Green Genius Solar Power Plant In Lithuania (1)

Pioneering a new model for renewables in the Baltics

In Lithuania, our local brewery, Švyturys-Utenos Alus, is going beyond with a new power purchase agreement (PPA) increasing the country’s renewable capacity.

Utena, Lithuania. At our Lithuanian brewery, Švyturys-Utenos Alus, we are now going beyond with a new Energy-as-a-Service power purchase agreement (PPA). The agreement is the first of its kind in Lithuania and in the Baltics more broadly.

Švyturys-Utenos Alus has partnered up with Green Genius to install an additional 3,500 solar panels on the brewery’s rooftop bringing the total solar capacity of the site to 1.5 megawatt. An accompanying 2 MW battery storage system will enable excess energy to be stored and used when needed. 


“I believe that our example will encourage other Lithuanian businesses to take similar actions, because by investing in new green energy capacities we are not only getting involved in the green transformation but also taking care of Lithuania's energy security, which, as the events of recent years show, is extremely important."

 Rolandas Viršilas, CEO, Švyturys-Utenos Alus



In the second stage of the project, Green Genius will develop a new 5 megawatt solar plant off site that we can draw electricity from – also backed by battery storage.

With the accompanying battery storage system, we will enable excess electricity generated to be stored and used when needed, for example, at night when the solar panels do not generate power. 


It will be the first autonomous green electricity solution for industrial users in the Baltic States. Therefore, we see this project as an essential milestone towards sustainability and energy independence in the region.”

– Ruslanas Sklepovicius, CEO, Green Genius

The brewery already sources 100% of its electricity from renewable energy sources through a combination of on-site solar and certified renewable power from the grid. However, once completed, this pioneering PPA will supply all of the brewery’s electricity needs from locally produced solar energy.

The PPA supports our global commitment for all our renewable electricity to come from new assets by 2030.

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