Policy status:In Force
Date Effective:2010
Policy Type:Policy Support>Strategic planning
Policy Target:Framework/ Multi-sectoral Policy, Buildings, Energy Sector>Electricity Generation>Renewable, Energy Sector>Energy Efficiency / Demand Reduction
Agency:Ministry of Economics;

Under the EU Directive 2009/28/EC member countries of the European Union are obliged to draft and submit to the European Commission National Renewable Action Plans (NREAPs) outlining pathway which will allow them to meet their 2020 renewable energy, energy efficiency and GHG cuts targets.

Latvia 2020 renewable energy targets:

  • Overall target: 40% of share of energy generated from renewable sources in gross final energy consumption;
  • Heating and cooling: 53% of heat consumption met by renewable sources;
  • Electricity: 60% of electricity demand met by electricity generated from renewable energy sources;
  • Transport: 10% of energy demand met by renewable energy sources.

In order to achieve above enlisted targets Latvia runs following incentive schemes:


Related policies:Directive 2009/28/EC on the Promotion of Electricity Produced from Renewable Energy Sources

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