Survey of Energy Resources 2007
Wind Country Notes
The first wind plants were constructed in Lithuania in 2004. Installed capacity of 0.9 MW generated output of 1.2 GWh during the year.
The aggregated planned capacity of wind power plants to be constructed by 2010 is about 200 MW. The Lithuanian Government approved regulation No 1474, 'Procedure for the Promotion of Purchasing of Electricity Generated from Renewable and Waste Energy Sources' on 5 December 2001. This regulation promotes wind generation, with a feed-in tariff (€ 0.0637/kWh) being applied to the purchase of electricity generated by wind power plants.