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On 9 October, Rokas Baliukovas undertook his duties as the Vice-Minister of Energy. Baliukovas previously worked as the Head of the Department of Energy of Vilnius Gediminas Technical University.

On 5–6 October, the Minister of Energy Rokas Masiulis attended the Informal Energy Council held in Milan within the framework of the Italian Presidency of the EU. A report of the Presidency on short, medium and long-term measures to strengthen EU energy security as well as the main challenges to the completion of the EU internal energy market were presented during the meeting. Issues of energy efficiency and the 2030 climate and energy policy strategy were discussed as well.
On 2 October, Aleksandras Spruogis was newly appointed as the Vice-Minister of Energy. Spruogis held the position of the Vice-Minister of Energy in the team of the former Minister of Energy Jaroslav Neverovič as well.

On 19 August 2014, the Polish and Lithuanian natural gas transmission systems operators GAZ-SYSTEM S.A. and AB Amber Grid submitted joint applications to the Innovation & Networks Executive Agency  (INEA) for  the co-financing of the project  Gas Interconnection Poland – Lithuania (GIPL) from Connecting Europe Facility  (CEF).

On 31 July, the Minister of Energy Jaroslav Neverovič visited Latvia where he met with the Latvian Minister of Economy Vjačeslavs Dombrovskis and visited Inčukalns underground natural gas storage facility. During the bilateral ministerial meeting, the topics of strategic energy projects, regional electricity and gas market news, progress of the implementation of the European Union Third Energy Package in Lithuania and Latvia were discussed.
Today, on 30 July, the Ministry of Energy and a Strategic Investor of a new nuclear power plant in Lithuania, Hitachi Ltd., signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for joint actions in the preparation for the establishment of an interim Project Company (i-PCO). After signing the MoU, the parties are now considering further steps in the preparatory works for establishing the i-PCO.