On the 20 September 2018 in Brussels the meeting ‘Civil society and municipalities: building sustainability through collaboration’ took place. Welcoming remarks were introduced by Peter Schmidt, President of the Sustainable Development Observatory, EESC member. Meeting included 4 breakout sessions running in parallel dedicated to creating impactful collaboration between citizens and municipalities: (1) Taking a systemic […]

CEESEN is participating in the civil society actions at European ...

The WindEnergy Hamburg expo will bring 1400 exhibitors from over 100 countries, while the WindEurope Conference will host more than 500 expert speakers and presenters  From 25 to 28 September the world´s largest wind industry event, the Global Wind Summit will take place at the Hamburg Messe fair site. Comprising the world’s leading wind industry expo […]

Global Wind Summit: World’s Biggest Wind Industry Gathering

Photo: Screenshot from https://www.imp.gda.pl/ee_cities/en/index.html The Baltic Sea Conference “Energy Efficient Cities” How to set the ball rolling? will be held 17th & 18th of October 2018, in Gdynia (Poland). The conference is arranged in the framework of two Interreg Baltic Sea Region projects “ACT NOW!” and “LowTEMP” which are focusing on new concepts and solutions to […]

The Baltic Sea Conference “Energy Efficient Cities”

Governments are unprepared for a crucial climate change meeting in Poland later this year aimed at ensuring the full implementation of the 2015 Paris Agreement, Fiji Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama said on Tuesday (4 September) at the opening of climate talks in Bangkok. The talks in the Thai capital come ahead of a gathering in […]

Governments ‘not ready’ for Katowice COP24

Energy The energy supply analysis under the Macedonian Green Growth study aims to assess opportunities available for Macedonia’s energy production to shift towards a greener energy supply. An energy supply optimization model, MARKAL, was used to determine the optimal mix of various energy resources to meet projected energy demand consistent with resource, technological and other […]


Stronger wind or higher rainfall – that is enough to keep hundreds or even thousands of Lithuanians without electricity. This is an increasingly recurring situation, especially well-known for people in rural and wooded areas. The reason is simple: it is most likely that falling trees or branches will damage overhead electricity lines in such areas. […]

Lessons from Natural Disasters: Overhead Power Lines Changed by Underground ...

Lithuanian Ministry of Energy becomes the first of a kind partner within InnoEnergy’s network – Europe’s largest sustainable energy accelerator. Strengthening ties aims to connect local ecosystem with best European innovators and provide better access to international network of investors, experts, corporations and customers. Lithuanian Minister of Energy Žygimantas Vaičiūnas and InnoEnergy Central Europe CEO […]

Lithuania has joined the largest energy innovation network in Europe

Final Energy in the CEE regions per sector The analysis of the final energy consumption of selected CEE regions showed that the household sector presents the largest energy consuming sector with 30-50 % of the regions final energy consumption. The transport sector makes a close second place with 15-40 %. The remaining sectors give a […]

CEE Energy Update

On 10th of August, the Ministry of Energy of Lithuania submitted a draft Law on Energy from Renewable Sources (RES) to the Government whereby a new support model is suggested for encouraging power plants to generate energy from RES. This will enable further development of renewable energy which is one of the key goals of […]

Lithuanian Government to Consider a New Model for Development of ...