Latvenergo

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Latvenergo
TypeState owned
IndustryElectricity
Founded1958 (1958)
HeadquartersRiga, Latvia
Key peopleĀris Žīgurs (CEO)
RevenueGreen Arrow Up.svg US$600 million (2006)
Employees6,200 (2006)
 
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Latvenergo
TypeState owned
IndustryElectricity
Founded1958 (1958)
HeadquartersRiga, Latvia
Key peopleĀris Žīgurs (CEO)
RevenueGreen Arrow Up.svg US$600 million (2006)
Employees6,200 (2006)

Latvenergo is a state-owned energy company in Latvia. The company generates about 70% of the country's electricity.

Latvenergo has three hydroelectric power plants, Pļaviņu HES, Rīgas HES and Ķeguma HES-2, with a total installed capacity of 1,463 MWe, two combined heat power plants with electricity installed capacity of 474 MWe and heat capacity of 1,525 MWt and two windmill parks with installed capacity of two MWe.

Latwenergo is an owner of Augstsprieguma tīkls, an independent transmission system operator, with 5,236 kilometres (3,253 mi) of power lines. The company also co-owns Liepājas enerģija, which has installed power capacity of 12 MWe and heat capacity of 427 MWt.

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