On March 26, 2015 Minsk hosted a meeting of representatives of the following energy companies: JSC ROSSETI, Belenergo State Production Association, as well as Augstsprieguma tīkls (Latvia) and LITGRID AB (Lithuania).
Among other priority issues, the meeting participants discussed current plans for the development of power grids sectors and power generation facilities, paying special attention to the discussion of possibilities of new technologies and innovative solutions application, including for further power grids sectors development planning. In particular, the parties exchanged information on completed projects and projects under implementation.
The participants of the meeting agreed that regular information exchange and coordination of energy systems development plans are needed in order to maintain stable and reliable power supply.
At the end of the meeting, the participants unanimously noted that it is necessary to build up mutual cooperation. Regular contacts between the energy companies of Russia, Belarus, Latvia and Lithuania will be prolonged, at that the parties pointed out the need to involve other countries.
In addition, on March 27, 2015, there was the first meeting of the working group on development of power grids sectors of Russia and Belarus, established under the Agreement on Strategic Cooperation between JSC ROSSETI and Belenergo, State Production Association, where the main areas of activity and the action plan for 2015 were approved.