OREANDA-NEWS. On May 13, 2008 in Prague a meeting of CEOs of Baltic transmission system operators and Union for the Co-ordination of Transmission of Electricity (UCTE) is being held with an aim to discuss further actions of synchronous connection of Baltic power systems and UCTE, reported the press-centre of Lietuvos Energija.

According to Mr.Vladas Paskevicius, Power System Director of Lietuvos Energija AB, the meeting has been initiated by transmission system operators of Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia.  

“We have performed all tasks fulfilling the requirements of UCTE – submitted an application of connection for synchronous operation, a detailed description of Baltic power system and technical data, and hence we proposed for UCTE to hold a meeting and discuss further cooperation steps”, - says Mr.Vladas Paskevicius.

On June 11, 2007, Lithuanian, Latvian and Estonian Prime ministers signed a communique, obliging Baltic transmission system operators to perform a feasibility study of interconnection of Baltic power systems with UCTE for synchronous operation.
The interconnection of the power system with UCTE for synchronous operation is a part of the National energy strategy.