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EPSO-G is a state-owned group of energy transmission and exchange companies. The shareholder rights and obligations of EPSO-G holding are implemented by the Ministry of Energy of the Republic of Lithuania. The group consists of a holding company, the transmission system operators managing the infrastructure of electricity and natural gas transmission, the market operators managing natural gas, biofuels and wood exchanges, as well as the company providing the infrastructure maintenance services.
EPSO-G group consists of the holding company EPSO-G, subsidiaries Litgrid, Amber Grid, Baltpool, Tetas, Energy Cells.
The main activity of EPSO-G group is to ensure uninterrupted, stable electricity transmission via high voltage grids and natural gas transportation via high pressure pipelines and efficient management, maintenance and development of these transmission systems. The Group also manages and develops the biofuels, natural gas and wood trade platforms designed to ensure competition in the market of energy resources and roundwood.
All the companies that are part of EPSO-G group are responsible for efficient and timely implementation of the projects of energy transmission and exchange infrastructure contributing to the the goals set in the National Energy Strategy and creating a sustainable long-term value for the shareholder – the State of Lithuania, its people and the economy.
In line with the goals set in the National Energy Independence strategy and in other legal acts, EPSO-G implements strategic tasks of developing the country’s gas and electricity infrastructure, integrates domestic infrastructure into EU energy markets with focus on the Energy Union objectives.
Litgrid is the designated operator of Lithuania's electricity transmission system. The company maintains stable operation of the national power system, controls electricity flows and enables competition in an open domestic electricity market. Litgrid is responsible for integrating national power system into the European power infrastructure and electricity market. The company runs strategic electricity cross-border links NordBalt (Lithuania-Sweden) and LitPol Link (Lithuania-Poland).
The mission of the company: transmitting electricity across European markets, creating value to the society. Litgrid is in charge of high voltage (330 kV and 110 kV grids) lines and transformer substations and switchgears.
Amber Grid is the designated operator of Lithuania’s natural gas transmission system and is in charge of transmission of natural gas via high pressure pipelines to system users. The company operates, maintains and develops the natural gas transmission system. The gas transmission system is comprised of gas transmission pipelines, gas compressor stations, gas metering and distribution stations, cathodic protection installations, as well as data transmission and telecommunications systems.
Customers of Amber Grid are power plants, district heating plants and industrial companies as well as medium sized companies operating in Lithuania and gas supply companies, to which Amber Grid renders natural gas transmission services. The company takes part in the creation of the single gas market in the Baltic region. Amber Grid holds 34 per cent of shares of the Lithuania's natural gas exchange operator GET Baltic.
The company operates gas distribution stations, gas compressor stations and gas transmission pipelines.
Baltpool is the designated operator of the Lithuania's energy exchange assigned to organise and administrate trading systems of solid biofuel products and round wood. It acts as the administrator of public service obligations' (PSO) funds and is in charge of collection, payouts and administration of PSO funds. The mission of Baltpool is to provide efficient and competitive exchange floor to market participants.
Shareholders of Baltpool are the state controlled energy companies EPSO-G and Klaipėdos Nafta.
The main activity of Tetas is construction and repair of engineering networks, i.e. electrical equipment up to 400 kV. The company also performs construction works - constructs and installs building structures, installs electricity supply and distribution equipment, builds electrical networks, performs the installation of electrical engineering systems for buildings. Tetas is also carrying out installation of fiber-optic cable engineering infrastructure, provides photovoltaic power plant design services and installation works.
The company has a division providing design services, ensuring the provision of high intellectual and value-added services. The company also provides the market with unique testing and diagnostic services for electrical equipment.
The function of Energy Cells is to install energy storage facilities with a total capacity of at least 200 megawatts. The facilities will serve as a primary reserve for ensuring reliable, stable and consumer-friendly operation of Lithuania's electricity transmission system until the synchronization with the networks of continental Europe, and for the integration of rapidly growing renewable energy sources.