Wind energy production started in year 2002


Wind energy production started in year 2002. First wind turbine of 160 kW was installed in Skuodas. The biggest wind power plant with total capacity of 30 MW in Lithuania was installed in 2006 (Palanga region). Largest wind turbines were installed in 2006. Each of 6 wind turbines is 100 meters height carrying 50 meter blades. 2,75 MW were supplied by Messrs Vestas.

Lithuanian wind energy sector development in numbers 2006 2007 2008

  1. Wind turbines in the beginning of the year 5 29 36
  2. Wind turbines installed during the year 24 7 11
  3. Wind turbines in the end of the year 29 36 47
  4. Total capacity in the beginning of the year (MW) 1,1 48,1 52,3
  5. Total capacity of installed turbines MW) 47,0 4,2 2,1
  6. Total capacity in the end of the year (MW) 48,1 52,3 54,4
  7. Annual energy production (GWh) 11,9 106,1 129.2
  8. Annual revenue (mio LTL) 2,6 23,3 28,4
  9. Annual revenue(mio EUR) 0,8 6,8 8,2
  10. Carbon emission savings(kt CO2) 7,4 66,6 81,1
  11. Average capacity factor (%) 14,85 24,02 27,62

Information taken from http://www.lwea.lt 

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