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Lithuania-Sweden power link offline again due to cable fault

Staff Writer | February 14, 2017
The NordBalt power interconnection between Lithuania and Sweden is out of service again due to a cable fault.
Energy   Reserve has been activated
Lithuania' power transmission system operator said in a message to the Nord Pool power exchange that the link had gone offline on Monday evening and was expected to be back in service by Wednesday midnight, LETA/BNS reports.

Gabriele Klusiene, communications project manager at Litgrid, told that the cable fault had occurred on the Swedish side, adding that further details were not yet available.

Valentas Neviera, spokesman for Lietuvos Energijos Gamyba (Lithuanian Energy Production), told that the Kruonis Pumped Storage Plant's reserve had been activated on Tuesday morning.