Case Study: Latvian City saves $86k with ISO 50001

Latvian City saves $86k with ISO 50001

Daugavpils is the second largest city in Latvia with a population of over 94,500. It is located in the southeast close to borders with Lithuania and Belarus. The Municipality employs a total of 5910 persons.

The city decided to gain accredited certification as many energy efficiency initiatives were not well planned. In addition, a new national Energy Efficiency Law approved in Latvia set out that nine Latvian cities, including Daugavpils, are obliged to implement a certified EnMS by April 2017.

After certification, the city improved it energy performance by 1.95%, resulting in total energy cost savings of USD$86,920

Further details of this case study can be found on the Clean Energy Ministerial website.

 

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