IPE-LAS - Institute of Physical Energetics

Latvian Academy of Sciences

Year created: 1946 No of staff: 150

Sources of Funding
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08% - European
92% - National

Address
21Aizkraukles Street
RIGA
LV-1006
Latvia

Phone:
371 7 553537
Fax:
371 7 553537

Web site: http://www.innovation.lv/fei

Primary contact

Head of Energy Resources Laboratory IPE LAS Peteris SHIPKOVS
shipkovs@edi.lv

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General Info

The Institute of Physical Energetics, Latvian Academy of Sciences (IPE LAS) is the leading institute in Latvia in the field of energy research. Its main activities cover a wide scope of energy research issues, such as modelling and analysis of:
  • energy-environment interactions
  • energy-environmental policy studies
  • pricing and tariffs in the energy sector
  • energy efficiency improvement and energy conservation programmes
  • problems of the use of renewable and domestic (biomass, peat) energy resources

Integration of the technologies directed towards rational use of energy to ensure sustainable development of the energy sector in Latvia and optimisation of the Latvian heat energy production and consumption systems are given special attention in the research work of the institute.