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Lithuanian Energy Institute (LEI) is internationally recognized energy-related research, development and innovation (R&D&I) competence center. LEI is state budgetary institution


Mission of the Institute

to perform energy, thermal, measurement, material engineering and social sciences (energy economy) research;
to create innovative technologies; to perform scientific and applied research, to participate in study processes; to transfer applied research results to industry and business;
to consult governmental, public and private institutions and enterprises on the issues related with Lithuanian sustainable energy development;
to actively participate (together with Higher Education institutions) in preparing specialists for Lithuanian Science and Economy.

Strategic objectives

To perform long-term international level fundamental and applied R&D&I activities, which are necessary for sustainable development of Lithuanian Energy Sector and other Lithuanian economy branches as well as integration into the European energy system and European Research Area;
To cooperate with business, governmental and public entities, to transfer knowledge to technically and commercially beneficial processes and facilities, ensuring development of innovative energy technologies, economy and security of energy sites and systems, efficient usage and energy sources, environmental pollution reduction and climate warming moderation;
To spread scientific knowledge in society, to promote innovation and knowledge based Lithuanian economy development;
To actively participate in EU R&D&I programmes and international projects, expand cooperation with internationally recognised research centers.

R&D&I Directions

I. Thermal physics, gas and liquid dynamics and metrology research;
II. Research of materials, processes and technologies, devoted to use renewable energy sources, to develop hydrogen energy, to efficiently use energy sources and reduce environmental pollution;
III. Safety and reliability research of nuclear and thermal nuclear power engineering and other industrial objects;
IV. Methods of nuclear waste management, also terminating the operation of Ignalina nuclear power plant;
V. Simulation and management of power systems, energy economy.


 


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