In 2016, the final electricity consumption in Lithuania totalled 10.47 kilowatt hours (or 10.47 terawatt hours, TWh). A record growth in the consumption was observed last year: residents, businesses, agriculture and transport used 4.5% more electricity compared to 2015. The growth rate in agriculture was as high as 8.4%, service sector 5.7%, residents 4.3%, and transport sector 4%. The lowest year-on-year growth rate (3.5%) was recorded in the industrial sector, Litgrid press office reported. […]
Darius Degutis, Lithuania’s ambassador-at-large coordinating the country’s position and steps regarding the Astravyets Nuclear Power Plant under construction in Belarus, says that his key mission is to achieve that the plant is built safely or its construction is stopped completely, and to show the real situation in Astravyets to EU partners. […]
Already prior to the Seimas elections, the leaders of the new government promised to “reset” Lithuanian-Polish relations. Both Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis and the Seimas have rhetorically committed to this a number of times. On […]
The maintenance works of the LitPol Link interconnection were accomplished on Saturday afternoon. It was the first annual disconnection of the power link with Poland for the maintenance. After the works were performed, the interconnection was again put into operation on September 18, Litgrid communications department informed. […]
A representative of the Polish power transmission operator PSE has dismissed criticism about limiting of the Lithuania-Poland electricity link and the statements about Poland impeding the synchronization of the Baltic power networks with Western Europe.
On Thursday, the NordBalt electrical connections between Lithuania and Sweden shut down for the fourth time this year. The price of electricity for the next day shot up by 49.06%. The cause of the NordBalt […]
On Thursday, 17 December, Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė will travel to Brussels to attend a European Council meeting and discuss additional measures to manage the migration crisis, including the setting up of a European Border and Coast Guard. European leaders will also exchange views on how to strengthen the EU’s energy union and will address EU reforms proposed by the United Kingdom, the presidency said. […]