OREANDA-NEWS. The Baltic countries will not buy electricity from Belarus after the launch of the Belarusian nuclear power plant located in the city of Astravyets (Grodno Region). The agreement was reached by the state departments responsible for the energy sector.

This was announced by the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications of Estonia. “According to the agreement, trade in electricity with Belarus will stop after the launch of a nuclear power plant there, and for this a system of certificates of origin of electricity will be introduced,” the message published on the website of the agency says.

It is also known that electricity trade in the Russian–Latvian section will continue in a reduced volume; for this purpose, the residual capacity from the trade between the Baltic countries will be used. The volume of trade between Kaliningrad and Lithuania will remain the same, the Ministry informed.