Uruguay

Climate targets: Energy

    • [Non-binding] 31% reduction in CO2 emissions intensity per GDP unit by 2030 from 1990 level
      Energy | Intensity target | Target year: 2030
    • 29% reduction in CO2 emissions intensity per GDP unit by 2025 from 1990 level
      Energy | Intensity target | Target year: 2025
    • Adoption of biofuels: 10% bioethanol blended with gasoline, and 7% biodiesel blended in diesel fuel.
      Energy
    • 59% reduction in CH4 emissions intensity per GDP unit by 2025 from 1990 level
      Energy | Intensity target | Target year: 2025
    • Tourism Green Seal certification in 10% of tourist accommodation services
      Energy
    • Consolidation of smart grids including household appliances and smart meters in two neighborhoods or towns by 2025
      Energy | Target year: 2025
    • 52% reduction in N2O emissions intensity per GDP unit by 2025 from 1990 level
      Energy | Intensity target | Target year: 2025
    • Replacement of current equipment with efficient equipment: 80% of LED lights in public lighting by 2025
      Energy | Target year: 2025
    • Power generation from wind energy: 1,450 MW of installed power by 2025 (32% of the installed power from the National Grid System SIN)
      Energy | Target year: 2025
    • Power generation from solar energy: 220 MW of installed power by 2025 (5% of the installed power from the SIN)
      Energy | Target year: 2025
    • Power generation from biomass energy: 160 MW of installed power to deliver to the power grid by 2025 (4% of the installed power from the SIN)
      Energy | Target year: 2025
    • Power generation from biomass energy: 250 MW of installed power for self-consumption by the private -industrial sector by 2025, including 10 MW of microgeneration
      Energy | Target year: 2025
    • Use of solar collectors for domestic hot water in large users, industrial and residential users: 100 MWth of installed capacity for 2025
      Energy | Target year: 2025
    • Implementation of a residential area pilot plan of smart grids, replacing 100,000 electricity meters by smart meters by 2025
      Energy | Target year: 2025
    • Introduction of electricity accumulation technology, including accumulation and pumping systems: 300 MW installed by 2025
      Energy | Target year: 2025
    • Extension of water sources technologies for power generation (small hydroelectric power plants): 10 MW of installed power by 2025, with a focus on co-benefits for dams for irrigation
      Energy | Target year: 2025
    • [Non-binding] 63% reduction in CH4 emissions intensity per GDP unit by 2030 from 1990 level
      Energy | Intensity target | Target year: 2030
    • [Non-binding] 57% reduction in N2O emissions intensity per GDP unit by 2030 from 1990 level
      Energy | Intensity target | Target year: 2030
    • The Green Seal Certification, which includes different actions to achieve a more resilient performance of buildings, through the use of appropriate design and materials to be better prepared in the face of extreme weather events, the implementation of best practices and the installation of devices to efficiently manage and harness rainwater, and prevent erosion, will have been awarded to between 4% and 10% of tourist accommodation services by 2025
      Energy | Base year target | Target year: 2025
    • To have diversified, by 2025, the power grid sources, thus reducing the vulnerabilities resulting from the dependence of hydropower generation on climate conditions, with at least 1,700 installed MW from at least three non-traditional sources, and with the option of power accumulation plants
      Energy | Target year: 2025
For further analysis of the NDC, see Uruguay country profile on
from the Grantham Research Institute
from the Grantham Research Institute
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