Factsheet: Feed-in tariff

Feed-in tariff

Key Information
Full name of Instrument & Measure (English): 
Regulations Regarding the Production of Electricity Using Renewable Sources and the Procedures for the Determination of the Price
Full name of Instrument & Measure (native language): 
Noteikumi par elektroenerģijas ražošanu, izmantojot atjaunojamos energoresursus, un cenu noteikšanas kārtību
Description: 
The Latvian government has set a certain percentage of final energy consumption that shall be from renewable sources. This percentage differs for every source of energy and was initially applicable until the end of 2010. The government has also set percentages for the following 10 years (§ 29 par. 2, 3 Electricity Market Law; no. 2 Regulation No. 262). The feed-tariff is currently on hold until 01.01.2016.
Goal/Aim: 
Support energy from renewable sources.

Sector/Topic targeted:

Responsible Authority: 
Latvijas Republikas Ekonomikas Ministrija (EM) – Ministry of Economy

Status:

Year Instrument & Measure Started: 
2010
Year Last Instrument & Measure was last Amended: 
2014