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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.

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LEDS Newsletter

Issue5: Top picks: new webinars and the Remote Expert Assistance on LEDS!

October 11, 2017

Next week, we continue with our series on “Tools and Methodologies for Municipal and Regional Sustainable Energy Planning.” Luís Pereira Dias...

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”...

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LEDS Global Partnership Resources Collection

November 20, 2016

This collection contains dozens of case studies, best practices, guidance documents and products of other LEDS working groups from around the world.

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