Country profile

Georgia

Georgia

General Statistics:

  • Population: 3.7 million (2016 National Statistics Office estimate)
  • GDP: US$14.0 billion (2015, World Bank estimate)
  • Greenhouse Gas Emissions: 11.75 million metric tons gross emissions in 2006, on a carbon-dioxide equivalent basis.
  • Energy use per capita: 144,480 Kg of oil, 2013.

Important Initiatives related to Climate Change:

INDC: In its Intended Nationally Determined Contribution (INDC), submitted to the UNFCCC in 2015, Georgia set an unconditional target of reducing emissions 15% below business-as-usual levels by 2030. Georgia set a higher 25% target conditioned on international support. The text of Georgia's INDC can be viewed here.

NEEAP: Georgia is currently developing its First National Energy Efficiency Action Plan.

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LEDS Newsletter

Issue4: The LEDS webinar program enters its October sessions!

October 3, 2017

This week, the LEDS EEP continues with its webinar program on Tools and Methodologies for Municipal and Regional Sustainable Energy Planning...

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.

Libraries and Reports

Policy instruments for low-carbon development based on work from the EUFP7 project, CECILIA2050

September 19, 2017

This collection of papers contains many of the most important insights from the research undertaken by the different CECILIA2050 project partners.

News and Events