Energy efficiency Strategy Paper 2012-2023 Turkey 2012

Name of policy Energy efficiency Strategy Paper 2012-2023
Jurisdiction Country
Supranational region
Country Turkey
Region Asia


Subnational region or state
City or local
Policy objective
  • Mitigation
Type of policy instrument
  • Target
    • Energy efficiency target
      • Political & non-binding energy efficiency target
  • Policy support
    • Strategic planning
    Sector name
    • Electricity and heat
      • Renewables
    • Buildings
      • General
        Policy description Executive. Energy intensity reduction of 20% bu 2023.

        It is proposed with this document to determine a political set supported with result focused and concrete targets and to define the to be made activities necessary for reaching targets together with the enterprises responsible for making these activities; to act in the framework of a collaboration and participatory approach of public and private sector and NGOs. It is targeted with this document to decrease at least 20% of amount of energy consumed per GDP of Turkey in the year 2023 (energy intensity). Meeting at least 20% of the annual energy demand of new buildings via renewable energy resources as of 2017

        Target: - (economy-wide) Energy intensity reduction of 20% bu 2023, relative to 2008 - (buildings) Meeting at least 20% of the annual energy demand of new buildings via renewable energy resources as of 2017

        Policy type
        • Energy efficiency1
        Policy stringency
        Implementation state Implemented
        Date of decision 2012
        Start date of implementation
        End date of implementation
        High impact GHG reduction
        Impact indicator
        NameValueBase yearTarget yearComments
        Energy efficiency improvement target (%)
        Share of renewables (%)
        202,0082,023
        2,017
        covering energy demand of new buildings as of 2017


        Source or references http://www.eie.gov.tr/verimlilik/document/Energy_Efficiency_Strategy_Paper.pdf
        Supports policies
        Is supported by policies
        Comments (background and assessment) CD-LINKS policy status: planned
        Status Final

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