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.

Resources

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Trainings and webinars

An integrated planning framework for the development of sustainable and resilient cities (InSMART)

October 12, 2017

Rocco de Miglio and Alessandro Chiodi present InSMART, a novel step by step approach for developing city plans.

Knowledge exchange

LEDS GP - Remote Expert Assistance in LEDS

November 20, 2016

The Remote Expert Assistance in LEDS (or REAL) program provides skilled support to those beginning LEDS work.

Regional statistics

South East Europe Power Statistics

September 19, 2017

Balkan Energy's complimentary publication including SEE, Hungary and Turkey.

News and Events