Towards a climate neutral EU:
efficient allocation of EU funds

Solar energy for industrial self-consumption

Organisation: Green Liberty Website: Added: October 03, 2022
Project start date: June 01, 2021
Project end date: May 01, 2022


The fish processing enterprise "Unda" acquired a solar PV park located at the shoreline of the Baltic Sea. In 2022, it was one of the largest solar power stations in Latvia (236 kW). The enterprise will use the power for daily operations and freezers.

Financial data

Total investment 165 460 EUR, consisting of a bank loan and funding from the Rural Development Programme (European Maritime and Fisheries Fund).


Well-sited renewable energy projects increase landscape quality. Industrial self-consumption or renewable energy should be promoted as the cornerstone of energy transition.

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Other info

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European Climate Initiative (EUKI)
This project is part of the European Climate Initiative (EUKI). EUKI is a project financing instrument by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action (BMWK). The EUKI competition for project ideas is implemented by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH. It is the overarching goal of the EUKI to foster climate cooperation within the European Union (EU) in order to mitigate greenhouse gas emissions.