Lithuania energy report

This analysis includes a comprehensive Lithuania energy market report and updated datasets. It is derived from the most recent key economic indicators, supply and demand factors, oil and gas pricing trends and major energy issues and developments surrounding the energy industry. The report provides a complete picture of the country situation, dynamics, current issues and future prospects. With 2018 market data and continuous follow-up of markets news, this report brings clear and concise insights with which to tackle national energy challenges and opportunities. Browse the tabs below for a detailed table of contents, the list of graphs and tables, and details on the data files.

Lithuania energy report
December 2019

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  • Institutions & Energy Policy

    The Ministry of Energy is responsible for the energy sector.

    An Energy Agency was created in 1993 to overcome the difficulties faced by the country in terms of energy: poor energy efficiency, few energy resources and a strong dependence on Russia for its energy supply (90%).

  • Energy Companies


    National gas company Lietuvos Dujos was unbundled in 2013 through the creation of an independent gas transmission company, Amber Grid; two companies dedicated to gas supply (Lietuvos Dujos Tiekimas) and gas distribution (Lietuvos Dujos) were spun off and transferred to Lietuvos Energija in 2014.

  • Energy Supply


    Lithuania imports all its natural gas (2.4 bcm in 2018). The gas is imported from Russia by pipe (1.3 bcm in 2018) and as LNG from Norway (1.1 bcm in 2018).

    A 4 bcm/year floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) was commissioned in Klaipeda in 2014.

  • Energy Prices


    Regulated prices for households are controlled by the National Control Commission for Prices and Energy (VKEKK). Electricity prices more than doubled between 2000 and 2013, but have been declining since then: by 4.5%/year for industry between 2013 and 2018 (8% lower than the EU average in 2018) and by 3.8%/year for households (47% lower than the EU average).

  • Energy Consumption

    Total energy consumption per capita is 2.7 toe, and around 4000 kWh for electricity (2018); those consumption rates are 14% and 28% below the EU average, respectively.


  • Issues & Prospects


    According to Litgrid's forecasts, total electricity consumption should increase by an average 1%/year between 2016 and 2026, reaching 13 TWh. The capacity should decrease by 670 MW to 2.9 GW in 2026. More than 1 GW of thermal power plants should be decommissioned (600 MW at Elektrenai to be stopped in 2023, and nearly 480 MW at three CHP plants).

Table of Contents


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List of Graphs

Below is a list of the Lithuania energy market report graphs:

  • GRAPH 1: CO2-energy emissions (MtCO2)
  • GRAPH 2: Installed electric capacity by source (2018, %)
  • GRAPH 3: Gross power production by source (TWh)
  • GRAPH 4: Power generation by source (2018, %)
  • GRAPH 5: Gasoline & diesel prices (€/l)
  • GRAPH 6: Electricity prices for industry and households (€c/kWh)
  • GRAPH 7: Gas prices for industry and households (€c/kWh GCV)
  • GRAPH 8: Consumption trends by energy source (Mtoe)
  • GRAPH 9: Total consumption market share by energy (2018, %)
  • GRAPH 10: Final consumption market share by sector (2018, %)
  • GRAPH 11: Oil consumption (Mt)
  • GRAPH 12: Oil consumption breakdown by sector (2018, %)
  • GRAPH 13: Electricity consumption (TWh)
  • GRAPH 14: Electricity consumption breakdown by sector (2018,%)
  • GRAPH 15: Natural gas consumption (bcm)
  • GRAPH 16: Gas consumption breakdown by sector (2018, %)
  • GRAPH 17: Coal consumption (Mt)
  • GRAPH 18: Coal consumption breakdown by sector (2018, %)

List of Tables

In the Lithuania energy market report you will find the following tables:

  • Economic Indicators: Annual historical data including population, GDP growth, imports and exports, inflation rate, energy security and efficiency indicators, CO2 emissions.
  • Supply Indicators: Historical data including oil and gas reserves, electric and refining capacity, energy production, power production and external trade. All are detailed by energy source
  • Demand Indicators: Historical data including consumption per inhabitant, consumption trends, total consumption by energy source, final consumption by energy source and sector, and electricity consumption by sector.
  • Energy Balances: Single table displaying the overall energy industry balance per annum, also graphically displayed by energy sub-segment.
  • Infrastructure Projects: Covers power plant projects by energy, technology, status and operator, gas plant projects by status and operator and LNG contracts.

Data (Excel Sheet)

The Lithuania energy market data since 1990 and up to 2018 is included in the Excel file accompanying the Lithuania country report.
It showcases the historical evolution, allowing users to easily work with the data.

Key Data included in the excelsheet:

  • Economic indicators: Annual historical economic indicators, energy security, energy efficiency and CO2 emissions.
  • Supply indicators: Annual historical reserves, capacity, production and external trade (imports(+) exports(-) balance).
  • Demand indicators: Annual historical consumption per capita, consumption trends, total consumption, final consumption (per energy and per sector) and electricity consumption total and per sector.
  • Energy Balance: total and per energy.
  • Lithuania Energy Prices: In addition to the analysis provided on the report we also provided a data set which includes historical details on the Lithuania energy prices for the follow items: price of premium gasoline (taxes incl.), price of diesel (taxes incl.), price of electricity in industry (taxes incl.), price of electricity for households (taxes incl.), price of natural gas in industry (taxes incl.), prices of natural gas for households (taxes incl.), spot price of Brent and CO2 emissions (from fuel combustion).

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