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Energy supply – Energy Country Profile

Energy Supply


The key energy sources of Latvia are hydro and biomass. Hydro reserves are seen at some 7.2 TWh of which 3.9 TWh would be economically exploitable. Referring to the biomass more than 50 % of the country is covered with forest.  


Hydro power and power generation from natural gas are the dominant sources of power generation.

In 2020 46% of power were generated from hydro and 36% from natural gas.

Total primary energy supply amounted to 56 TWh in 2020. 


Oil and Biomass being the dominant ressources supplied in 2020.

Source: Graphs AEA

Last update: 06 2022