News & events

2016 september 1

How autumn affects daily routine of power engineers

With the autumn approaching, the daily activities of the specialists who work for the electricity transmission system operator Litgrid are also affected by changing weather patterns and birds leaving their summer habitats. Birds preparing to head south and gathering around power lines in large numbers may cause a short-term power outage.
2016 august 29

Litgrid aims to optimize renewable energy management

In 2015, renewable energy made up 16% of all electricity generated in the country. Renewable energy generators are connected to the electricity system through high and medium voltage power networks. The purchase, administration and balancing of electricity generated by renewable energy sources as well as the management of other system services is shared by various institutions. The Lithuanian electricity transmission system operator Litgrid says that a modern centralized management of renewable energy would be more effective and provide added value to power consumers. 
2016 august 25

Litgrid Group reports net profit growth

Results of Litgrid Group for the first six months of 2016 reflect among other things the impact of the new power interconnections. 
2016 august 11

New wind farm connected to the grid

Litgrid has connected 24-turbines wind farm to the transmission grid in Šilutė district. The first megawatts from the new 60 MW wind farm have already reached the grid and its customers.
2016 august 5

First digital transformer substation activated in Lithuania

A digital high-voltage transformer substation, the first of its kind in the Baltic countries, was connected to Lithuanian power system. The substation is Lithuanian electricity transmission system operator’s Litgrid pilot project, aimed at assessing the benefits of digital substations for the power system. 
2016 august 3

Environmentalists to work on LitPol Link route

This autumn nature protection specialists will start working on the route of Lithuanian-Polish interconnection LitPol Link. The environmental impact of the link will be monitored in Alytus and Lazdijai districts in the course of three years. This week Litgrid, the power link operator, published a notice of public procurement to select specialists for the provision of the environmental monitoring services.
2016 july 29

New Board of Litgrid elected

On 29 July a new board of Litgrid was elected in a general extraordinary meeting of shareholders. The new board consists of five members: two nominated from Litgrid, two from its holding company EPSO-G and one elected as an independent member of the board.
2016 july 22

Second Lithuanian-Polish power link feasibility to be assessed

A second power interconnection linking Lithuania with Poland is planned to be built as the Baltic States are preparing for the synchronisation of their electricity systems with the networks of continental Europe. This week the Lithuanian electricity transmission system operator Litgrid announced a public procurement to develop a feasibility study on the future power interconnection route.
2016 july 8

The first half year with new power links: more security and lower prices

Over the first six months this year the electricity price at the Nord Pool Lithuanian bidding area fell 4 per cent compared to the same period last year. The average electricity price was 36.2 EUR/MWh. 
2016 july 4

Litgrid’s Warning in the Ten-Year Plan: Electricity Generation Is Moving Away from Lithuania

Litgrid, the electricity transmission system operator, has prepared and submitted to the National Commission on Prices and Energy Control a ten-year grid development plan for 2016-2025.
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