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According to the Development plan for the Latvian electric power system submitted for approval to the Public Utilities Commission (Regulator), within the period between 2020 and 2029, the Latvian electric power transmission system operator AS "Augstsprieguma tīkls" (AST) plans to invest 413 million euros in its own…


On Thursday, 20 June, in Brussels, Latvian Prime Minister Krišjānis Kariņš, together with the Prime Ministers of Lithuania, Estonia and Poland, as well as the President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker and the Vice-President of the European Commission for Energy Maroš Šefčovič, signed a political roadmap for…


AS "Augstsprieguma tīkls" (AST) got the highest Platinum Award of the Sustainability Index managed by the Corporate Sustainability and Responsibility Institute for the first time, demonstrating compliance of its corporate responsibility level with the strictest of standards, and showing that the company cares about the…


XBID, the Single Intraday Coupling (SIDC) solution, is one year old today! Since the successful go-live on the 12th/13th June 2018 over 16 million trades have been executed. Expansion of the SIDC into seven further countries is expected in Quarter 4 2019.

The SIDC parties are pleased to recognise a successful first…


Representatives of the Innovation and Networks Executive Agency (INEA) visited Latvia on 4 and 5 June, and praised the work already completed by AS "Augstsprieguma tīkls" (AST) using the funding provided by the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF), and building the co-financed infrastructure.

INEA representatives…


The regulators of Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia and Poland, who monitor the energy sector, have signed a memorandum of cooperation to support the synchronisation process of the electricity system of the Baltic States with continental Europe.

The Memorandum sets out the process on how the regulatory authorities of Latvia…


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