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.

Resources

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Trainings and webinars

Data collection methods of cities’ energy systems and networks – insights from the InSmart Project

November 30, -0001

Luís Dias presents methods and tools for data-driven integrated energy planning.

LEDS Newsletter

Issue6: It’s on to Bonn

November 1, 2017

COP23 is just one week away, and the world’s eyes will be on Bonn, Germany, to see how much progress has been made since the adoption of the Paris ...

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.

News and Events