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by Smart City News on Wednesday, September 21, 2016 in Cities


    Region: Europe
    Country: Latvia
    Inhabitans: 600.000 – 1.000.000
    Growth Forecast p.a.: -1% – 0%
Mayor’s Message:
Projects: free Wifi
Twin City: Aalborg, Almaty, Amsterdam, Astana, Beijing, Bordeaux, Free Hanseatic City of Bremen, Queensland, Dallas, Tuscany, Kiev, Kobe, Minsk, Moscow, Norrköping, Pori, Prague, Rostock, Saint Petersburg Santiago, Stockholm , Jiangsu Taipei, Tallinn, Tashkent, Tartu, Tbilisi, Vilnius, Yerevan, Warsaw
Partner Cities (Project Related):
Fields of Activity:

Resilience, Environment + CC, Society, Sustainability

Specific Project Targets: To reduce CO2 emissions by at least 20 % which is to be achieved through a 20 % gain in energy efficiency, and utilize renewable energy sources to account for 20 % of the volume of energy consumed.
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Articles: 1) Riga publishes “Riga Smart City Sustainable Energy Action Plan for 2014 – 2020”
2) Riga (Latvia), so smart!
Message: Riga was one of the first capitals to sign the Covenant of Mayors in 2008. Throughcooperating with other cities in the implementation of a number of energy efficiencyprojects, Riga has been able to introduce new innovative technologies that add to ourcomfort and make our lives more environment-friendly. Together with our partners weare committed to bringing our city closer to a smart city’s status.Nils Ušakovs Mayor of Riga


Donovan Larsen

Donovan is a columnist and associate editor at the Dark News. He has written on everything from the politics to diversity issues in the workplace.

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