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Floating solar reaches new territories

In Cambodia, Singapore’s Cleantech is building a 10 MW solar plant including a 2.7 MW floating section, and in Lithuania, state-owned utility Lietuvos Energija is deploying a floating plant at the Kruonis pumped storage hydroelectric power plant.


Valoe and Solitek join forces to produce IBC cells in Lithuania

The Finnish PV equipment provider and the Lithuanian PV panel maker will manufacture IBC solar cells at Solitek’s factory in Vilnius with an initial production capacity of 60 MW.

Baltic’s largest PV rooftop inaugurated

The region’s largest rooftop solar system has been mounted on a plastics factory in Lithuania. The 1.4 MW site’s inauguration was attended by 100 high-level guests from the nation’s business community.


EU clean energy transition receives an €800 million boost

The funds will come from the Connecting Europe Facility. Around €504 million will be used for electricity infrastructure and smart grids and another €286 million will be devoted to gas. The remaining €9 million will be allocated to studies on the development of carbon dioxide transport infrastructure.

Scientists propose new recipes for perovskite cell

Researchers from Kaunas University of Technology in Lithuania, working with the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, have found an additive commonly used to improve performance in perovskite solar cells speeds up degradation of the material.


Lithuanian utility aims for 1.2 GW of PV

Utility-scale PV is part of the state-run company’s new strategy to raise renewable power production. Lietuvos Energija wants 3 GW of renewable assets in Lithuania and abroad by 2030

Solitek to expand cell and module capacity

The Lithuania-based manufacturer aims to increase cell capacity at its factory in Vilnius from 80 MW to 180 MW, and to open a new 60 MW module assembly factory in the Ukraine.


Lithuania raises net metering size limit for businesses and farmers

Prior to the introduction of the new provisions, only public institutions were entitled to install PV systems between 10 and 100 kW. The 10 kW limit will remain for private citizens, however.


Lithuania’s new energy strategy bets on wind and prosumers

Although the country’s new national energy independence strategy says wind will represent 65% of its total renewable energy share by 2050, the number of households that self-generate their power (predominantly from solar) is expected to increase from 34,000 in 2020, to 500,000 in 2030.

Test operation of solar glas façade completed succesfully

A façade including 75 glass-glass module with a total output of 15 Kw had been installed on a surface area of an office building in Lithuania. After six months of test operation the involved companies expect that the system’s yield could be up to 800 kWh/kW.

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