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Factsheet for measure LV-2022-18/2935 Updated – measures in Latvia

Installation of electricity production equipment (including solar) for families

Elektroenerģijas ražošanas iekārtu uzstādīšana (tostarp saules)

Country Latvia , applies nationwide
Time period Open ended, started on 27 April 2022
Context Green Transition
Type Legislations or other statutory regulations
Category Promoting the economic, labour market and social recovery into a green future
– Support for energy bills
Author Kriss Karnitis (EPC) and Eurofound
Measure added 21 September 2022 (updated 26 April 2024)

Background information

On 8 March 2022, the Cabinet of Ministers approved the amendments proposed by the Ministry of Economy to the support program for increasing the energy efficiency of private houses (Cabinet Regulations No. 103 Regulations on the support program for renovation of one-apartment residential houses and two-apartment residential houses and increasing energy efficiency), allocating additional funding of €3.27 million for the continuation of the program, and expanding the range of potential beneficiaries ( LV-2022-18/2934 ).

Installation of electricity generation equipment was included in the program.

Development Finance Institution Altum is managing the program.

Content of measure

The program supports the purchase and installation of new technological equipment for the production of micro-generation electricity (solar panels and wind generators) with and without connection to the common electricity supply network, to ensure the production of electricity from renewable energy sources and the supply of electricity. Conditions for receiving support:

  • a reduction in primary energy consumption of at least 20% has been achieved;
  • at least 80% of the electricity produced annually is used for the self-consumption needs of residents living in a residential building;
  • the power generation capacity allowed in the connection does not exceed 50% of the maximum consumption load allowed in the connection;

A person who has at least one dependent child or who is pregnant (or father of the expected child) is eligible to apply for the support. Amount of support depends on the capacity of the equipment that will ensure electricity production:

  • up to 0.99 kW - €700;
  • from 1 to 1.99 kW - €1,000;
  • from 2 to 2.99 kW -€1,400;
  • from 3 to 3.99 kW - €1,800;
  • from 4 to 4.99 kW - €2,200;
  • from 5 to 5.99 kW - €2,500;
  • from 6 to 6.99 kW - €2,800;
  • from 7 to 7.99 kW - €3,200;
  • from 8 to 8.99 kW - €3,500;
  • from 9 to 9.99 kW - €3,800;
  • from 10 to 11.1 kW - €4,000.


The following updates to this measure have been made after it came into effect.

26 October 2023

ALTUM will resume accepting applications for the Energy Efficiency Improvement Programme for Private Houses from 26 October 2023. The Cabinet of Ministers at its meeting on 17 October 2023 endorsed the proposal of the Ministry of Economy to allocate additional funding of €460,000 to support private houses in improving energy efficiency and introducing renewable energy technologies. This funding is to support around 150 more private house projects.

Use of measure

Until March 2024 1,172 households have been supported in the amount of €5.145 million (including the renovation projects (( LV-2022-18/2934 ).

Target groups

Workers Businesses Citizens
Does not apply to workers Does not apply to businesses Parents

Actors and funding

Actors Funding
National government
Public support service providers
National funds

Social partners

Social partners' role in designing the measure and form of involvement:

Trade unions Employers' organisations
Role No involvement as case not in social partner domain No involvement as case not in social partner domain
Form Not applicable Not applicable

Social partners' role in the implementation, monitoring and assessment phase:

  • No involvement
  • Main level of involvement: N/A


No involvement.

Views and reactions

No specific views to report.


  • 21 September 2022: ALTUM: Energy efficiency of private houses (
  • 21 September 2022: Regulations on the support program for renovation of one-apartment residential houses and two-apartment residential houses and increasing energy efficiency (


Eurofound (2022), Installation of electricity production equipment (including solar) for families, measure LV-2022-18/2935 (measures in Latvia), EU PolicyWatch, Dublin,


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