|Twin City:||Aalborg, Almaty, Amsterdam, Astana, Beijing, Bordeaux, Free Hanseatic City of Bremen, Queensland, Dallas, Tuscany, Kiev, Kobe, Minsk, Moscow, Norrköping, Pori, Prague, Rostock, Saint Petersburg Santiago, Stockholm , Jiangsu Taipei, Tallinn, Tashkent, Tartu, Tbilisi, Vilnius, Yerevan, Warsaw|
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|Specific Project Targets:||To reduce CO2 emissions by at least 20 % which is to be achieved through a 20 % gain in energy efficiency, and utilize renewable energy sources to account for 20 % of the volume of energy consumed.|
|Articles:||1) Riga publishes "Riga Smart City Sustainable Energy Action Plan for 2014 – 2020”|
2) Riga (Latvia), so smart!
3) CITY OF RIGA
|Message:||Riga was one of the first capitals to sign the Covenant of Mayors in 2008. Through cooperating with other cities in the implementation of a number of energy efficiency projects, Riga has been able to introduce new innovative technologies that add to our comfort and make our lives more environment-friendly. Together with our partners we are committed to bringing our city closer to a smart city’s status. Nils Ušakovs Mayor of Riga|