signatures by July 9.

'No double standards for Astravyets nuclear plant' - EU Commissioner AndriukaitisFREE

Friday, May 20, 2016 15:37
Double standards must not apply to a new nuclear power plant that Belarus is building in Astravyets, close to its border with Lithuania, EU Health and Food Safety Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis said on Friday.