Survey of Energy Resources 2007
Hydropower Country Notes
The Lithuanian WEC Member Committee reports that at present the construction of large-scale hydro power plants is not contemplated, owing to environmental and other restrictions.
The planned capacity of small-scale HPPs to be constructed by 2010 is about 6 MW. The Government has approved a regulation (No. 1 474: Procedure for the Purchasing of Electricity Generated from Renewable and Waste Energy Sources). According to this regulation, generation is promoted in small-scale HPPs, and feed-in tariffs (€ 0.0579/kWh) are applied to the purchase of electricity generated by such power plants.