TGS Baltic advises Amber Grid

28.06.2019 TGS Baltic advises Amber Grid

TGS Baltic is advising Amber Grid AB (the client) regarding commercial and public procurement law issues for one of the key public procurements (steel pipes) of the GIPL project, including the evaluation of participants' applications and tenders and the drafting of related documents.


The preliminary value of the GIPL project is EUR 500 million. Investments in infrastructure in the territory of Lithuania will amount to EUR 136 million. EU financial assistance has been provided to prepare Business Case Analysis and a Feasibility Study as well as for the preparation of the Environmental Impact Assessment Report of the GIPL Project under the European Commission's Trans-European Energy Networks (TEN-E) program, totalling 50% of eligible costs. Following the European Commission's decision of 2014, up to EUR 10.6 million was allocated for preparatory works of the GIPL project and up to EUR 295.4 million for construction works under the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF). In addition to EU financial support, the construction of the GIPL project will be funded by Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia by a cross-border cost allocation decision covering part of the GIPL infrastructure costs in the territory of Poland  a total of EUR 54.9 million. The rest of the project is funded by the project promoters.