Country profile



General Statistics:

  • Population: 3.55 million (2016 Domestic Statistical Office Estimate)
  • GDP: US$6.5 billion (2015, World Bank estimate)
  • Greenhouse Gas Emissions: 11.7 million metric tons gross emissions in 1998 (10.9 million metric tons net, accounting for LULUCF), on a carbon-dioxide equivalent basis.
  • Energy use per capita: 120,820 Kg of oil, 2013

Important Initiatives related to Climate Change:

INDC: In its Intended Nationally Determined Contribution (INDC), submitted to the UNFCCC in 2015, Moldova set a target of reducing emissions 64-67% below 1990 levels by 2030. The text of Moldova’s INDC can be viewed here.

NEEAP: Moldova has elaborated its 2016-2018 draft National Energy Efficiency Action Plan and is currently waiting for its adoption in the Parliament. This version can be found here (currently only in Romanian).


view all

LEDS Newsletter

Issue7: Swifter and cleaner

November 28, 2017

With COP23 now behind us, crucial information on several carbon emission sectors has been brought to light.

Libraries and Reports

International Partnership on Mitigation and MRV Good Practices

November 20, 2016

This section allows users to filter a large collection by country or region, as well as by activity sector and language.

Libraries and Reports

Transition of Ukraine to the Renewable Energy by 2050

November 28, 2017

A study on the possibility of Ukraine’s energy sector transition to maximum share of renewable energy sources (RES) in final consumption by 2050.

News and Events