Country profile

Albania

Albania

General Statistics:

  • Population: 2.8 million (2011 national census).
  • GDP: US$11.5 billion (World Bank estimate)
  • Greenhouse Gas Emissions: 8.4 million metric tons gross emissions in 2009, on a carbon-dioxide equivalent basis.
  • Energy use per capita: 112,140 Kg of oil, 2013.

Important Initiatives related to Climate Change:

INDC: In its Intended Nationally Determined Contribution (INDC), submitted to the UNFCCC in 2015, Albania set a target of reducing emissions 11.5% below business-as-usual levels by 2030. This represents just over 700,000 tons of emissions mitigation in the year 2030. The text of Albania’s INDC can be viewed here.

NEEAP: Albania has produced its National Energy Efficiency Action Plan. The Action Plan may be found here.

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Tools

LEDS GP Low Emission Transport Toolkit

May 24, 2017

This toolkit helps users navigate a variety of resources to identify the most effective tools to build and implement low emission development strategies (LEDS) for the transport sector.

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.

Libraries and Reports

Fossil CO2 & GHG emissions of all world countries

November 7, 2017

This publication provides a fact sheet with time series of GHG emissions from most anthropogenic activities

News and Events