Vidzeme Planning Region

Vidzeme Planning Region (VPR) comprises the former district municipalities of Aluksne, Cesis, Gulbene, Madona, Valka, and Valmiera. There are 25 local municipalities and the city Valmiera with 240.000 inhabitants. The main goal of VPR is to ensure regional planning and coordination, as well as cooperation between municipalities and different governmental institutions.

  • Provision of planning services on national, regional and local level
  • Elaboration of entrepreneurship, employment and social policies
  • Coordination and promotion of a sustainable development of the Vidzeme region by providing effective services to local inhabitants, NGOs, entrepreneurs and municipalities

Competencies and experiences for the LowTEMP project

  • VPR aims at increasing energy efficiency and the use of renewable energy resources
  • VPR is currently implementing 4 energy efficiency projects
  • VPR represents the interests of Vidzeme internationally in the Urban Agenda Partnership on Energy Transition

Main role and activities in the LowTEMP project


Project and Development Department



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