RIGA - Climate and Energy Minister Raimonds Cudars (New Unity) will be visiting Lithuania this Thursday and Friday to meet with Lithuanian Energy Minister Dainius Kreivys, LETA was told at the Climate and Energy Ministry.
The meeting of the two energy ministers is expected to focus on the Baltic states' path to their power grids' synchronization with continental Europe.
The Latvian delegation is also scheduled to visit Energy Cells, a Lithuanian park of energy storage facilities, which is the country's largest project aimed at promoting energy independence. Latvia's representatives will meet with Energy Cells CEO Rimvydas Stilinis and visit Kruonis Pumped Storage Plant.
The Latvian delegation going to Lithuania includes Climate and Energy Ministry State Secretary Liga Kurevska, her deputy for energy matters Liga Rozentale, Ilze Pruse, head of the Climate and Energy Ministry's Strategic Coordination Department, and Santa Kruze, deputy head of the Latvian Embassy in Lithuania.
In 2019, the Baltic states concluded an agreement on the desynchronization or disconnection from Russia's power networks and synchronization with continental Europe by the end of 2025. Considering the current geopolitical situation, the Baltic states are working together to complete the desynchronization process as soon as possible.