Institute of Physical Energetics (IPE) was established in 1946. IPE 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 the modelling and analysis of the energy - environment interactions, the energy - environmental policy studies, the pricing and tariff policy in the energy sector, the energy efficiency improvement and energy conservation programmes. Integration of the technologies directed towards the rational use of energy to ensure sustainable development of the Latvian energy sector and optimisation of the heat energy production and consumption systems in Latvia are given special attention in the research work of the institute.
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