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Lithuania's Litgrid calls tenders for key synchronization lines with Latvia, Kaliningrad

BC, Vilnius, 03.07.2020.Print version
Lithuania's power transmission system operator Litgrid has called reconstruction tenders for power lines with Latvia and Kaliningrad, key for the synchronization of the Baltic power grinds with that of continental Europe, informed LETA/BNS.

The tenders cover design and contract work related to the reconstruction of the 330kV power transmision lines Klaipeda-Gobine and Jurbarkas-Bitenai.

During the tender, Litgrid will procure technical project preparation and contacted services.

The reconstruction of these lines is necessary to from new Darbenai-Bitenai and Kruonis PSP lines. They will bolster the transmission network in Western Europe and ensure reliable operation following the laying of the undersea cable Harmony Link, connecting Lithuanian to Poland, and disconnection from the Kaliningrad power transmission system.

Synchronization is the key energy security project for the Baltic states, worth up to 1.65 bn euros. The project is scheduled to be completed by 2025.

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