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.

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Regional statistics

Assessment of Renewable Energy Action Plan Implementation

November 20, 2016

Assessment of renewable energy action plan implementation and the progress of renewable energy in the Energy Community.

Trainings and webinars

LEDS GP Training resources

November 20, 2016

LEDS GP provides a variety of training materials.

Tools

LEDS Energy Toolkit 2.0

November 18, 2016

A collection of leading instruments and methodologies for climate-compatible energy planning, this toolkit offers energy practitioners, policymakers, and experts a quick reference guide to some of the best-established instruments available at no or low cost

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