National Renewable Energy Action Plan (NREAP) Italy 2010

Name of policy National Renewable Energy Action Plan (NREAP)
Jurisdiction Country
Supranational region
Country Italy
Region Europe


Subnational region or state
City or local
Policy objective
  • Mitigation
Type of policy instrument
  • Target
    • Renewable energy target
      • Formal & legally binding renewable energy target
  • Policy support
    • Strategic planning
    Sector name
    • Electricity and heat
      • Renewables
    • General
      • Transport
        Policy description Under the EU Directive 2009/28/EC member countries of the European Union are obliged to draft and submit to the European Commission National Renewable Action Plans (NREAPs) outlining pathway which will allow them to meet their 2020 renewable energy, energy efficiency and GHG cuts targets.

        Italy 2020 renewable energy targets: Overall target: 17% of share of energy generated from renewable sources in gross final energy consumption; Heating and cooling: 17% of heat consumption met by renewable sources; Electricity: 26% of electricity demand met by electricity generated from renewable energy sources; Transport: 10% of energy demand met by renewable energy sources.

        Policy type
        • Renewables1
        Policy stringency
        Implementation state Implemented
        Date of decision 2010
        Start date of implementation
        End date of implementation
        High impact No
        Impact indicator
        NameValueBase yearTarget yearComments
        Share of renewables (%)172,020Share of renewable in gross final consumption


        Source or references http://ec.europa.eu/energy/renewables/action_plan_en.htm

        http://www.iea.org/policiesandmeasures/pams/italy

        Supports policies
        Is supported by policies
        Comments (background and assessment)
        Status Final

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