Policy status:In Force
Date Effective:2012
Policy Type:Policy Support>Strategic planning
Policy Target:Multi-Sectoral Policy
Agency:The Ministry of Energy
Legal References:Resolution on the Approval of the National Energy Independence Strategy of 26 June 2012 No. XI-2133

The main goal of the Strategy is to ensure Lithuania’s energy independence before the year 2020 by strengthening Lithuanian’s energy security and competitiveness.

The following main programmes and plans are prepared, setting the particular measures for the implementation of energy sector targets: District Heating Development Guidelines, the Energy Efficiency Action Plan, and the National Renewable Energy Resources Development Strategy adopted on 21 June 2010 by the Government Resolution No 789 of the Republic of Lithuania.

Improvement of energy efficiency through increase of cogeneration is among the targets set in the National Energy Independence Strategy.

Besides the main objectives set until 2020, in the currently valid Energy independence strategy the energy sector development guidelines for 2030 and 2050 are set. However, there is no quantitative targets for RES, EE but the guidelines for 2030 are the following:

  • in 2020–2030 in the country energy efficiency will increase by 1.3 % per year;
  • RES share will continue to increase in the final energy balance;
This record supersedes:National Energy Strategy

year effective: 2012 (June 26th)

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