EU Approves Lithuania’s €385m Renewable Energy Scheme

The European Commission has approved a €385 million (£333m) scheme to support electricity production from renewable energy sources in Lithuania. The government intends to introduce the new aid scheme in May for the installation of renewable sources such as wind, solar and hydropower. It will support Lithuania’s national target of …

A Total of 12.5GW of New Wind Capacity Was Installed in Europe in 2016

A total of 12.5GW of new wind capacity was installed in Europe in 2016, according to WindEurope data. WindEurope said in its annual wind statistics that a record €27.5bn in new investments were made last year, with more than 10.9GW added onshore and almost 1.57GW offshore. Total wind capacity in …

8th Baltic Energy Summit 2016.

EEL Events is proud to announce the eighth edition of the well-established Baltic Energy Summit. It will be held from 28th to 29th November in Vilnius, Lithuania. They will build upon the success of previous conferences and provide comprehensive and bold review of current policies in the Baltic energy sector. …

Ignalina Turbine Hall Dismantling Completed

Work that began in October 2011 to dismantle the turbine halls of unit 1 of the Ignalina nuclear power plant – or the B9/1 project – has been completed. The dismantled equipment weighs more than 18,000 tonnes and consists mostly of turbines, generators, heat exchangers, pumps, valves and pipes. In …