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2012 06 26
Seimas agreed to the renewed National Strategy of Energy Independence

Today Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania has agreed to the renewed National Strategy of Energy Independence, thereby setting key objectives for the Lithuanian energy sector for the period leading up to 2020 and outlining the vision of the energy sector up until 2050.

2012 06 21
Prime Minister: I am happy that the Seimas took a historic decision
to build a nuclear power plant

Prime Minister Andrius Kubilius welcomes Seimas’s endorsement of the construction of the Visaginas Nuclear Power Plant (VNPP): the largest ever energy project in the national history. The Seimas has also given green light to signing a Concession Contract with a strategic investor, Japan’s Hitachi Corporation.

2012 06 18
Lithuania becomes a part of the Nordic power exchange

On 18 June 2012, Europe`s leading Nordic power exchange Nord Pool Spot has launched its bidding area in Lithuania. The Law on electricity that came into force last February and the agreement with Nord Pool Spot concluded in March were the preconditions enabling the establishment of Lithuanian bidding area.

2012 06 12
Andrius Kubilius: Commission strongly supports VNPP as an essential link in Lithuania’s energy independence strategy

While speaking on the positive opinion of the European Commission regarding the construction of the new Visaginas nuclear power plant, Prime Minister Andrius Kubilius said: “The European Commission’s conclusions clearly demonstrate the VNPP significance for Lithuania’s energy security and its integration into the European power grid. The Commission strongly supports the VNPP project as an essential link to Lithuania’s energy independence. I am delighted that the Commission, whose support we clearly saw earlier as well (when Lithuania took essential decisions on the ownership unbundling in the gas sector, while implementing the EU’s Third Energy Package), now too, is very clearly in favour of Lithuania’s energy independence...

2012 06 06
Crucial step made in reforming SOEs

On 6 June 2012, the Government adopted the resolution, drafted by the Ministry of Economy, to approve the Guidelines for Implementation of Right of Ownership (Ownership Guidelines).

2012 05 23
The Lithuanian Government approves the ratification of the
EU Treaty on Financial Discipline

In today’s sitting, the Government has decided to address the President regarding the submission to the Parliament for ratification of the Treaty on Stability, Coordination and Governance in the Economic and Monetary Union, signed on 2 March in Brussels by 24 EU member states, including Lithuania.

2012 05 12
Prime Minister Andrius Kubilius in Tallinn: nuclear energy
is increasingly developing in the region

Prime Minister Andrius Kubilius is on a working visit to Tallinn (Estonia) where he participated in a traditional conference of Lennarto Meri, first President of Estonia since its re-established independence, to discuss prospects for European energy security.

A crucial step towards Lithuania‘s energy independence
2012 05 09
A crucial step towards Lithuania‘s energy independence

Today, the Cabinet led by Prime Minister Andrius Kubilius has approved a huge legislative package regulating the implementation of strategic energy projects. This means that Lithuania is ready to implement the energy independence strategy, which ensures security, economic benefits and integration into Europe.

2012 05 02
Prime Minister Andrius Kubilius on Georgia: we were more fortunate,
hence we want to help

Today Prime Minister Andrius Kubilius, accompanied by Vice-Prime Minister of Georgia Giorgi Baramidze, has visited the Abkhazian-Georgian family reunification centre (Kobuleti city, western Georgia), which brings together families broken by the war in Abkhasia. “While in Georgia, we can better understand how fortunate Lithuania was at the time of the collapse of the USSR. We did not experience the horrors of war and separation of families; we were more fortunate, hence we want to help”, said Kubilius.

2012 04 30
Andrius Kubilius: Lithuania supports Georgia and can learn from it

Today, Prime Minister Andrius Kubilius has met with Georgian Prime Minister Nika Gilauri. The Prime Minister has expressed his support for Georgia regarding its territorial integrity and Euro-Atlantic integration aspirations, noting that Lithuania can learn from Georgia\`s reforms.

2012 04 26
Andrius Kubilius in Warsaw: participation in the global economy creates jobs in the region

Today, Prime Minister Andrius Kubilius takes part in China-Central Europe Summit in Warsaw (Poland) to discuss closer economic and political cooperation.

2012 04 26
The Government has agreed to the Energy Independence Strategy

Today, at its sitting, the Cabinet has agreed to the renewed National Strategy of Energy Independence, thereby setting key objectives for the Lithuanian energy sector for the period leading up to 2020 and outlining the vision of the energy sector up until 2050.

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