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Type of publication: research article
Type of publication (PDB): Straipsnis kitose duomenų bazėse / Article in other databases (S4)
Field of Science: Aplinkos inžinerija / Environmental engineering (T004)
Author(s): Jatautas, Jaunius;Kasiulis, Egidijus
Title: The effect of legislation on hydropower development : case study of Lithuania
Is part of: Investment management and financial innovations. Sumy : Business Perspectives, Vol. 13, iss. 2 (2016)
Extent: p. 300-309
Date: 2016
Keywords: Hydropower development;Environmental impact;Environmental policy;Non-harmonized legislation;Lithuania
Abstract: The article analyzes the effect of the Lithuanian legislation on hydropower development via the document content analysis and comparative analysis of legislation and scientific literature. The main focus of the article is on assessing the hydropower potential in line with the environmental legislation and establishing the possible development priorities. Effective legislative activity and energy sector management stimulate the production and consumption of electricity from renewable energy (RE) sources, which serve as an alternative to organic fuel, while in Lithuania, nonharmonized legislation creates barriers for effective and socially beneficial use of hydropower. The environmental policy in Lithuania is one of the most rigorous in the European Union. The unconditional prohibition of dam building in ecologically and culturally valuable rivers means that the untapped hydropower potential in Lithuania is only 5%
Affiliation(s): Mykolo Romerio universitetas
Vytauto Didžiojo universitetas
Žemės ūkio akademija
Appears in Collections:Universiteto mokslo publikacijos / University Research Publications

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