Electricity generation

We are an environmentally-friendly company, leader in generation of electricity and thermal energy in Latvia, providing approximately 80% of the total amount of electricity generated in the country. We offer our customers environmentally friendly energy that has been acknowledged as being among the greenest in Europe.  

We use two types of energy sources in the energy generation process:

  • Renewable energy sources at power plants that use water, biomass and wind,
  • Highly efficient co-generation in gas-fired power plants.

The majority of our electricity is generated in the three hydropower plants, located on the Daugava River, that are largest in the country and ensure an environmentally-friendly method of electricity generation by operating on a renewable energy source – water. The rest of our electricity is generated in the Riga combined heat and power plants. 

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There is an ever-increasing emphasis on generation of green energy. This is why we are both reconstructing the equipment of our hydropower plants and exploring new ways of generating electricity. Today's need to respect environmental requirements is self-evident, and these factors of environment preservation must be recognized. Thus, we place more and more emphasis on a unified system for environmental protection. Modernisation of equipment is just one of the steps towards the implementation of working in a more environmentally-friendly way.

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