Country profile

Greece

Greece

General Statistics:

  • Population: 10.8 million (2011 Census)
  • GDP: US$194.9 billion (2015, World Bank estimate)
  • Greenhouse Gas Emissions: 110.9 million metric tons gross emissions in 2012 (108.1 million metric tons net, accounting for LUCF), on a carbon-dioxide equivalent basis. Greece’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, Greece’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: Greece has produced a National Energy Efficiency Action Plan in 2014. The Action Plan may be found here.

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.

Libraries and Reports

Energy Efficiency 2017

October 9, 2017

The Energy Efficiency 2017 report is a global tracker examining the trends, indicators, impacts and drivers of energy efficiency progress.

LEDS Newsletter

Issue3: The first LEDS-EEP webinar series continues!

September 19, 2017

This week, the LEDS-EEP continues its webinar programme series on “Tools and Methodologies for Municipal and Regional Sustainable Energy Planning”...

News and Events