News & events

2016 june 6

Litgrid’s High-Voltage Lines in an Online Map Database

High-voltage overhead electricity transmission lines have been included in REGIA, an online map database (a regional geoinformational environmental service).
2016 june 1

Litgrid: to maximise benefits of existing infrastructure, action must be taken now

The existing electricity infrastructure not only offers possibilities of power trading, but also creates interdependences among the connected power systems.
2016 may 31

Baltic electricity systems preparing to operate independently

In 2018, the power systems of the three Baltic countries will be briefly disconnected from other countries so that they can attempt to operate in isolation. Testing isolated operation is one of the most important technological steps in preparing the Baltic countries for synchronisation with the Continental European Network.
2016 may 27

Litgrid Group starts the year with growing income and net profit

In the first quarter of 2016, Litgrid Group's profit was EUR 4.9 million, as compared to the profit of EUR 2 million during the same period of the last year. The Group's income during the quarter increased 63% to EUR 40.8 million.
2016 may 13

Invitation to Baltic Power Conference on 1 June

The Baltic Power Conference 2016 is a discussion platform for those involved in electricity sector, and for those in charge of the development of the Baltic Sea region, to discuss the present and the future of the electricity market of the Baltic Sea region. Participants from TSOs, electricity producers, DSOs, suppliers, significant grid users, industry associations, power exchanges, government and ministries, NRAs, academia, policy analysts, and media are welcome.
2016 april 26

Litgrid CEO Daivis Virbickas: the next milestone - synchronisation

NordBalt and LitPol Link – two strategic state projects that Litgrid implemented simultaneously – were undoubtedly the greatest challenges the company had ever met, although today it is clear that these interconnections were only preparation for even greater jobs, says Lithuanian electricity transmission system operator Litgrid CEO Daivis Virbickas. According to Mr Virbickas, the company has already focused its attention on another ambitious goal – synchronisation of the power system with the Continental European grid. On 27 April, Litgrid will present the key accomplishments of the past year as well as the work that is in store at its annual report event.
2016 april 25

Information about ENTSO-E public consultations

European Network of Transmission System Operators for Electricity ENTSO-E has started public consultation.
2016 april 15

Cause of NordBalt disruption being determined

On 14 April, power transmission via the NordBalt power interconnection between Lithuania and Sweden was disrupted. The reasons behind the interconnection failure are currently being determined; repair will begin once the cause and location are established.
2016 april 7

NordBalt’s testing goes as planned

Since the start of its trial operations the NordBalt power interconnection between Lithuania and Sweden disrupted three times due to malfunction. 
2016 march 30

Litgrid develops a study on power flow restriction from Ostrovets power plant

The Lithuanian electricity transmission system operator Litgrid is examining technical measures to restrict the flow of electricity generated at the Ostrovets nuclear power plant to Lithuania. The advantages and disadvantages of these measures will be assessed in a study which is developed in cooperation with the scientists of Kaunas University of Technology (KTU). 
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