Latvia relies on wind energy

Latvia plans to invest about €1 billion in the construction of wind farms to increase local power generation from renewable sources and strengthen energy security. Prime Minister Krišjānis Kariņš spoke in Riga on Monday about one of the largest investments in the country’s history. “This is a medium-term solution that will allow us to become fully independent in our energy supply and use fewer fossil resources,” Karins said in Riga, according to Latvian news agency LETA.

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