Grybauskaite does not regret the closing of the Ignalina NPP

  • 2009-10-27
  • TBT staff and wire reports

The facility of Ignalina NPP

TheLithuanian president Dalia Grybauskaite doesnot regret the fact, that the last power-generating unit of theIgnalina NPP will close in two month. In her opinion, the leap of theprices on electrical energy will not happen. The president is notthreatened by the future construction of the Nuclear Power Plant inthe Kaliningrad Region.

"The primecost of the juice on Ignalina is 6-7 Lithuanian cents (2 euro cents),then the sales price of it is 35 cents (9 euro cents). This is whatwe call a dictate of the monopoly. Our whole economy is paying such aprice. And until there is no energy market in the country, were willbe no difference in keeping or not keeping Ignalina" - saidGrybauskaite.

The president issure, the the leap of the prices on electrical energy is not going tohappen after the closing of the second unit.