Posts tagged as wind

Offshore wind may connect the Baltic states and benefit Poland

By Patrycja Rapacka on Saturday, August 1, 2020

Today the majority of the Baltic states believe offshore wind is one of the pillars of energy transition. Regional cooperation with other countries on the Baltic coast, including Poland, may accelerate energy transition. This is also an opportunity for Polish industry – writes Patrycja Rapacka, editor at BiznesAlert.pl. Lithuania Our eastern neighbors are planning to increase renewable energy sources (RES) in energy generation and limit its import by developing, among…

Lithuania’s offshore wind dream starting to take shape

Thursday, February 27, 2020

A task force for the development of offshore wind has taken up work within Lithuania’s energy ministry to prepare the next stages of the Baltic nation’s planned deployment of up to 700MW of wind at sea by 2030. The task force by the end of March is expected to make recommendations to the government on the possible stages of offshore wind development, models of grid connection, the allocation of responsibilities…

Lithuania selects subsidy-free wind project in 1st renewables auction

Monday, January 20, 2020

A subsidy-free project for a wind farm of about 75 MW is the winner in Lithuania’s first technology-neutral renewables tender. Lithuania’s National Energy Regulatory Council (VERT) said on Thursday that the UAB Windfarm Akmene One project has won support of 0.3 TWh in the auction with a bid of EUR 0 per MWh. It, however, did not give details about the capacity of the selected project. VERT has received eight proposals in the…

Air temperature in Latvia may drop as far as -21° C next week

Saturday, January 19, 2019

After the windiest and snowiest week, as anticyclone activity increases, weather in Latvia will become more stable – it will become drier and considerably colder. As the cyclone slowly recedes on weekends and the beginning of next week, some snowing may still be present, but mostly in Latvia’s central and eastern regions. No considerable increase of the layer of snow is expected, however. Nevertheless, with intense frost replacing thaw, roads…