Austria

Climate and Energy Fund Act

Legislative
Law
Passed in 2007
The Act supports the development of a sustainable energy system for Austria and the reduction of GHG emissions. Its targets include cutting energy consumption by 25% by 2010 and 45% by 2020. Energy intensity must be decreased by 5% by 2010 and by 20% by 2020. The Fund's activities are focused on three key areas: research into renewable energy systems, development and testing of new transport systems, and acceleration of commercial climate mitigation measures.

  • 5vH energy intensity improvement, then 20vH by 2010, 2020
    Energy | Intensity target | Target year: 2020 | Base year: 2010, 2020
  • 25% renewable of total energy by 2010, then 45% by 2020
    Energy | Fixed level target | Target year: 2020 | Base year: 2010, 2020
from the Grantham Research Institute
from the Grantham Research Institute
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