Environment, Agriculture and Energy in Lithuania
(edition 2021)

Energy balance

 

 

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Energy balance

 

In 2019, in the production of primary energy, firewood, wood and agricultural waste accounted for the main part – 61.6 per cent, hydropower, wind, solar, geothermal energy and energy from chemical processes – 21.5 per cent.

 

Production of primary energy, 2015–2019

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Production of primary energy by type of fuel and energy, 2019

 

Firewood, wood and agricultural waste 51,641 TJ

 

 

Hydropower, wind, solar, geothermal energy and energy from chemical processes 18,003 TJ

 

 

Biogas and liquid biofuel (bioethanol, bio-ETBE (ethyl-tertio-butyl-ester), biodiesel (methyl ester) 8,271 TJ

 

 

Industrial and municipal waste 2,766 TJ

 

 

Crude oil, other input to refineries 1,675 TJ

 

 

Ambient heat 1,076 TJ

 

 

Peat 353 TJ

 

 

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Structure of primary energy production by type of fuel and energy, 2019

Created with Highcharts 6.1.461.6 per cent61.6 per cent21.5 per cent21.5 per cent9.9 per cent9.9 per cent5.7 per cent5.7 per centFirewood, wood and agricultural wasteHydropower, wind, solar, geothermal energy and energy from chemical processesBiogas and liquid biofuel*Other**

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Imports and exports by type of fuel and energy, 2019

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Imports

Exports

Created with Highcharts 6.1.4413,469413,46996,18996,18948,18648,18639,33139,3317,1617,1615,7125,7122,1082,1081,4731,473Crude oil other input to refineriesNatural gasElectricityPetroleum productsHard coal and ligniteFirewood wood and agricultural wasteBiogas and liquid biofuel*Secondary solid fuel0200,000400,000600,000

 

Created with Highcharts 6.1.4315,024315,02418,15818,15814,54914,5496,2196,2195,3315,3311,5921,59284842020Petroleum productsNatural gasElectricityFirewood, wood and agricultural wasteBiogas and liquid biofuel*Crude oil, other input to refineriesSecondary solid fuelPeat0200,000400,000600,000

 

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Structure of imports and exports of petroleum products, 2019

Imports

Exports

Created with Highcharts 6.1.468.6 per cent68.6 per cent9.9 per cent9.9 per cent8.9 per cent8.9 per cent12.6 per cent12.6 per centHeavy petroleum products*Light petroleum products**Liquefied and non-liquefied gasesOther petroleum products***

 

Created with Highcharts 6.1.454.5 per cent54.5 per cent35.9 per cent35.9 per cent4.1 per cent4.1 per cent5.4 per cent5.4 per centHeavy petroleum products*Light petroleum products**Liquefied and non-liquefied gasesOther petroleum products***

 

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*Heavy petroleum products (transport diesel, fuel oil, light heating oil)
**Light petroleum products (motor gasoline, aviation gasoline, kerosene and gasoline type jet fuel, naphtha)
***Other petroleum products (petroleum coke, bitumen, lubricants, sulphur, paraffin, waxes)

 

Gross inland consumption, 2015–2019

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In 2019, the largest proportion in gross inland fuel and energy consumption was made up of crude oil and petroleum products (39 per cent) and natural gas (23.9 per cent).

 

Structure of gross inland consumption, 2019

Created with Highcharts 6.1.439.0 per cent39.0 per cent23.9 per cent23.9 per cent24.2 per cent24.2 per cent10.3 per cent10.3 per cent2.6 per cent2.6 per centCrude oil and petroleum productsNatural gasRenewable energy sourcesElectricityCoal, peat, etc.

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Final consumption of fuel and energy, 2015–2019

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In 2019, against 2018, final energy consumption slightly decreased (0.2 per cent). The largest energy consumption was recorded in transport and household sectors – 40.9 and 25.9 per cent respectively. In 2019, compared to 2018, energy consumption in transport sector increased by 3.1 per cent, while in households – decreased by 3.9 per cent.

 

Final consumption of fuel and energy by sector, 2019

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Energy commodities balances

 

In 2019, against 2018, electricity demand in Lithuania increased by 1.3 per cent and amounted to 13.3 TWh. In 2019, to satisfy the country’s needs, 70 per cent of electricity was imported, 3.97 TWh of electricity was produced in the country. Production of electricity in the country increased by 13.1 per cent. In 2019, 62.2 per cent of total electricity was produced from renewable energy sources.

