Latvia's electric power generation in January-February 2020 saw a 15.1% increase to 1,233 gigawatt-hours (GWh) compared to the same period last year, according to Baltic Course media outlet.
Hydropower plants generated the majority at around 761,000 megawatt-hours (MWh) of electricity in the first two months of this year while thermal power stations generated 245,003 MWh of power.
Electric power generation from power plants running on biomass totaled 61,279 MWh, and combined heat and power plants generated 61,279 MWh of electricity. Power plants running on biogas generated 48,962 MWh of electricity while Latvia's wind farms totaled 46.246 MWh and solar
Power generation by Latvia’s wind farms totaled 46.246 MWh and solar power stations produced 58 MWh.
Latvia consumed 1,281 GWh of electricity in the January-February 2020 period.
In February 2020, Latvia generated 97% of its electric consumption during the month, marking a 21% increase against the same period last year.
By Murat Temizer