Country profile

Armenia

Armenia

General Statistics:

  • Population: 3.0 million (2011 Armenian Census)
  • GDP: US$10.6 billion (2015, World Bank estimate)
  • Greenhouse Gas Emissions: 9.8 million metric tons gross emissions in 2012 (9.3 million metric tons net, accounting for LULUCF), on a carbon-dioxide equivalent basis.
  • Energy use per capita: 135,660 Kg of oil, 2013

Important Initiatives related to Climate Change:

INDC: In its Intended Nationally Determined Contribution (INDC), submitted to the UNFCCC in 2015, Armenia set a target of emitting 663 tons per capita over the 2015-2050 period, equivalent to 5.4 tons per capital based on 1990 population. The text of Armenia’s INDC can be viewed here.

NEEAP: Armenia has produced its National Energy Efficiency Action Plan 2010-2020. The Action Plan may be found here.

Resources

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Knowledge exchange

UNEP Guide for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Laws

November 20, 2016

The Guide describes the key legal issues associated with efficiency and renewable energy resource.

Trainings and webinars

Exploring integrated energy action plans for a sustainable transition in the InSMART project

October 26, 2017

Alessandro Chiodi, Rocco De Miglio and Luís Dias present how the InSMART methodology was used in the cities of Cesena, Nottingham and Évora.

Libraries and Reports

USAID LEDS Global Climate Change Site

November 20, 2016

This site summarizes the USAID mission with respect to climate change.

News and Events