Country profile

Bulgaria

Bulgaria

General Statistics:

  • Population: 7.15 million (2015 Bulgarian Census)
  • GDP: US$48.9 billion (2015, World Bank estimate)
  • Energy use per capita: 2,327 kg of oil equivalent, 2013
  • Greenhouse gas emissions: Greenhouse Gas Emissions: 61.3 million metric tons gross emissions in 2012 (53.1 million metric tons net, accounting for LULUCF), on a carbon-dioxide equivalent basis.

Important Initiatives related to Climate Change:

INDC: As an EU member nation, Bulgaria’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: Bulgaria has produced a National Energy Efficiency Action Plan. The Action Plan may be found here.

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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”...

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.

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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