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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
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
Latvian power company Latvenergo will refurbish six 69 MW Kaplan units
Offshore wind power in the Baltic states
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
The European Commission has approved a €112m loan to Elering, Estonia's electricity transmission network operator.
New record for wind power in 2014
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
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
In 2013 Latvia's share of renewable energy in final energy consumption amounted to 37.1%.
Renewables gain ground in Europe while reducing GHG emissions
Latvia is one of the countries where renewables account for about one third of final enery consumption.
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