Posts tagged as Litgrid

Belarus nuclear plant resumes generation after 1.5-week outage

Thursday, November 19, 2020

The Astravyets nuclear power plant in Belarus resumed generating electricity in the early hours of Thursday after halting a week and a half ago, Lithuania’s power transmission system operator said. “Litgrid’s System Control Centre recorded, at around 2 a.m. on November 19, data showing electricity being produced at the Astravyets NPP and supplied into the grid,” the operator said. It said the plant was operating at a capacity of around…

Lithuania blocks electricity trade with Belarus as Astravyets nuclear plant goes online

Tuesday, November 3, 2020

Lithuania has halted electricity trade with Belarus after the neighbouring country connected Astravyets nuclear power plant to its energy system on Tuesday. In line with Lithuania’s so-called anti-Astravyets law that bans electricity imports from Belarus once the plant launches production, Litgrid on Tuesday set the capacity for commercial electricity flow from the neighbouring country to zero. “Litgrid set a zero MW capacity for commercial electricity flow from Belarus at 11:38…

Baltic power line disconnects, triggering emergency operations

Monday, June 8, 2020

Lithuania’s electricity grid operator, Litgrid, said a submarine power cable with Sweden disconnected abruptly on Sunday. Emergency supplies were activated in Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia. According to Litgrid, the 400 MW generated by Kruonis hydroelectric storage plant, and 100 MW supplied by Estonia and Latvia each are “enough to satisfy Lithuania’s needs”. An expert team has been established by Litgrid to investigate the reasons for the disruption. NordBalt, the power…

Lithuania, Latvia last week registered region’s highest electricity price

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Lithuania and Latvia last week registered the highest average electricity price in the region, at 63.7 euros per megawatt-hour (MWh), Litgrid said on Monday. The average daily price in Lithuania was 5 percent higher than that in Sweden. “The price difference was due to changes in the structure of flows, with imports from third countries down and imports from Latvia up, and changes in local generation, with wind power production…