OREANDA-NEWS. On October 28, 2008 Lietuvos Energija issued terms of reference for construction of double-circuit 330 kV electricity transmission overhead line Alytus – Kruonis for the following works: line’s environmental impact assessment, preparation of technical design, preparation (modification) of detailed plans, reported the press-centre of Lietuvos Energija.

Based on these terms of reference the procedures for preparatory works of the project are to begin in short order. Subsequent to the preparatory works, a tender for the performance of line construction Alytus – Kruonis will be launched.

“A special care will be given to the preparation of electricity transmission grids, preparation of technical premises while implementing the project of interconnection with Poland", - says Mr.Darius Masionis, CEO of Lietuvos Energija and Deputy Chairman of Supervisory Board of LitPolLink. According to him, it is necessary to timely reinforce the transmission grid in the southern part of Lithuania in order to ensure reliable operation of the interconnection with Poland.

The total project value of construction of 330 kV double-circuit overhead electricity line Alytus-Kruonis is estimated at LTL 94 million. The project is to be completed in 2014.

Lietuvos Energija AB is a subsidiary of the national investment company LEO LT AB, which performs functions of electricity transmission grid (110-330 kV voltage) owner, system operator and market operator.