Environment, Agriculture and Energy in Lithuania
(edition 2022)

Energy balance

 

 

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Energy balance

 

In 2020, in the production of primary energy, firewood, wood and agricultural waste accounted for the main part – 62.8 per cent, hydropower, wind, solar, geothermal energy and energy from chemical processes – 18.3 per cent.

 

Production of primary energy, 2016–2020

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Production of primary energy by type of fuel and energy, 2020

 

Firewood, wood and agricultural waste 52,460 TJ

 

 

 

Hydropower, wind, solar, geothermal energy and energy from chemical processes 15,292 TJ

 

 

 

Biogas and liquid biofuel (bioethanol, bio-ETBE (ethyl-tertio-butyl-ester), biodiesel (methyl ester) 8,491 TJ

 

 

 

Industrial and municipal waste 4,526 TJ

 

 

 

 

Crude oil, other input to refineries 1,334 TJ

 

 

 

Ambient heat 1,262 TJ

 

 

 

 

 

Peat 207 TJ


 

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Structure of primary energy production by type of fuel and energy, 2020

Created with Highcharts 6.1.463.7%63.7%18.6%18.6%10.3%10.3%7.4%7.4%Firewood 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, 2020

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Imports

Exports

Created with Highcharts 6.1.4339,703339,70399,75199,75140,53840,53838,20838,2086,2246,2244,4204,4203,6123,6121,2441,244Crude oil other input to refineriesNatural gasElectricityPetroleum productsFirewood wood and agricultural wasteHard coal and ligniteBiogas and liquid biofuel*Secondary solid fuel050,000100,000150,000200,000250,000300,000350,000400,000

 

Created with Highcharts 6.1.4244,882244,88218,08018,08012,06812,0686,1746,1746,0336,0331,5561,5561021021212Petroleum productsNatural gasElectricityFirewood wood and agricultural wasteBiogas and liquid biofuel*Crude oil other input to refineriesSecondary solid fuel**Peat050,000100,000150,000200,000250,000300,000350,000400,000

 

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Structure of imports and exports of petroleum products, 2020

Imports

Exports

Created with Highcharts 6.1.473.3%73.3%6.2%6.2%5.4%5.4%15.1%15.1%Heavy petroleum products*Light petroleum products**Liquefied and non-liquefied gasesOther petroleum products***

 

Created with Highcharts 6.1.451.7%51.7%37.5%37.5%4.1%4.1%6.7%6.7%Heavy 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, 2016–2020

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In 2020, the largest proportion in gross inland fuel and energy consumption was made up of crude oil and petroleum products (37.3 per cent) and natural gas (26.2 per cent).

 

Structure of gross inland consumption, 2020

Created with Highcharts 6.1.437.9%37.9%26.0%26.0%25.1%25.1%9.0%9.0%2.0%2.0%Crude oil and petroleum productsNatural gasRenewable energy sourcesElectricityCoal peat etc.

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Final consumption of fuel and energy, 2016–2020

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In 2020, against 2019, final energy consumption decreased by 4.3 per cent. Among final consumers, transport sector predominated – 41 per cent of energy was consumed in this sector. In 2020, against 2019, consumption of energy in this sector decreased by 4.1 per cent. In households, energy consumption accounted for 26.8 per cent, which is by 0.9 less than in 2019.

 

Final consumption of fuel and energy by sector, 2020

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Energy commodities balances

 

In 2020, against 2019, electricity demand in Lithuania increased by 0.8 per cent and amounted to 13.4 TWh. In 2020, to satisfy the country’s needs, 7.9 per cent of electricity was imported (or 58.9 per cent of the total required electricity). 5.5 TWh of electricity was produced in Lithuania, which is by 38.9 per cent more than in 2019. In 2020, electricity produced from the renewable energy resources accounted for 46.7 per cent of the total electricity produced. 

 

 

Energy gross production, 2016–2020

Natural units

 

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

Hydroenergy, GWh

453.9

602.4

431.0

345.4

300.5

Geothermal energy, GWh

11.4

4.3

-

-

-

Energy from chemical processes, GWh

2,624.0

3,268.0

3,131.2

3,065.0

2,266.9

Solar energy, GWh

66.5

68.0

86.6

91.1

128.8

Wind energy, GWh

1,135.9

1,363.8

1,144.0

1,499.4

1,551.7

Ambient heat (total heat), GWh*

-

-

284.4

298.9

350.6

Heat, GWh

11,985.6

12,984.9

12,751.4

11,882.4

10,533.3

Electricity, GWh

4,265.7

4,187.2

3,511.1

3,971.6

5,517.5


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*Total usable heat delivered by heat pumps

 

