Date: 17.05.2018.

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Rise in electricity produced in CHP plants from renewable energy sources in Latvia

Rise in electricity produced in CHP plants from renewable energy sources in Latvia

17.05.2018

Latest data compiled by the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) show that, in 2017 the amount of electricity produced in combined heat and power (CHP)1 plants comprised 3000.1 gigawatt hours (GWh), which constitutes 40% of the total amount of electricity generated in Latvia. The share of electricity produced in CHP plants from renewable energy sources (RES) grew, comprising 31% in 2017. Last year, CHP plants produced 6301.7 GWh of heat, which is 76% of the total heat generated.

Keyword tags: Analytics, Energy, Good for Business, Latvia



Expert: Japan, EU have similar global role

Expert: Japan, EU have similar global role

17.05.2018

Japan and the European Union share a lot of common features as global civilian powers, Tomonori Yoshizaki, departmental director at Japan's National Institute for Defense Studies (NIDS), says, cites LETA/BNS.

8,400 Latvian families have received state-guaranteed housing loans

8,400 Latvian families have received state-guaranteed housing loans

17.05.2018

Since 2015 when Latvian development finance institution Altum started offering under the government program for support to first-time home buyers, 8,400 families with more than 12,000 children have received the state-guaranteed loans, Altum reported LETA.


Iranian President shows interest in developing trade and educational cooperation with Latvia

Iranian President shows interest in developing trade and educational cooperation with Latvia

17.05.2018

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has expressed interest in developing educational and science cooperation with Latvia during a meeting with Latvian Ambassador to Iran Karlis Elferts, LETA was told at the Latvian Foreign Ministry.

Latvian PM: market-changing innovations usually are created by small companies

Latvian PM: market-changing innovations usually are created by small companies

17.05.2018

Market-changing innovations usually are created by small companies, said Latvian Prime Minister Maris Kucinskis (Greens/Farmers) at the informal European Council meeting in Sofia today, cites LETA.


17.05.2018

PM: Lithuania can't become a country for cheap labor imports

Lithuanian Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis says that the government's planned quotas for unskilled workers from third countries will ensure that the country's job market is not flooded with cheap labor, reports LETA/BNS.

17.05.2018

Growing number of Lithuanian products appear on Amazon

A growing number of Lithuanian products become available on the UK market of Amazon, one of the world's largest e-commerce platforms, the business daily Verslo Zinios reported on May 17th, cites LETA/BNS.

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