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

Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Action Pipeline

November 20, 2016

The NAMA Pipeline Analysis and Database contains all submissions to the UNFCCC from developing countries and countries in transition for Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions.

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.

Regional statistics

Energy Community Strategy and Projects of Energy Community Interest

November 20, 2016

Energy Community strategy and projects of Energy Community interest .

News and Events