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Nordex supplies 63 MW of wind power to Lithuania

Ignitis Group, the Lithuanian state energy holding company, has contracted the Nordex Group to supply 14 N149 / 4.0-4.5 wind turbines. The Delta4000 series wind turbines are planned for the 63 MW “Mazeikiai” wind farm in the north-west of the country. The contract also includes a 15-year premium service contract for the turbines. The infrastructure … Continue reading Nordex supplies 63 MW of wind power to Lithuania

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Developments on offshore wind power in the Baltic Sea

In September 2020, eight Baltic countries (Poland, Germany, Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Lithuania, Estonia and Latvia) signed a joint declaration with the Commission to accelerate the development of offshore wind energy in the region, and the Energy Cooperation of The North Seas should help them build on the successes of offshore wind in the North Sea … Continue reading Developments on offshore wind power in the Baltic Sea

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GE Renewable Energy and European Energy add substantial wind power to Lithuania

GE Renewable Energy and European Energy add substantial wind power to LithuaniaGE Renewable Energy selected by European Energy to supply 22 Cypress onshore wind turbines units for three wind farms in Lithuania. The 121 MW wind energy project strengthens GE Renewable Energy’s position in the country. Deal includes a 25-year service contract. GE Renewable Energy … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy and European Energy add substantial wind power to Lithuania

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Lithuania to auction offshore wind power permits in 2023

Lithuania plans to hold an international auction in 2023 to install offshore wind turbines in the Baltic Sea, the Energy Ministry said on Wednesday. The country plans to use a contract for difference (CfD) scheme, similar to Britain’s, to support wind power producers. The government has previously decided to develop up to 700 megawatts (MW) … Continue reading Lithuania to auction offshore wind power permits in 2023

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GE and E energija Partner to Deliver 68.9 MW Wind Farm in Lithuania with Cypress Wind Turbines

GE Renewable Energy to deliver 13 of its Cypress 5.3 MW wind turbines, its largest onshore wind turbine technology in the field, to E energija Telšiai wind farm in Lithuania.The 68.9 MW onshore wind farm is the first significant subsidy free development in the Baltic states and will power the equivalent of 78,300 homes in … Continue reading GE and E energija Partner to Deliver 68.9 MW Wind Farm in Lithuania with Cypress Wind Turbines

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Lithuania selects where the 700 MW offshore wind power plant will be built

Lithuania has settled on the position of the country’s first offshore wind farm, with the capacity of up to 700 MW, in the Baltic Sea. The government has decided that the wind farm will be built and commissioned by 2030 at the site previously proposed and considered in the draft Government Resolution, which has now … Continue reading Lithuania selects where the 700 MW offshore wind power plant will be built

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European Energy to add 500 MW of wind energy in Lithuania

European Energy A/S has plans to build 500 MW of wind farms in Lithuania, where it has already picked three sites for its ambitious wind power project. The Baltic News Service (BNS) reports that the company has chosen the districts of Raseiniai, Anyksciai and Rokiskis, in the northwestern part of the country. It will implement … Continue reading European Energy to add 500 MW of wind energy in Lithuania

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Lithuania to up its wind power capacity

European Energy has unveiled plans to build wind power farms in Lithuania with a total capacity of around 500 megawatts (MW), local media reported. For this purpose, European Energy has founded three companies whose names indicate that the pinpointed districts for the project are Raseiniai, Anyksciai and Rokiskis. The sole shareholder of the new companies … Continue reading Lithuania to up its wind power capacity

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Lithuania significantly steps up its wind energy ambitions with new National Energy Strategy

On 13 June, a plenary session of the Lithuanian Parliament officially adopted an ambitious National Energy Strategy which significantly steps up the country’s ambitions on renewables. According to the terms of the National Energy Strategy, Lithuania will aim for a 45% renewables share of its electricity mix by 2030 and 100% by 2050. Renewables are … Continue reading Lithuania significantly steps up its wind energy ambitions with new National Energy Strategy

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WindEurope hosts successful workshop on optimising wind farm operations in Vilnius, Lithuania

On 14-15 May 2018, WindEurope hosted the 4th edition of the ‘Analysis of Operating Wind Farms’ workshop focusing on how big data can be used to optimise the performance of wind farms worldwide. The event – held in Vilnius, Lithuania – attracted over 180 wind energy experts from industry and academia. Delegates discussed new techniques … Continue reading WindEurope hosts successful workshop on optimising wind farm operations in Vilnius, Lithuania

