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The synchronisation of the Baltic states with continental Europe in 2025 creates the need for balancing reserve capacity. In the opinion of AS Augstsprieguma tīkls (AST), to ensure the availability of reserves, it is necessary to purchase electricity storage facilities, the acquisition of which was approved by the Cabinet of…

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From Wednesday (15.09.2021), Litgrid applies a new methodology for calculating transmission capacity on the Belarusian-Lithuanian border, which reduces the opportunities for electricity sales from Russia. Exact amount of reduced capacity for trade with Russia cannot be indicated due to unpredictability of value for the total…

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The Transmission System Operators - Latvian AS Augstsprieguma tīkls (AST) and Estonian Elering AS, in scope of the ELWIND project, together with an Estonian consultant Skepast & Puhkim OÜ will carry out an in-depth study of possible onshore land line corridors towards the planned offshore wind park sites which have been…

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Last year, in Latvia, only 5.8% of the total electricity sold received a guarantee of origin that energy was produced from renewable energy sources or in a highly efficient cogeneration process, while only 15.1% of the electricity without guarantee of origin was actually of “green” origin, 66.7% was produced from fossil…

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Today the Prime Ministers of Latvia and Estonia, Krišjānis Kariņš and Kaja Kallas, solemnly opened the 330 kV electricity transmission line "Estonia-Latvia 3rd Interconnection" built by the electricity transmission system operators of two countries' AS Augstsprieguma tīkls (AST) and Elering. The new interconnector has been…

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On the 25th of Aug 10.00 CET The Prime Ministers of Estonia and Latvia Kaja Kallas and Krišjānis Kariņš will officially open the 330 kV power line "Estonia-Latvia 3 interconnection" built by the electricity transmission system operators AS Augstsprieguma tīkls (AST) and Elering at the Kilingi-Nemme substation in Estonia. Get…

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