Country profile



General Statistics:

  • Population: 20.1 million (2011 Romanian Population and Housing Census)
  • GDP: US$177.9 billion (2015, World Bank estimate)
  • Energy use per capita: 1,592 kg of oil, 2013
  • Greenhouse gas emissions: 118.8 million metric tons gross emissions in 2012 (98.3 million metric tons net, accounting for LULUCF), on a carbon-dioxide equivalent basis.

Important Initiatives related to Climate Change:

INDC: As an EU member nation, Romania’s commitment is contained within the larger European Union INDC, which commits its 28 members to a combined reduction of 40% below 1990 levels by 2030. The text of the European Union INDC can be viewed here.

NEEAP: Romania has produced a “Report on the Progress Registered in Achieving the National Targets for Energy Efficiency.” The report may be found here.


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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.

Trainings and webinars

The Green Agenda Process

December 7, 2017

Stole Georgiev presents the Green Agenda methodology and its implementation in Macedonia for the development of Municipal Climate Change Strategies

Trainings and webinars

Exploring integrated energy action plans for a sustainable transition in the InSMART project

October 26, 2017

Alessandro Chiodi, Rocco De Miglio and Luís Dias present how the InSMART methodology was used in the cities of Cesena, Nottingham and Évora.

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