Grid issues in Latvia


Updated: 18.01.2019

Author: Ilze Upatniece

Provisions in detail

Summary of grid issues

Connection to the grid

The heating network operator is obliged to purchase thermal energy from all heat producers, including independent ones. Agreements between a producer and the heating network operator shall be in line with the requirements set by law, especially with the requirements for the price of the thermal energy offered, the terms and conditions of payment, the costs of thermal energy transmission and compliance with the thermal energy generation regime. Moreover, the thermal energy offered shall comply with the technical requirements specified by the heating network operator. 

Statutory provisions

  • Energy Law (Enerģētikas likums)


Further information

  • Sabiedrisko pakalpojumu regulēšanas komisija (SPRK) – Public Utilities Commission (PUC), regulatory authority
  • +371 670 97 200
  • SPRK website
  • sprk(at)
  • Latvijas Siltumuzņēmumu Asociācija (LSUA) – Latvian District Heating Association
  • +371 676 05 706
  • LSUA website
  • lsua(at)