Preparations for the second Link with Poland have started
The second power link with Poland that will complement the LitPol Link between Alytus and Ełk already in operation is one of the most important and complicated works in the preparations for the operation of the Baltic States’ power systems within synchronous grid of Continental Europe. Both Lithuania and Poland are considering the options of the new line’s route.
Painting exhibition “The Light Factor” opens in Alytus
The painting exhibition “The Light Factor” will be opened on 15 September, at 3:00 p.m., in Jurgis Kunčinas Library in Alytus. The exhibition, covering the theme of light, is the result of the joint open-air workshop of young artists from Lithuania and Poland. Paintings will be introduced by the organisers of the open-air workshop.
Second Lithuanian-Polish power link feasibility to be assessed
A second power interconnection linking Lithuania with Poland is planned to be built as the Baltic States are preparing for the synchronisation of their electricity systems with the networks of continental Europe. This week the Lithuanian electricity transmission system operator Litgrid announced a public procurement to develop a feasibility study on the future power interconnection route.
LitPol Link capacity tests successful
Today for the first time in history 60 megawatts of electricity was transmitted from Lithuania to Poland through LitPol Link. This test, as well as other scheduled tests of the new interconnection aim to check whether it is fully prepared to transmit electricity in both directions between Poland and Lithuania.
LitPol Link power line energized for the first time
For the first time electricity flowed through the wires of Lithuanian-Polish interconnection LitPol Link. These first tests of power line stretching from Elk to Alytus aimed to check whether the line is ready for power transmission.
Power interconnection LitPol Link has crossed the border and is approaching completion
The border crossing part of the power bridge between Poland and Lithuania has been completed. Wires were successfully stretched between the 400kV overhead line pylons located at the opposite sides of the border. The LitPol Link power interconnection works are approaching completion, the link will be operational in three months.
LitPol Link project is close to completion, power link will start to work in 99 days
Builders of power bridge between Poland and Lithuania have started counting the last 100 days to project’s completion. Today, on 24th of September, progress of “LitPol Link” was assessed by the Minister of Energy Rokas Masiulis. After visiting construction sites minister has concluded that this important connection will be finished on time.
LitPol Link building bridges and creating positive energy between Poland and Lithuania
An international open air artistic workshop "Light Factor" for students of Łódź University of Technology (Poland) and Vilnius Academy of Arts (Lithuania) was finished with a great success. The workshop was concluded by an international debate on Poland-Lithuanian cooperation, culture and geopolitics in which participated art students, university professors, politicians and local community representatives both from Poland and Lithuania, titled: “Building bridges and creating positive energy between Poland and Lithuania through the collaboration of artistic communities, business organizations and local authorities”.
Litgrid CEO: LitPol Link to increase the competitiveness of the region
Common Lithuanian-Polish energy sector projects will benefit not only the two countries, but the entire region by contributing to better security of supply and deeper integration of energy markets. Such vision is shared by Litgrid CEO Daivis Virbickas in Krynica Economic Forum.
Reconstruction of the 330 kV switchyard – the gate of LitPol Link - completed
One of the key components of the electricity interconnection with Poland LitPol Link - the 330 kV switchyard at the Alytus transformer substation was completed in the beginning of September. As soon as LitPol Link starts operating, the switchyard will become the crossroad of the power flows between Lithuania and Poland.
Works on Poland – Lithuania connection are continued on overhead line track in Lithuania
Works on connection Poland – Lithuania continue on overhead line track in Lithuania. Foundations of thirty pylons will be re-designed and changed. The most intensive works on Poland – Lithuania connection are currently carried out on a different part of the connection –Back-to-Back converter station, where equipment is being installed.
LitPol Link MoU Brings Polish – Lithuanian Energy Trading a Step Closer
20 April 2015 a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed to agree on common power trading principles for the LitPol Link, the new Lithuania-Poland power interconnection planned to open in the end of 2015.
LitPol Link power bridge will be delivered on schedule
The construction of the European priority project, the high voltage power interconnection LitPol Link between Poland and Lithuania is progressing according to the planned timeline. Scheduled to be finished in December 2015, the interconnection aims to close off the so-called Baltic Ring, a network of power connections surrounding the Baltic Sea region, and eliminate the existing “energy islands” in the internal European Union electricity markets. The three Baltic countries - Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia - will be connected to a Continental Europe power grid.
The last contract signed in the framework of LitPol Link interconnection project
The Lithuanian electricity transmission system operator Litgrid and A. Žilinskio ir Ko UAB, a company engaged in the design and construction of infrastructure objects, today signed the final contract as part of the strategic project of building the LitPol Link power interconnection between Lithuania and Poland.