Wed, 29 Jun 2011: Bids received for nuclear project…

By utilizing ‘passive safety,’ the AP-1000 relies only on natural forces such as gravity and thermal convection to ensure the reactor is always in a safe condition. That means the plan...

Thu, 7 May 2009: Canadians could supply reactor…

The Canadian industry, nuclear industry in Canada, [comprises] about 150 different companies; over 30,000 people are engaged in it." He would not speculate on the price of the new electricity, but...

Wed, 28 May 2008: Adamkus, Kirkilas take Lithuania’s energy case …

Pursuant to its pre-accession agreement with the European Union, Lithuania is obliged to close the Ignalina plant 's a Soviet reactor like the one that blew up in Chernobyl in 1986 's by the end ...

Wed, 9 Apr 2008: Vilnius, Brussels see Ignalina in different perspectives…

The country's emergency negotiator will attempt to prove that Lithuania will undergo a sharp rise in inflation and become vulnerable to supply disruptions as a result of its post-2009 energy depe...

Thu, 3 Apr 2008: Ignalina managers ask for clarity on plant’s fate…

31, 2009. "We are making arrangements for the shutdown. We guarantee that the second unit is capable of operating until the end of 2009," he told journalists after the meeting. He did, however,...

Wed, 20 Feb 2008: PM mulls over ‘Ignalina negotiator’…

"The Conservatives also have experienced diplomats, members of parliament," Kirkilas was quoted as saying. "When I was appointed as a negotiator for Kaliningrad I was in opposition as well," he ...

Wed, 30 Jan 2008: Adamkus: EU might be willing to negotiate on postponing Ignalina reactor…

Commenting on statements from several EU officials, including Energy Commissioner Andris Piebalgs, that Lithuania would have to honor its pre-accession commitment and close Ignalina, Adamkus said...

Wed, 14 Feb 2007: Lithuania eyes LNG terminal in Poland…

9. "Under current conditions, we have no technical capabilities for importing gas from this terminal," he added. Liquid natural gas is one of the buzzwords in European energy markets, and curren...

Wed, 20 Dec 2006: Long live the undersea power cables…

The new cable, which is still only on the drawing board, would be more powerful than the Estlink cable that was inaugurated on Dec. 4. Theoretically it would stretch across the Gulf of Finland a...

Wed, 6 Dec 2006: Estlink heralds Baltics’ energy window to West…

It is only 10 centimeters in diameter yet can handle 350 MW of power, enough to satisfy the needs of 300,000 households. Estlink was a priority EU project for boosting regional energy security 's...

Thu, 10 Jul 2003: Nuclear output soaring as shutdown proceeds…

Maintenance works will be wrapped up by the beginning of November. Ignalina nuclear power plant, which is scheduled to shut down its first reactor by the end of 2004 and decommission the second bl...

Thu, 9 Jan 2003: Election reopens debate on nuclear power issue …

6. The president-elect's words almost echo earlier statements by Adamkus. "Nuclear energy is the cleanest and cheapest energy in the world and Lithuania can not refuse it," Adamkus told reporters ...
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