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.

Resources

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Libraries and Reports

South East Europe Electricity Roadmap - Regional Report 2017

September 21, 2017

The South East Europe Electricity Roadmap (SEERMAP) project develops electricity sector scenarios until 2050.

LEDS Newsletter

Issue7: Swifter and cleaner

November 28, 2017

With COP23 now behind us, crucial information on several carbon emission sectors has been brought to light.

Trainings and webinars

LEDS EEP Webinar Programme on Tools and Methodologies for Municipal and Regional Sustainable Energy Planning

November 20, 2017

The LEDS EEP presents its complete webinar series on Tools and Methodologies for Municipal and Regional Sustainable Energy Planning

News and Events