Energy issues to be discussed at 6th Traditional and Renewable Energy Forum

Traditional and Renewable Energy Forum will be held for the sixth time in Vilnius on 26 April. Each year the event brings together energy sector leaders and is dedicated to provide a strategic energy outlook in the Baltic region, discuss the issues of regional cooperation, analyse changes taking place in the gas, electricity and renewable’s sector.
Wind mill and the Lithuanian flag
© DELFI / Domantas Pipas

16 speakers from Lithuania, Poland, Latvia, Estonia and Sweden will be speaking at the Forum this year. At the electricity session presentations will be made by Daivis Virbickas, CEO of “Litgrid”, Eglė Čiužaitė, CEO of “Lietuvos energijos gamyba” AB, Hand Sutter, CEO of “Eesti Energia” and Maciej Kowalski, Member of the Board of “Enefit” in Poland.

Changes in the gas market will be discussed by Saulius Bilys, CEO of “Amber Grid” AB, Tadas Matulionis, Director of LNG Department of “Klaipėdos nafta” AB, Ants Noot, CEO of Estonian AS “Eesti Gaas” and Jānis Eisaks, Head of Corpоrate Strategy division of Latvian “Conexus Baltic Grid” AS.

The topic of growing importance of renewable energy and its perspectives will be covered by Remigijus Lapinskas, President of World Bioenergy Association, Vytautas Stasiūnas, President of the Lithuanian District Heating Association and Tadas Navickas, CEO of 4energia UAB. The Head of Wind Power Unit of the Swedish Energy Agency, Lars Andersson, will share the Sweden experience in the renewable energy sector and talk about its expansion. Political and economic outlook as well as energy infrastructure financing issues are also included in the Forum’s program.

“Politicians from Baltic and neighbouring countries, managers of the main energy companies in the region, analytics are attending Energy Forum, thus we have a brilliant opportunity to have an open discussion on such issues as energy independence and single energy market, talk about possible energy strategies and perspectives in the market by hearing the views and positions of different countries – says Robert Juodka, the organizer of Energy Forum and the Chairman of the Estonian Chamber of Commerce. - “With each year Energy Forum gets the increasing amount of attention and is unique by being the only energy event in Lithuania held in English language - this is the way to reach wider audience of speakers and participants and make the discussion on energy issues even more opened.”

Annual Traditional and Renewable Energy Forum is organised by the Estonian Chamber of Commerce and Primus, Attorneys at Law. General partner of the event – Estonian Embassy in Vilnius. Partners of the forum also include Embassies of Latvia, Sweden and Poland as well as Polish-Lithuanian Chamber of Commerce, “Enefit” UAB, “Amber Grid” AB, business centre “Narbuto 5” and Kempinski Hotel Cathedral Square.

The 6th Traditional and Renewable Energy Forum will be held on Wednesday, 26 April, at the Kempinski Hotel Cathedral Square in Vilnius. For more information, please visit www.energyforum.lt

Journalists who would like to attend the event are invited to register before 24 April by sending an e-mail to enforum2017@estcham.lt providing their name, surname and media company.

More information:

Viltė Glodenytė
Marketing and Communications Manager|Primus, Attorneys at Law
Tel. +370 5 275 5995 | E. vilte.glodenyte@primus.legal

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