On 23-24 November, Vilnius will host the fifth international Baltic Transport Forum, the largest transport and logistics sector event in the Baltic countries. The milestone event will be opened by President Gitanas Nausėda and Minister of Transport and Communications Marius Skuodis.
All four battery storage parks with a combined capacity of 200 MW in Lithuania become officially operational on Wednesday, a key step towards increasing energy independence from Russia, the energy minister says.
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Gabrielius Landsbergis on Monday is participating in an informal meeting of the European Union’s foreign ministers in Ukraine.
A UN Refugee Agency’s representative has stated that Lithuania should allow irregular migrants enter the country before determining their status, a position highly disputed by Lithuanian politicians. Minister of the Interior Agnė Bilotaitė suggests that the situation of migrants in Belarus should be...
On 4-10 September, compared with the previous week, wholesale electricity prices in Lithuania and Latvia increased by 14% to EUR 127.48/MWh. In Estonia, electricity price rose by 13% to EUR 122.82/MWh.
President Gitanas Nausėda is paying a visit to Romania, where he is attending the Three Seas Initiative (3SI) Summit. Speaking to the media in Bucharest, the Lithuanian president said it is possible to export millions of tonnes of Ukrainian through ports of the Baltic States and Poland.
According to independent electricity supplier Elektrum Lietuva, wholesale electricity prices in Lithuania and Latvia rose by 23% to EUR 142.58/MWh on 21-27 August, compared with the previous week. In Estonia, wholesale electricity price soared by 93% to EUR 153.39/MWh.
The biggest solar farm that will be built to date in Lithuania and the Baltics has been presented to the public. When the construction is fully finalised, the solar farm operated by European Energy will have a capacity of 65 MW(ac), the company said in a press release.
On 31 July-6 August, compared with the previous week, the wholesale price of electricity in Lithuania dropped by 29% to EUR 69.8/MWh. In Latvia and Estonia electricity prices fell by 35% to EUR 63.21/MWh.
On 17-23 July, compared with the previous week, the wholesale price of electricity in Lithuania and Latvia increased by 4% to EUR 91.69/MWh, whereas it decreased by 2% to EUR 80.79/MWh in Estonia.
On Wednesday, 19 July, President of Latvia Edgars Rinkēvičs paid an official visit to Lithuania and met with President Gitanas Nausėda in Vilnius. The heads of state discussed synchronisation of the Baltic States’ electricity system with continental Europe.
On Wednesday evening, US President Joe Biden delivered a public speech in Vilnius University’s Grand Courtyard. Earlier, the US president attended the NATO summit in Vilnius.
On 29 May-4 June, compared with the previous week, wholesale electricity price in Lithuania and Latvia decreased by 12% to EUR 67.97/MWh. In Estonia, the price dropped by 19% to EUR 54.46/MWh.
The Baltic and Finnish natural gas price index BGSI fell below the EUR 30/MWh threshold at the end of May, with the monthly BGSI reaching EUR 37.20/MWh. This is the first time that gas prices have been this low since the start of the energy crisis, reports natural gas exchange operator GET Baltic.
On Friday, 2 June, Prime Minister Ingrida Šimonytė participated in the High Level Meeting of Speakers of Parliaments of NATO Member Countries in Vilnius.
With European Union’s (EU) eastern member states working out a regional-level decision to bar entry for Russian tourists, Lithuania is taking action to restrict entry of Russian citizens into the country.
The Baltic countries and Poland will seek separate solutions to significantly limit the flow of Russian tourists after the European Union decided on Wednesday to suspend a deal that made it easier for Russian nationals to get visas, Lithuanian Foreign Minister Gabrielius Landsbergis said.
Lithuanian politicians say there's no reason to worry after the Estonian prime minister said NATO's defense plans include the possibility of allowing the occupation of the Baltic states and their subsequent liberation, and describe it as a means of political pressure ahead of the upcoming NATO summi...
The Baltic countries are planning to charter a flight from London to repatriate a limited number of Lithuanian, Latvian and Estonian citizens left stranded in the United Kingdom after Europe closed its borders with Britain over fears of a new, more contagious strain of coronavirus, Transport Ministe...
Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia have on Friday agreed to expand the existing sanctions for the Belarusian regime's officials and blacklisted the country's information and sports ministers and police officers.