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Sekmokas presents Lithuania’s energy achievements to ambassadors

Petras Vaida, BC, Vilnius, 02.07.2012.Print version
In less than 3 years Lithuania managed not only to adopt EU energy policy rules, but also to successfully adapt them while seeking main purpose of the country – to become a fully-fledged member of European energy market, said Lithuanian Minister of Energy Arvydas Sekmokas June 29 to foreign ambassadors in Vilnius.

"These decisions are historical: from being isolated and energy-dependent state Lithuania is becoming a member of European energy infrastructure. This means that now we are participants of the creation of transparent and competitive European energy market," said the minister of energy. He presented Lithuania's progress while implementing strategic energy projects to the ambassadors of EU and NATO countries, writes LETA/ELTA.

 

Visaginas nuclear power plant, a liquefied natural gas terminal in Klaipeda, the power interconnections with Poland and Scandinavia, the energy network integration into European power systems – these major projects will be essential Lithuania's contribution to the creation of the common European energy market.

 

"These projects will provide security of energy supply, competitive prices and economic benefit to the consumers," said Sekmokas.






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