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IAEA approves Baltic environmental report

New Nuclear

11 November 2014

An expert group from the International Atomic Energy Agency has confirmed that the environmental impact assessment for the Baltic nuclear power plant under construction in the Russian enclave of Kaliningrad meets international standards.

Lithuania restates Visaginas commitment

New Nuclear

03 April 2014

Lithuania_accord_290314_(Lithuanian_Pres)_48Leaders of Lithuania's seven parliamentary parties have underlined their commitment to the construction of the Visaginas nuclear power plant in a document setting out the nation's strategic goals.

Grid concerns for Baltic project

New Nuclear

11 June 2013

Turbine blank Alstom-AEM 48Work may be halted on the Baltic nuclear power plant project as the possibility to export its power appears less certain.

Ignalina 2 decommissioning work starts

Waste and Recycling

24 July 2014

Work has started at the second unit of the Ignalina nuclear power plant in Lithuania to dismantle its emergency core cooling system and to remove contaminated components from its turbine hall. The two projects are to be completed in June 2015 and by 2029, respectively.

Funds on condition for EU decommissioning

Waste and Recycling

03 January 2014

More European Union money will go to decommission nuclear reactors in Bulgaria, Slovakia and Lithuania, but the bloc's Council of Ministers has requested tighter project management.

Butkevičius negotiates on Visaginas

New Nuclear

23 April 2013

Lithuania's optimal power mix would include nuclear along with a range of other sources, said new prime minister Algirdas Butkevičius, but the Visaginas project's economics are critical and need the buy-in of local partners.