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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LEDS Newsletter

Issue6: It’s on to Bonn

November 1, 2017

COP23 is just one week away, and the world’s eyes will be on Bonn, Germany, to see how much progress has been made since the adoption of the Paris ...

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.

LEDS Newsletter

Issue2: Tune in to the LEDS-EEP webinar series!

September 11, 2017

Last week, the LEDS-EEP started its nine-part webinar series on “Tools and Methodologies for Municipal and Regional Sustainable Energy Planning”...

News and Events