Austria

Climate targets: Energy

  • This country is a member of the EU and so EU NDC data is being displayed.
    • 34% renewables of final gross energy consumption by 2020
      Energy | Fixed level target | Target year: 2020 | Base year: 2020
      Source:

      Executive | 2010

    • Stabilise energy use at 1,100 PJ by 2020
      Energy | Base year target | Target year: 2020 | Base year: 2020
      Source:

      Executive | 2010

    • 20% energy efficiency by 2020
      Energy | Base year target | Target year: 2020 | Base year: 2020
      Source:

      Executive | 2010

    • Improve primary energy intensity by 25-30% compared to 2015.

      Energy | Intensity target and trajectory target | Target year: 2030 | Base year: 2015
    • 1.5% efficiency increase of final energy consumption annually by 2020 against a 2014 baseline
      Energy | Base year target | Target year: 2020 | Base year: 2014
      Source:

      Legislative | 2014

    • 310 petajoules saved by energy efficiency (159 from suppliers, 151 from strategic measures); 80.4 petajoules by 2017 by 2014-2020 compared with a business as usual scenario
      Energy | Base year target | Target year: 2017 | Base year: Business as usual scenario
      Source:

      Legislative | 2014

    • 5vH energy intensity improvement, then 20vH by 2010, 2020
      Energy | Intensity target | Target year: 2020 | Base year: 2010, 2020
      Source:

      Legislative | 2007

    • 80% renewable of total electricity production by 2010, then 85% by 2020
      Energy | Fixed level target | Target year: 2020 | Base year: 2010, 2020
      Source:

      Executive | 2002

    • Increase the share of renewable energy in gross final energy consumption of energy to 46-50% and source 100% of electricity consumption from renewables (nationally/balanced)

      Energy | Trajectory target | Target year: 2030 | Base year: 2020
    • No more than 1,050 petajoules consumed annually by 2020
      Energy | Base year target | Target year: 2020 | Base year: 2020
      Source:

      Legislative | 2014

    • 1000MW Hydro, 2000MW Wind, 200MW Biomass and biogas, 1200MW Solar energy productions increased by 2020 against a 2010 baseline
      Energy | Fixed level target | Target year: 2020 | Base year: 2010
      Source:

      Legislative | 2011

    • 25% renewable of total energy by 2010, then 45% by 2020
      Energy | Fixed level target | Target year: 2020 | Base year: 2010, 2020
      Source:

      Legislative | 2007

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from the Grantham Research Institute
from the Grantham Research Institute
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