Linas Jegelevicius's Articles

- March 18, 2015

Amended Russian Power Law Aims to Boost Renewable Energy Generation

The Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has amended Russia’s federal law on the electric power industry. Ordinance No47 lays out a number of measures aiming to stimulate renewable...

- February 10, 2015

International Groups Partner Up for Controversial 200-MW Solar Manufacturing Facility in Russia

Russia’s Solar Systems, Germany’s SCHMID Group and Turkey’s Pekintas Group have established a long-term partnership to build a 200-MW turnkey PV cell and module manufacturing facility...

- December 22, 2014

Russian Far East Continues Ramping Up Renewables Capacity, Yet Uncertainty Looms

Russia’s public joint stock company RAO (Energiceskije sistemy Vostoka), the largest power holding in the Russian Far East, has announced PJSC (Xelios Strategije) will take on building...

- October 16, 2014

Putin Strengthening China-Russia Ties for Renewable Energy Development

China has encroached so strongly into Russia this year — a shift meant mainly to mollify the U.S. impact on the countries’ economic interests and the world stage — that the dominance...

- September 23, 2014

Kazakhstan Mulls Adding 713 MW of Solar PV Capacity by 2020

The Kazakh government is aiming to add 3,054 MW of new renewable energy capacity by 2020, according to a new federal plan unveiled by state-owned national atomic energy company Kazatomprom....

- 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.

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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