 

 

Energy gross production, 2015–2018

Natural units

 

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Hydroenergy, GWh

349.6

453.9

602.4

431

345.4

Geothermal energy, GWh

9.0

11.4

4.3

-

-

Energy from chemical processes, GWh

2,666.8

2,624.0

3,268.0

3,131.2

3,065.0

Solar energy, GWh

73.3

66.5

68.0

86.6

91.1

Wind energy, GWh

810.3

1,135.9

1,363.8

1,144.0

1,499.4

Ambient heat (total heat), GWh*

-

-

-

284.4

298.9

Heat, GWh

11,516.7

11,985.6

12,984.9

12,751.4

11,882.4

Electricity, GWh

4,932.9

4,265.7

4,187.2

3,511.1

3,971.6

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*Total usable heat delivered by heat pumps

 

Heat, 2015–2019

GWh

Created with Highcharts 6.1.411,516.711,516.711,985.611,985.612,984.912,984.912,751.412,751.411,882.411,882.49,285.29,285.29,697.29,697.210,70710,70710,583.510,583.59,837.29,837.2Gross productionFinal consumption2015201620172018201902,5005,0007,50010,00012,50015,000

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Gross production of heat by type of installation, 2015–2019

GWh

 

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

In public CHP plants

3,609.9

3,515.1

3,626.6

3,713.7

3,317.8

In autoproducer CHP plants

18.2

14.3

13.5

13.1

10.7

In public heat plants

4,900.6

5,462.8

5,724.9

5,560.2

5,033.4

In autoproducer heat plants

287.2

331.5

339.2

333.2

455.5

In geothermal plants

34.0

37.9

12.7

-

-

In other plants, which use energy from chemical processes

2,666.8

2,624.0

3,268.0

3,131.2

3,065.0

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Heat distribution and transmission losses, 2015–2019

GWh

Created with Highcharts 6.1.41,377.41,377.41,395.91,395.91,393.41,393.41,347.61,347.61,251.31,251.3201520162017201820191,2001,2501,3001,3501,4001,450

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Final consumption of heat by sector, 2015–2019

GWh

 

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Industry

2,192.1

2,180.0

2,756.0

2,678.7

2,558.3

Construction

14.1

17.0

24.8

20.8

17.5

Agriculture

53.8

56.4

53.1

49.7

41.9

Services and other activities

2,027.3

2,020.2

2,351.2

2,344.6

2,036.7

Households

4,997.9

5,423.6

5,521.9

5,489.7

5,182.8

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Structure of final consumption of heat by sector, 2019

GWh

Created with Highcharts 6.1.452.7 per cent52.7 per cent26 per cent26 per cent20.7 per cent20.7 per cent0.4 per cent0.4 per cent0.2 per cent0.2 per centHouseholdsIndustryServices and other activitiesAgricultureConstruction

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Electricity, 2015–2019

GWh

Created with Highcharts 6.1.44,932.94,265.74,187.23,511.13,971.612,140.612,540.412,864.413,143.613,315.29,342.19,750.110,059.210,398.310,541.1Gross productionGross consumptionFinal consumption2015201620172018201902,5005,0007,50010,00012,50015,000

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Gross production of electricity by type of installation, 2015–2019

GWh

 

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Gross production, total

4,932.9

4,265.7

4,187.2

3,511.1

3,971.6

Public CHP plants

2,095.2

1,131.7

747.9

673.7

612.4

Autoproducer CHP plants

665.7

618.3

575.9

415.5

598

Solar thermal electric plants

73.3

66.5

68

86.6

91.1

Hydroelectric plants

349.6

453.9

602.4

431

345.4

Hydro pumped storage

674.6

589.7

579

528.6

602.3

Wind turbines

810.3

1,135.9

1,363.8

1,144

1,499.4

Other plants( which use energy from chemical processes)

264.2

269.7

250.2

231.7

223.0

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Imports and exports of electricity, 2015–2019

GWh

Created with Highcharts 6.1.47,459.87,459.810,101.410,101.411,179.811,179.812,437.112,437.113,385.113,385.1252.1252.11,826.71,826.72,502.62,502.62,804.62,804.64,041.54,041.5ImportsExports2015201620172018201905,00010,00015,000

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Electricity distribution and transmission losses, 2015–2019

GWh

Created with Highcharts 6.1.4792.3792.3906.9906.9914.0914.0934.5934.5886.1886.1201520162017201820197508008509009501,000

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Final consumption of electricity by sector, 2015–2019

GWh

 

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Industry

3,169.7

3,268.8

3,496.6

3,528.6

3,645.2

Construction

143.4

147.7

138.7

157.1

148.8

Transport

67.3

72.0

74.3

79.8

77.5

Agriculture

187.8

202.5

200.5

209.6

211.1

Fishing

3.9

3.7

4.2

2.2

2.6

Services and other activities

3,109.8

3,280.4

3,307.3

3,436.5

3,543.2

Households

2,660.2

2,775.0

2,837.6

2,984.5

2,912.7

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Structure of final consumption of electricity by sector, 2019

Created with Highcharts 6.1.434.6 per cent34.6 per cent33.6 per cent33.6 per cent27.6 per cent27.6 per cent2 per cent2 per cent1.4 per cent1.4 per cent0.8 per cent0.8 per centIndustryServices and other activitiesHouseholdsAgricultureConstructionTransport

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Fuel commodities balances

 

Fuel production (including recovered products and interproduct transfers), 2015–2019

Natural units

 

