Ensuring the full implementation of the existing legislation by sharing best practices and putting in place processes to facilitate application of the “energy efficiency first” principle in policy planning and investment decisions, and facilitate the implementation of the NECPs, and of the long-term renovation strategies31 to decarbonise the national building stock by 2050.2

Further regional gas and electricity market integration including climate proof infrastructure development. Here we aim at Gas market integration between LT and FI-EE-LV (common market zone) to be developed by 2022.


The synchronization of the three Baltic States with the European continental grid

The three Baltic States remain synchronously connected to the Russian/Belarussian IPS/UPS system hampering their full integration in the European electricity market and grid. Flagship project of the Energy Union and political priority of the Commission, the synchronisation of the Baltic States with the continental European network by the target date 2025 is key to ensuring secure, affordable and sustainable energy for the Eastern Baltic Sea region, in line with EU’s energy policy objectives, particularly regarding the well-functioning of the EU internal electricity market and energy security.


Continue work on the integration of renewable electricity into the power system and explore possibilities of cooperation in concrete areas, such as the development of the region’s offshore wind potential, investment in and management of the electricity grid, including as regards system services, the use of storage and sector integration or coupling.