Linas Jegelevicius's Articles

- August 01, 2014

Renewable Energy Expansion Continues in Ukraine with New Biogas Capacity

American investor-backed LNK has added the fifth biogas power facility to the already four operating in war-torn Ukraine. Since the outset of the LNK presence in Ukraine the company...

- July 11, 2014

Russia’s State-supported Renewable Auction Heavily Favored Solar

Russia’s second renewable energy project auction held in June has distributed state subsidies for the years of 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018. Subsidies were offerred for up to 496 MW of...

- June 26, 2014

Can the Frigid Sakha Awaken Russia’s Clean Energy Potential?

Russia’s current electric power generation capacity is estimated at more than 220 GW. Some energy experts, however, predict that without a major additional upstream investment, Russian...

- May 27, 2014

RusHydro Starts-Up New 640-MW Unit at Sayano-Shushenskaya, Two More Coming Soon

JSC RusHydro, Russia’s largest power-generating company, has announced that a new 640-MW hydropower unit has been commissioned at the company’s Sayano-Shushenskaya hydropower plant...

- April 10, 2014

Russia Sets Renewable Energy Auction Dates

The Russian Government has announced that renewable energy source (RES) investment project auctions (IPA) for the years 2015 through 2018 will be held May 28 through June 10, 2014.

- February 10, 2014

Baltics’ Estonia Ramps Up Wind Power Generation

There has long been much rivalry between the three small Baltic States of Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia. When it comes to offshore wind power development, Estonia got off to an impressive...

- November 18, 2013

Lithuanian FIT Cuts Dampen Solar Development, But Net-Metering May Rekindle Industry

The early 2013 decision of the Lithuanian government to slash the generous feed-in tariffs (FITs) has dealt a blow to the solar industry in the Baltic country. However, those who stayed...

- August 14, 2013

Kazakhstan Uses Renewable Energy to Expand Regional Leadership

When Uzbekistan president Islam Karimov said last year that the escalations over two proposed dams in central Asia — Kambarata-1 in Kyrgyzstan and the Rogun Dam in Tajikistan — could...

- August 06, 2013

Belarus Pushes Renewable Investment, But Urges Everyone to Play by Its Rules

Belarus has been criticized for its authoritarian regime and therefore shunned by most businesses in the West. For the sanctioned country, all Western investments are of a great importance....

- July 09, 2013

Russian Renewable Energy Bill Disappoints, Regions Pick Up the Slack

Russia’s Renewable Energy Source Development Measures (RESDM) that went into effect at the end of May have gotten off to a tepid start. Many Russian energy pundits are convinced that...

Linas Jegelevicius

Linas Jegelevicius

I'm a 42-year-old Lithuanian editor and freelance journalist with an extensive journalistic experience. I contribute for a dozen of English publications, including the Baltic Times,, UK-based Energy, New Eastern European, Global...

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