Country profile

Romania

Romania

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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Knowledge exchange

Clean Development Mechanism Pipeline

November 20, 2016

Includes the Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs/NDCs) that are submitted to the UNFCCC.

Tools

Local Energy Efficiency Self-Scoring Tool, Version 3.0

September 19, 2017

This updated version of the Local Energy Efficiency Self-Scoring Tool lets you score any community’s energy efficiency efforts using ACEEE's metrics.

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