Uzbekistan: electricity imports from Turkmenistan temporarily reduced

Turkmenistan’s electricity exports to Uzbekistan decreased 13-fold on February 21, Uzbekistan National Power Networks LLC reported. On February 21, an accident occurred in the power system of Turkmenistan between the substations “Mary” and “Serdar”. As a result, electricity supplies from Turkmenistan fell from 780 megawatts to 60 megawatts. Due to the malfunction of the power…

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Ukraine: agricultural products imports from EU accounting for over 50% of food imports in 2019

Ukraine’s agricultural products imports from the European Union in 2019 were estimated at $3.13 billion, which accounted for more than 50% of the country’s food imports in monetary terms. “Shipments from Europe in monetary terms grew from $2.695 billion in 2018 to $3.133 billion in 2019. For the first time over Ukraine’s independence, the share…

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Lithuania: five cities to acquire electric buses

Lithuania’s authorities are considering providing another 30 million euros in EU money to Vilnius, Kaunas, Klaipeda, Panevezys and Siauliai to help them purchase electric buses. If the Cabinet gives the go-ahead, the money will be allocated from the already-provided European Regional Development Fund. Some 22.9 million euros were spent on environment-friendly buses in 2018 and…

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