Heat, 2016–2020

GWh

Created with Highcharts 6.1.411,985.611,985.612,984.912,984.912,751.412,751.411,882.411,882.410,533.310,533.39,697.29,697.210,70710,70710,583.510,583.59,837.29,837.28,573.68,573.6Gross productionFinal consumption2016201720182019202002,5005,0007,50010,00012,50015,000

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Gross production of heat by type of installation, 2016–2020

GWh

 

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

In public CHP plants

3,515.1

3,626.6

3,713.7

3,317.8

3,351.4

In autoproducer CHP plants

14.3

13.5

13.1

10.7

11.3

In public heat plants

5,462.8

5,724.9

5,560.2

5,033.4

4,207.4

In autoproducer heat plants

331.5

339.2

333.2

455.5

696.3

In geothermal plants

37.9

12.7

-

-

-

In other plants, which use energy from chemical processes

2,624.0

3,268.0

3,131.2

3,065.0

2,266.9


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Heat distribution and transmission losses, 2016–2020

GWh

Created with Highcharts 6.1.41,395.91,395.91,393.41,393.41,347.61,347.61,251.31,251.31,169.01,169.0201620172018201920201,1501,2001,2501,3001,3501,4001,450

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Final consumption of heat by sector, 2016–2020

GWh

 

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

Industry

2,180.0

2,756.0

2,678.7

2,558.3

1,793.1

Construction

17.0

24.8

20.8

17.5

16.7

Agriculture

56.4

53.1

49.7

41.9

39.9

Services and other activities

2,020.2

2,351.2

2,344.6

2,036.7

1,835.5

Households

5,423.6

5,521.9

5,489.7

5,182.8

4,888.4


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Structure of final consumption of heat by sector, 2020

GWh

Created with Highcharts 6.1.457.0%57.0%21.4%21.4%20.9%20.9%0.5%0.5%0.2%0.2%HouseholdsServices and other activitiesIndustryAgricultureConstruction

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Electricity, 2016–2020

GWh

Created with Highcharts 6.1.44,265.74,187.23,511.13,971.65,517.512,540.412,864.413,143.613,315.213,426.09,750.110,059.210,398.310,541.110,355.3Gross productionGross consumptionFinal consumption2016201720182019202002,5005,0007,50010,00012,50015,000

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Gross production of electricity by type of installation, 2016–2020

GWh

 

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

Gross production, total

4,265.7

4,187.2

3,511.1

3,971.6

5,517.5

Public CHP plants

1,131.7

747.9

673.7

612.4

1,941.2

Autoproducer CHP plants

618.3

575.9

415.5

598.0

609.1

Solar thermal electric plants

66.5

68.0

86.6

91.1

128.8

Hydroelectric plants

453.9

602.4

431.0

345.4

300.5

Hydro pumped storage

589.7

579.0

528.6

602.3

779.6

Wind turbines

1,135.9

1,363.8

1,144.0

1,499.4

1,551.7

Other plants( which use energy from chemical processes)

269.7

250.2

231.7

223.0

206.6


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Imports and exports of electricity, 2016–2020

GWh

Created with Highcharts 6.1.410,101.410,101.411,179.811,179.812,437.112,437.113,385.113,385.111,260.711,260.71,826.71,826.72,502.62,502.62,804.62,804.64,041.54,041.53,352.23,352.2ImportsExports2016201720182019202005,00010,00015,000

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Electricity distribution and transmission losses, 2016–2020

GWh

Created with Highcharts 6.1.4906.9906.9914.0914.0934.5934.5886.1886.1951.5951.520162017201820192020875900925950975

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Final consumption of electricity by sector, 2016–2020

GWh

 

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

Industry

3 268.8

3,496.6

3,528.6

3,645.2

3,592.6

Construction

147.7

138.7

157.1

148.8

146.4

Transport

72.0

74.3

79.8

77.5

72.7

Agriculture

202.5

200.5

209.6

211.1

196.3

Fishing

3.7

4.2

2.2

2.6

2.1

Services and other activities

3,280.4

3,307.3

3,436.5

3,543.2

3,301.0

Households

2,775.0

2,837.6

2,984.5

2,912.7

3,044.2


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Structure of final consumption of electricity by sector, 2020

Created with Highcharts 6.1.434.7%34.7%31.9%31.9%29.4%29.4%1.9%1.9%1.4%1.4%0.7%0.7%IndustryServices and other activitiesHouseholdsAgricultureConstructionTransport

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Fuel commodities balances

 

Fuel production (including recovered products and interproduct transfers), 2016–2020

Natural units

 

