Latvian Energy Policy: Towards a Sustainable And Transparent Energy Sector

by Andris Sprūds

2010

Andris Sprūds (ed.). Latvian Energy Policy: Towards a Sustainable And Transparent Energy Sector. (Latvijas enerģētikas politika: ceļā uz ilgtspējīgu un caurspīdīgu enerģētikas sektoru). - Riga: Soros Foundation - Latvia, 2010. - 81 p.

The study addresses the issues of the sustainable energy sector policy in the context of Latvia’s political and economic development; the significance of renewables in policy documents and in practice; institutional and legal regulations; the sustainable development policies of the EU and Latvia’s capacity to implement them; decision-making on energy-related issues and the transparency of this process. The authors give recommendations on improving the quality of the decision-making environment as well as the quality of decisions themselves. The publication of the study has been supported by the Soros Foundation - Latvia.

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