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On 19 and 20 March, Augstsprieguma tīkls joined the PCI Energy Days conference and exhibition devoted to energy infrastructure projects and organised by the European Commission (EC) in Brussels; in it, AS ‘Augstsprieguma tīkls’ presented its ‘Third Latvia/Estonia interconnection’ project.

The PCI Energy Days…

Development

Today in Brussels, the three Baltic power transmission system operators – Estonia’s AS Elering, Latvia’s AS Augstsprieguma Tīkls (AST) and Lithuania’s Litgrid AB – signed a grant agreement with the European Innovation and Networks Executive Agency (INEA), according to which 75% (EUR 323 million) co-financing will be assigned…

Market

Over the last four years, the trading capacity between the Baltic and European electricity market has doubled and there has been a growth in cross-border trade, according to data by the Latvian transmission system operator JSC Augstsprieguma tīkls (AST).

"The rapid growth…

News

In the last three years, the capacity of renewable energy sources, such as solar and wind power plants, connected to the European power system has increased twice as fast as in the US, according to the PowerFacts Europe 2019 publication by the European Network of Transmission System Operators for Electricity (ENTSO-E).…

Development

JSC Augstsprieguma tīkls (AST) has commenced the construction of the first stage of the Third Estonian-Latvian 330 kV Interconnection project in Rūjiena and Mazsalaca municipalities of the North Vidzeme region. Currently, concrete casting of the line pylons is underway, with the first pylons expected to be raised in early…

News

Having regard to the announcement by the Russian electricity transmission system operator to conduct an isolated operation test of the Russian electrical grid in Kaliningrad region from 24 May to 26 May 2019, Baltic Electricity Transmission System Operators AS “Augstprieguma tīkls” (Latvia), “Elering” (Estonia) and “Litgrid…

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