Concept for Kazakhstan’s Transition to Green Economy: Energy efficiency targets

Name of policy Concept for Kazakhstan’s Transition to Green Economy: Energy efficiency targets
Jurisdiction Country
Supranational region
Country Kazakhstan
Region Asia


Subnational region or state
City or local
Policy objective
  • Mitigation
Type of policy instrument
  • Target
    • GHG reduction target
      • Renewable energy target
        • Political & non-binding renewable energy target
      • Energy efficiency target
        • Political & non-binding energy efficiency target
    • Policy support
      • Strategic planning
      Sector name
      • General
        Policy description Reduction of energy intensity per GDP (vs. 2008 levels)

        2020: 25%; 2030: 30%; 2050: 50%;

        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
        • Changing activity
        • Energy efficiency
        • Renewables
        • Nuclear or CCS or fuel switch
        • Non-energy5
        Policy stringency
        Implementation state Implemented
        Date of decision 2013
        Start date of implementation 2013
        End date of implementation
        High impact No
        Impact indicator
        NameValueBase yearTarget yearComments
        Energy efficiency improvement target (%)502,0082,050% per GDP


        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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