Riga, Latvia

aerial view of park in riga

Riga, Latvia

The Energy Agency of Latvia brings climate change issues into the agenda. 40 % of Latvia’s demand for electricity is produced by three large hydroelectric power plants. JSC Rīgas Siltums supplies district heating in Riga produced by two biomass CHPs of Latvenergo. Almost half of Latvia’s population lives in Riga with main clean energy businesses picking up on clean energy aspects. Solar PV and smart energy management systems at the centre of energy innovation currently. Also Liepaja, Jelgava, Saldus, Valmiera and Salaspils are implementing smart city solutions. Salaspils city started operating the second largest Solar field for district heating in 2019.

Contact

Irena Cirule | Trade Commissioner
irena.cirule@international.gc.ca

Resources

Latvia’s Wind Works Conference (April 29, 2021)
Watch the full conference

Virtual Tuesdays (May 25, 2021)
Watch the recording
Download presentation slides: Riga Technical UniversityRiga Energy AgencyLatvia District Heating Association

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