Linas Jegelevicius's Articles

- 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...

- June 27, 2013

Finnish Fortum CHP Plant Dents Russian Dominance in Lithuania

Russian gas supplier Gazprom’s 100 percent prevalence in Lithuania has been shaken up in the seaport city of Klaipeda, where Finnish energy firm Fortum has opened a $173-million combined...

- June 21, 2013

Amid Fossil Fuel Troubles, Ukraine Gets Lift from Renewables

Ukraine’s traditional energy sector has been facing a major crisis due to a shortage of current assets. This is the result of the state’s socially oriented tariff policy as cash-strapped...

- May 08, 2013

Russian Renewable Energy Law Could Significantly Boost Clean Energy But Obstacles Remain

Hopes for Renewable Energy Source Development Measures (RESDM) in Russia's renewable power sector are high: if adopted and properly implemented, it will boost the renewable sector 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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