Country profile

Estonia

Estonia

General Statistics:

  • Population: 1.32 million (2016 Population Indicators)
  • GDP: US$22.5 billion (2015, World Bank estimate)
  • Greenhouse Gas Emissions: 19.2 million metric tons gross emissions in 2012 (17.2 million metric tons net, accounting for LUCF), on a carbon-dioxide equivalent basis. Estonia’s 2016 National Inventory Report to the UNFCCC estimated 2014 emissions to be 21.1 million metric tons gross emissions.
  • Energy use per capita: 4,600 kg of oil equivalent, 2013

Important Initiatives related to Climate Change:

INDC: As an EU member nation, Estonia’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: Estonia has produced a National Energy Efficiency Action Plan in 2017. The Action Plan may be found here (currently only in Estonian).

Resources

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Knowledge exchange

LEDS GP Resource guide for NDC finance

January 10, 2018

This Resource guide for NDC finance presents a curated selection of resources on a range of topics around finance for NDCs and LEDS.

Trainings and webinars

Overview of the EU experience on Regional Energy Planning

November 2, 2017

Pavel Manchev outlines REP and the general practices, examples and key findings across the EU.

Trainings and webinars

LEDS EEP Webinar Programme on Tools and Methodologies for Municipal and Regional Sustainable Energy Planning

November 20, 2017

The LEDS EEP presents its complete webinar series on Tools and Methodologies for Municipal and Regional Sustainable Energy Planning

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