Lithuania

In August 2015, AB Šiaulių bankas and the European Investment Bank (EIB) signed a EUR 68 million operational agreement under the JESSICA II fund, for the refurbishment and modernisation of around 350 multi-apartment buildings in Lithuania. In addition, Šiaulių bankas agreed to provide EUR 30 million of own funds for the refurbishment of a further 125 multi-apartment buildings. 
Post date: 17 Aug 2015
Type: News

Under the European Energy Efficiency Directive 2012/27/EU, EU countries should set up an energy efficiency obligation scheme. This scheme requires energy companies to achieve yearly energy savings of 1.5% of annual sales to final consumers.In order to reach this target, companies have to carry out measures which help final consumers improve energy efficiency. This may include improving the heating system in consumers' homes, installing double glazed windows, or better insulating roofs to reduce energy consumption.
Post date: 13 Aug 2015
Type: Publication

360optimi tools help you to identify the life-cycle cost (LCC) of your choice while controlling environmental performance through life-cycle assessment (LCA), both in new construction and renovations. LCA can be used to compare designs, strengthen bids and to achieve credits in certification systems. 
Post date: 3 Jun 2015
Type: Tool

New analysis by the Coalition for Energy Savings of national reports on the implementation of the Energy Efficiency Directive (EED) reveals that central governments have not shown leadership in ending the waste of energy in their own buildings. 
Post date: 22 May 2015
Type: News

On April 2015, NIB and the Republic of Lithuania signed a loan agreement, totalling EUR 100 million, with a maturity of 20 years, to improve energy efficiency in public and residential buildings.The long-term loan will finance the renovation of apartment buildings with a total surface area of 4 million square metres and 49 public buildings, mainly hospitals, health centres and community centres. 
Post date: 15 May 2015
Type: News

The Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) and the Republic of Lithuania have signed a loan agreement, totalling EUR 100 million, with a maturity of 20 years, to improve energy efficiency in public and residential buildings. The long-term loan will finance the renovation of apartment buildings with a total surface area of 4 million square meters and 49 public buildings, mainly hospitals, health centers and community centers.  
Post date: 15 May 2015
Type: Link

Tęsdami glaudų bendradarbiavimą, Lietuva ir Europos investicijų bankas (EIB) pasirašė sutartį dėl “Jessica II” fondo steigimo ir dėl 1,3 mlrd. eurų paskolos 2014–2020 m. JESSICA II fondasŠiandien pasirašyta sutartimi EIB taps JESSICA II fondo valdytoju ir paskirstys 150 mln. eurų  2014-2020 Europos Sąjungos fondų lėšų, skirtų Lietuvos Vyriausybės patvirtintos Daugiabučių modernizavimo programos vykdymui – svarbiam ir tarptautinio pripažinimo sulaukusiam Vyriausybės prioritetui, kurį įgyvendina ir valstybė, ir savivaldybės. 
Post date: 13 May 2015
Type: News

 On 7 May 2015, Lithuania and European Investment Bank (EIB) established JESSICA II fund. Furthermore, they signed an agreement on a EUR 1,3 billion loan facility. JESSICA II agreementThrough the signed deal, some EUR 150 million from the 2014-2020 EU Structural and Investment Funds will be made available to the Lithuanian government's “Multi-apartment Building Modernisation Programme” - a key Government priority with national and municipal support, and international recognition. Co-financing loan
Post date: 13 May 2015
Type: News

Individual EU Member States are to follow distinctive paths in meeting their obligations under the Renewable Energy Directive (including their legally binding 2020 targets) in accordance with their different available resources and their own unique energy markets. Their national renewable energy (RES) action plans map out these distinctive paths, covering:
Post date: 3 May 2015
Type: Link

Article 2 of the EPBD recast defines a nearly zero-energy building as “a building that has a very high energy performance, as determined in accordance with Annex I [of the Directive]. The nearly zero or very low amount of energy required should be covered to a very significant extent by energy from renewable sources, including energy from renewable sources produced on-site or nearby”.
Post date: 10 Mar 2015
Type: Publication