Latvia - Latest News

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10/24/2017
Bosnia & Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Latvia, Poland, Slovakia & Slovenia updated with new look

Baltic Sea Declaration on Offshore Wind signed

10/23/2017
Decleration signed to promote wind power in the Baltics

Country profile LATVIA update

12/14/2016
Latvia specified a National Reform programme to reach its renewables targets. In addition measures are introduced to limit GHG emissions.

Austrian winner of the European Enterprises Climate Cup is fixed

07/15/2016
Windkraft Simonsfeld as outstanding enterprise in Austria, Denkstatt Bulgaria Ltd. and Uponor Latvia among the first three in the international competition

Refurbishmet of the Riga hydro power plant in Latvia

04/22/2016
Latvian power company Latvenergo will refurbish six 69 MW Kaplan units

Offshore wind power in the Baltic states

04/08/2016
Time is needed for the development of off-shore wind power in Estonia, Lithuania and Latvia

EU lends €112m to 3rd Estonian-Latvian electricity interconnection

05/22/2015
The European Commission has approved a €112m loan to Elering, Estonia's electricity transmission network operator.

New record for wind power in 2014

04/17/2015
The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) published its "Global Wind Report" for the year 2014.

For the first time in 40 years carbon emissions stop rising

03/16/2015
According to the International Energy Agency, last year global emissions were unchanged. This happened for the first time during a period of economic growth in four decades.

EU's second highest share of renewable energy in 2013 was recorded by Latvia

03/11/2015
In 2013 Latvia's share of renewable energy in final energy consumption amounted to 37.1%.
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