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Wind power represented a quarter of domestic Lithuanian electricity production in 2015 with the amount of electricity generated by wind also increasing by over 25% year on year.
Wind powered 25% of Lithuanian domestic electricity in 2015
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In 2015, 3.271 TWh of electricity was produced in Lithuania which was 34.2% of total energy consumption in the country. Wind power plants generated a quarter or 24.6% of the total amount of electricity produced in Lithuania.

Last year Lithuanian wind power plants produced 806.3 GWh of electricity which represented an increase of 26.7% on 2014. In 2014 wind energy’s share of total domestic production was 21.4%.

In 2015 the total consumption of electricity in Lithuania was 9.559 TWh. Wind power plants supplied 8.4% of total demand in the country.

Lithuania now operates 21 wind farms and 125 individual wind turbines. The total installed wind power capacity is 432 MW.

LRT

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