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Reirs instructs Ministry of Finance institutions and capital companies to save energy

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Finance Minister Janis Reirs Photograph: Evija Trifanova/LETA
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On Wednesday, August 17, Finance Minister Jānis Reirs (JV) instructed all institutions of the Ministry of Finance (FM) and capital companies to take energy-saving measures, including abandoning decorative lighting of facades. knowledgeable.

The decision was made to conserve energy and to overcome the challenges of the approaching warming season in solidarity, caused by the rise in global energy prices, driven by Russia’s brutal war and the blackmail of energy resources.

The Minister also urges heads of institutions and employees to evaluate and discuss daily habits during the upcoming heating season, raise awareness of energy efficiency and promote smart management and use of energy resources.

The institutions affiliated to the Ministry of Finance are the State Treasury, the Central Finance and Procurement Agency, the State Revenue Administration, the Lottery and Gambling Supervision Inspectorate, and the Purchasing Supervision Department.

The Ministry owns state capital shares in the capital companies “Development Financial Institution “Altum”, VAS “Latvijas Lotto”, VAS “Valsts nekustamie epäsumi”, VSIA “Latvijasprovs birojs”, JSC “Augstsprieguma tīkls”.

According to the Prime Minister’s decision, FM will provide information to the Ministry of Economy until 19 August 2022 about the energy consumption reduction measures implemented and planned by the ministry institutions and capital companies so far in the 2022/2023 heating season. as well as on the amount of thermal energy, projected needs for electricity and the expected fuel and natural gas savings in shipping.

Released: 17.08.2022 15:47

Source: Tv Net

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