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Peat, thous. tonnes

74.4

17.0

24.2

28.3

30.1

Peat briquettes and peat pellets, thous. tonnes

4.7

5.8

4.8

3.7

2.8

Firewood and wood waste, thous. cubic metres

6,079.5

6,054.5

6,580.5

6,421.6

6,215.7

Agriculture waste, thous. tonnes

39.9

40.3

36.5

41.2

45.8

Charcoal, thous. tonnes

0.8

0.5

0.3

0.5

0.5

Fuel oil - low sulphur (<1%), thous. tonnes

6.7

6.4

8.5

4.6

10.5

Fuel oil - high sulphur (>1%), thous. tonnes

1,563.6

1,840.6

1,686.1

1,681.9

1,538.5

Liquefied petroleum gases, thous. tonnes

265.7

292.6

313.4

299.9

357.9

Motor gasoline (with biofuels), thous. tonnes

2,444.7

2,667.2

2,787.3

2,596.2

2,505.7

Bioethanol, thous. tonnes

17.4

14.1

13.4

17.1

17.0

Road diesel (with biofuels), thous. tonne

3,645.6

3,849.9

3,966.5

3,846.1

3,720.7

Heating and other gasoil (with biofuels), thous. tonnes

111.5

118.2

142.5

160.6

164.7

Biodiesel (methyl-ester), thous. tonnes

117.6

103.1

118.2

154.2

167.0

Kerosene type jet fuel, thous. tonnes

180.0

231.8

283.7

336.5

351.1

Bitumen, thous. tonnes

137.2

165.7

209.4

241.8

371.8

Lubricants, thous. tonnes

46.0

56.0

65.6

71.6

85.6

Refinery feedstocks, semi-finished products of oil refining, additives/oxygenates, thous. tonnes

14.3

1.7

-

11.3

5.5

Crude oil, thous. tonnes

73.1

63.6

55.2

46.0

39.8

Refinery gas (not liquefied), thous. tonnes

329.7

345.7

352.4

332.4

301.8

Petroleum coke, thous. tonnes

114.7

127.0

119.2

121.4

121.7

Sulphur, thous. tonnes

84.0

94.5

94.0

94.0

86.0

Landfill biogas, mill. cubic metres

17.1

17.8

10.7

20.9

18.3

Sludge biogas, mill. cubic metres

14.7

15.8

15.2

14.5

14.3

Agricultural waste biogas, mill. cubic metres

17.2

33.4

41.7

42.4

49.0

Industrial waste (non-renewable), thous. tonnes

27.9

29.5

15.1

55.3

67.9

Industrial waste (renewable), thous. tonnes

...

13.2

21.3

54.7

58.1

Municipal waste (renewable), thous. tonnes

83.1

99.4

140.8

80.6

78.2

Municipal waste (non-renewable), thous. tonnes

76.9

116.1

104.2

73.8

73.5

The latest and detailed data are available in the Database of Indicators.

 

Final consumption of fuel, 2015–2019

Natural units

 

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Anthracite, thous. tonnes

-

1.0

0.2

0.0

0.0

Other bituminous coal, thous. tonnes

248.5

241.8

246.7

262.5

258.3

Sub-bituminous coal, thous. tonnes

-

0.6

3.0

1.2

1.3

Lignite, thous. tonnes

0.1

0.1

0.0

0.0

0.0

Coke, thous. tonnes

13.6

16.0

16.9

18.7

16.9

Peat, thous. tonnes

10.6

12.6

13.2

15.4

10.0

Peat briquettes and peat pellets, thous. tonnes

48.9

58.5

64.7

74.8

60.2

Firewood and wood waste, thous. cubic metres

3,151.3

3,158.4

3,108.9

3,212.9

3,106.9

Agriculture waste, thous. tonnes

7.5

8.3

7.5

6.4

9.1

Charcoal, thous. tonnes

2.1

1.3

2.3

2.6

3.5

Fuel oil - low sulphur (<1%), thous. tonnes

8.3

8.4

8.8

5.0

6.6

Fuel oil - high sulphur (>1%), thous. tonnes

1.7

1.2

2.3

0.4

0.6

Liquefied petroleum gases, thous. tonnes

159.8

156.8

153.0

143.6

144.8

Motor gasoline (with biofuels), thous. tonnes

206.1

216.1

215.9

234.8

247.2

Bioethanol, thous. tonnes

15.0

9.9

12.8

12.4

15.1

Road diesel (with biofuels), thous. tonne

1,339.9

1,447.0

1,546.3

1,654.7

1,721.5

Heating and other gasoil (with biofuels), thous. tonnes

82.1

82.1

92.7

102.6

99.6

Biodiesel (methyl-ester), thous. tonnes

65.4

56.7

71.8

79.0

74.0

Aviation gasoline, thous. tonnes

0.4

0.4

0.4

0.5

0.4

Kerosene type jet fuel, thous. tonnes

90.7

100.7

110.9

128.6

128.9

Natural gas, GWh

6,705.7

7,123.6

7,363.4

7,713.8

7,547.6

Landfill biogas, mill. cubic metres

0.2

0.7

0.8

1.3

1.1

Sludge biogas, mill. cubic metres

9.4

10.3

9.2

8.9

8.7

Agricultural waste biogas, mill. cubic metres

6.0

6.2

7.3

7.1

8.6

Industrial waste (non-renewable), thous. tonnes

-

-

-

3.8

4.4

The latest and detailed data are available in the Database of Indicators.


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