Posts tagged as solar

Lithuania: Consumer platform for purchasing solar energy in remote PV plants

Thursday, April 2, 2020

Lithuanian companies launched a online consumer platform where everyone can purchase a part of remote solar plant. New legislation in the country, changing consumer needs and growing demand for solar energy inspired a project called “Solar Community” (Lith. “Saulės bendruomenė”). Andrius Terskovas, Managing Partner and Chief Business Development Officer of Sun Investment Group – the company behind the project – explains how this model can benefit individual consumers, and help…

First large-scale solar district heating plant in the Baltics opens in Latvia

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

In the town of Salaspils, Latvia, the sun will now provide most of the energy for heating water during warm months. In September, the town’s municipal district heating company completed the installation of the largest field of solar collectors in the Baltic states. This project will contribute to Latvia’s goal to increase energy independence and transition to renewable energy sources. It will help the country further diversify its fuel supply…

Maxima to embrace solar power

Friday, April 26, 2019

To make retail more environmentally friendly, Maxima has begun equipping its stores with solar panels, supplying stores with autonomous energy. The first store in Latvia to have a solar panel system installed on its roof will be the Maxima XX store at 20a Saharova Street in Riga. The system will be installed after an ambitious reconstruction of the store during the second half of the year. Over the next five…