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

Peat, thous. tonnes

17.0

24.2

28.3

30.1

17.7

Peat briquettes and peat pellets, thous. tonnes

5.8

4.8

3.7

2.8

2.9

Firewood and wood waste, thous. cubic metres

6,054.5

6,580.5

6,421.6

6,215.7

6,323.4

Agriculture waste, thous. tonnes

40.3

36.5

41.2

45.8

41.5

Charcoal, thous. tonnes

0.5

0.3

0.5

0.5

0.5

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

6.4

8.5

4.6

10.5

5.4

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

1,840.6

1,686.1

1,681.9

1,538.5

1,107.5

Liquefied petroleum gases, thous. tonnes

292.6

313.4

299.9

357.9

300.7

Motor gasoline (with biofuels), thous. tonnes

2,667.2

2,787.3

2,596.2

2,505.7

2,168.7

Bioethanol, thous. tonnes

14.1

13.4

17.1

17.0

31.6

Road diesel (with biofuels), thous. tonne

3,849.9

3,966.5

3,846.1

3,720.7

3,158.3

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

118.2

142.5

160.6

164.7

157.1

Biodiesel (methyl-ester), thous. tonnes

103.1

118.2

154.2

167.0

162.7

Kerosene type jet fuel, thous. tonnes

231.8

283.7

336.5

351.1

155.5

Bitumen, thous. tonnes

165.7

209.4

241.8

371.8

356.7

Lubricants, thous. tonnes

56.0

65.6

71.6

85.6

83.6

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

1.7

-

11.3

5.5

30.6

Crude oil, thous. tonnes

63.6

55.2

46.0

39.8

31.0

Refinery gas (not liquefied), thous. tonnes

345.7

352.4

332.4

301.8

246.8

Petroleum coke, thous. tonnes

127.0

119.2

121.4

121.7

102.3

Sulphur, thous. tonnes

94.5

94.0

94.0

86.0

71.3

Landfill biogas, mill. cubic metres

17.8

10.7

20.9

18.3

13.7

Sludge biogas, mill. cubic metres

15.8

15.2

14.5

14.3

15.0

Agricultural waste biogas, mill. cubic metres

33.4

41.7

42.4

49.0

52.1

Industrial waste (non-renewable), thous. tonnes

29.5

15.1

55.3

67.9

99.1

Industrial waste (renewable), thous. tonnes

13.2

21.3

54.7

58.1

82.2

Municipal waste (renewable), thous. tonnes

99.4

140.8

80.6

78.2

118.1

Municipal waste (non-renewable), thous. tonnes

116.1

104.2

73.8

73.5

148.9


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Final consumption of fuel, 2016–2020

Natural units

 

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

Anthracite, thous. tonnes

1.0

0.2

0.0

0.0

0.0

Other bituminous coal, thous. tonnes

241.8

246.7

262.5

258.3

200.6

Sub-bituminous coal, thous. tonnes

0.6

3.0

1.2

1.3

0.2

Lignite, thous. tonnes

0.1

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

Coke, thous. tonnes

16.0

16.9

18.7

16.9

18.3

Peat, thous. tonnes

12.6

13.2

15.4

10.0

4.1

Peat briquettes and peat pellets, thous. tonnes

58.5

64.7

74.8

60.2

42.1

Firewood and wood waste, thous. cubic metres

3,158.4

3,108.9

3,212.9

3,106.9

3,201.5

Agriculture waste, thous. tonnes

8.3

7.5

6.4

9.1

8.9

Charcoal, thous. tonnes

1.3

2.3

2.6

3.5

3.5

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

8.4

8.8

5.0

6.6

6.8

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

1.2

2.3

0.4

0.6

0.7

Liquefied petroleum gases, thous. tonnes

156.8

153.0

143.6

144.8

129.5

Motor gasoline (with biofuels), thous. tonnes

216.1

215.9

234.8

247.2

251.3

Bioethanol, thous. tonnes

9.9

12.8

12.4

15.1

24.4

Road diesel (with biofuels), thous. tonne

1,447.0

1,546.3

1,654.7

1,721.5

1,702.8

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

82.1

92.7

102.6

99.6

105.7

Biodiesel (methyl-ester), thous. tonnes

56.7

71.8

79.0

74.0

98.6

Aviation gasoline, thous. tonnes

0.4

0.4

0.5

0.4

0.4

Kerosene type jet fuel, thous. tonnes

100.7

110.9

128.6

128.9

61.5

Natural gas, GWh

7,123.6

7,363.4

7,713.8

7,547.6

7,531.4

Landfill biogas, mill. cubic metres

0.7

0.8

1.3

1.1

0.6

Sludge biogas, mill. cubic metres

10.3

9.2

8.9

8.7

9.2

Agricultural waste biogas, mill. cubic metres

6.2

7.3

7.1

8.6

9.2

Industrial waste (non-renewable), thous. tonnes

-

-

3.8

8.1

6.6


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