Lithuania's new energy strategy: NordBalt2 in 2025, halt of Visaginas N-plant project

The Lithuanian and Swedish electricity markets should be connected by the second interconnection, NordBalt 2, by 2025, while the Visaginas Nuclear Power Plant project should be frozen, suggests a new energy strategy worked out by the outgoing Lithuanian Energy Ministry and presented by Minister Rokas Masiulis on Tuesday
At the opening ceremony of the grids to Sweden "Nord Balt" and to Poland "LitPol Link" in Vilnius
© DELFI / Karolina Pansevič

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