Concept for Kazakhstan’s Transition to Green Economy

Name of policy Concept for Kazakhstan’s Transition to Green Economy: Renewables in the power sector
Jurisdiction Country
Supranational region
Country Kazakhstan
Region Asia


Subnational region or state
City or local
Policy objective
  • Mitigation
  • Adaptation
Type of policy instrument
  • Target
    • GHG reduction target
      • Political & non-binding GHG reduction target
    • Renewable energy target
      • Political & non-binding renewable energy target
  • Policy support
    • Strategic planning
    Sector name
    • Electricity and heat
      • Nuclear
      • Renewables
    Policy description Share of alternative energy sources (solar, wind, hydro and nuclear)in electricity production:

    2020: Solar and wind not less than 3%

    2030: 30%

    2050: 50%

    Reduction of CO2 emissions in electricity production (vs. 2012 levels)

    2020: 0%

    2030: -15%

    2050: -40%

    Policy type
    • Renewables
    • Nuclear or CCS or fuel switch2
    Policy stringency
    Implementation state Implemented
    Date of decision
    Start date of implementation 2013
    End date of implementation
    High impact No
    Impact indicator


    Source or references http://gbpp.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/Green_Concept_En.pdf
    Supports policies
    Is supported by policies
    Comments (background and assessment)
    Status Final

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