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Lithuania and Luxemburg break new ground with cooperation on renewable energy

Lithuania and Luxembourg signed an agreement on a so-called statistical transfer of renewable energy. Under this agreement Lithuania will sell a specified amount of renewable energy to Luxembourg between 2018 and 2020. It is the first time that this cooperation mechanism is used by EU Member States to implement and fulfill the objectives of the … Continue reading Lithuania and Luxemburg break new ground with cooperation on renewable energy

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Baltics urged to expedite offshore wind energy

The European Forum for Renewable Energy Sources (EUFORES) has stepped up its lobbying of the Baltic States’ governments to expedite their development of offshore wind. EUFORES is a cross-party network of members of the European Parliament and the legislatures of individual EU member states. EUFORES’ president, Claude Turmes, who is also an MEP, signed a … Continue reading Baltics urged to expedite offshore wind energy

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WindEurope encourage Lithuanians to pursue their ambitious plans for wind energy

A WindEurope delegation (CEO Giles Dickson, Kresten Ørnbjerg of Vestas and Aistis Radavicius of the Lithuanian Wind Association) met the Lithuanian Energy Minister on 12 May. We also met the Chair and Vice-Chair of the Energy Committee in the Lithuanian Parliament and the Chair of the Economy Committee.   We were encouraged to learn that … Continue reading WindEurope encourage Lithuanians to pursue their ambitious plans for wind energy

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Lithuania green-lights wind farm development in Baltic Sea

The Lithuanian government is initiating the construction of wind power plants in the Baltic Sea, with projects to be implemented following the examples of Denmark and Germany. The Cabinet endorsed on May 25th amendments to the Law on Energy from Renewable Sources and will send them to the Seimas for approval.   According to Prime … Continue reading Lithuania green-lights wind farm development in Baltic Sea

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Lithuania produced quarter of its electricity from wind energy

Currently, the total installed power capacity of all wind turbines operating in Lithuania is 282 MW. Over the first quarter of this year, Lithuania’s wind power plants produced 173.3 GWh of electricity. It accounts for 7 percent of all energy consumed in Lithuania, or nearly a quarter (23.6 percent) of total electricity produced in the … Continue reading Lithuania produced quarter of its electricity from wind energy

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Nordex secures 46MW wind energy order in Lithuania

Following a successful market entry in September, Nordex has now received a further contract from Lithuania. This is for the “Mazeikiai” wind power project located in the north west of the country close to the town of the same name. Nordex will be supplying and installing a total of 19 N117/2400 wind turbines. Also included … Continue reading Nordex secures 46MW wind energy order in Lithuania

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Nordex has won a 15 years wind energy contract to supply 19 wind turbines for a wind farm in Lithuania

Nordex AG has won a 15 years wind power contract, to supply and install 19 wind turbines for a wind farm in Lithuania.     It includes a premium service contract for a minimum of 15 years. The contract is from UAB Pamario jegainiu energija, a company owned by Lithuania-based Orion Alternative Energy Fund and … Continue reading Nordex has won a 15 years wind energy contract to supply 19 wind turbines for a wind farm in Lithuania

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Nordex successfully entering the Lithuanian wind power market with Delta wind turbines

Nordex has received its first contract from Lithuania and will be supplying eight N117/3000 wind turbines for the “Jurbarkas” wind farm from spring 2015. The wind farm is located close to the town of the same name in an agricultural region in the western part of the country around 50 kilometres from the Baltic Sea. … Continue reading Nordex successfully entering the Lithuanian wind power market with Delta wind turbines

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Lithuania was leading in the wind energy production in Baltics

In 2013, as compared to 2012, Lithuania was the leading country in the wind energy production among the Baltic States. Estonia was the second and Latvia – the third, reports LETA/ELTA. Wind power plants operating in Lithuania produced a total of 599,99 MWh of electricity energy and this was 11.6% more as compared to 2012 … Continue reading Lithuania was leading in the wind energy production in Baltics

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Lithuania wind energy reaches 600 GWh in 2013

Wind power in Lithuania generated 600 gigawatt hours, which accounts for 6 percent of all power generation in the country, The Baltic Course reported.     Wind power capacity totaled 279 megawatts in late 2013 and wind production totaled the most out of all renewable energy resources.   In June, Estonia-based renewable energy developer Nelja … Continue reading Lithuania wind energy reaches 600 GWh in 2013

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