Policy coverage:

General
Very poor
Poor
Fair
Good
Very good
Electricity and heat
Very poor
Poor
Fair
Good
Very good
Industry
Very poor
Poor
Fair
Good
Very good
Buildings
Very poor
Poor
Fair
Good
Very good
Land transport
Very poor
Poor
Fair
Good
Very good
Agriculture and forestry
Very poor
Poor
Fair
Good
Very good

Policy matrix and sectoral coverage

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The matrix below provides an overview of what constitutes comprehensive climate policy coverage (details are provided here). The options were identified based on policies that are generally agreed to contribute to emissions reductions (IPCC, 2014), represent sector-level example policies, which have been successful in specific contexts (UNFCCC, 2018; UNEP, 2019), or are expected to result in sufficient sectoral transformation to achieve emissions reductions (Mitchell et al., 2011; GEA, 2012; OECD/IEA and IRENA, 2017; IEA, 2018, 2019). For a complete list of climate policies in this country, see the table at the bottom of the page.

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At least one policy in force
No policy in force
Not applicable
Policy option Related policies Change activity Energy efficiency Renewables Other low carbon Non-energy
Climate strategy
GHG reduction target
Coordinating body for climate strategy

Country has not adopted this policy option.

No fossil fuel subsidies

Country has not adopted this policy option.

Support for low-emission and negative emissions RD&D

Country has not adopted this policy option.

Economy-wide energy efficiency target

Country has not adopted this policy option.

Renewable target for primary energy

Country has not adopted this policy option.

Policy option Related policies Change activity Energy efficiency Renewables Other low carbon Non-energy
Support for highly efficient power plant stock
Energy reduction obligation schemes

Country has not adopted this policy option.

Renewable energy target for electricity sector

Country has not adopted this policy option.

Support scheme for renewables
Grid infrastructure development and electricity storage

Country has not adopted this policy option.

Coal and oil phase-out policies

Country has not adopted this policy option.

Support scheme for CCS

Country has not adopted this policy option.

Support for non-renewable low-carbon alternatives
Overarching carbon pricing scheme

Country has not adopted this policy option.

Energy and other taxes

Country has not adopted this policy option.

Policy option Related policies Change activity Energy efficiency Renewables Other low carbon Non-energy
Strategy for material efficiency

Country has not adopted this policy option.

Support for energy efficiency in industrial production
Energy reporting and audits

Country has not adopted this policy option.

Performance and equipment standards

Country has not adopted this policy option.

Support scheme for renewables
Support scheme for CCS

Country has not adopted this policy option.

Support scheme for fuel switch

Country has not adopted this policy option.

Carbon dioxide removal technology development

Country has not adopted this policy option.

Incentives to reduce CH4 from fuel exploration and production

Country has not adopted this policy option.

Incentives to reduce landfill CH4

Country has not adopted this policy option.

Incentives to reduce N2O from industrial processes

Country has not adopted this policy option.

Incentives to reduce F-gases
Overarching carbon pricing scheme or emissions limit

Country has not adopted this policy option.

Energy and other taxes

Country has not adopted this policy option.

Policy option Related policies Change activity Energy efficiency Renewables Other low carbon Non-energy
Urban planning strategies

Country has not adopted this policy option.

Building codes and standards as well as support for highly efficient construction

Country has not adopted this policy option.

Performance and equipment standards as well as support for highly efficient appliances

Country has not adopted this policy option.

Support scheme for heating and cooling

Country has not adopted this policy option.

Support scheme for hot water and cooking

Country has not adopted this policy option.

Energy and other taxes

Country has not adopted this policy option.

Policy option Related policies Change activity Energy efficiency Renewables Other low carbon Non-energy
Urban planning and infrastructure investment

Country has not adopted this policy option.

Energy/emissions performance standards or support for energy efficient light-duty vehicles

Country has not adopted this policy option.

Energy/emissions performance standards or support for energy efficient heavy-duty vehicles

Country has not adopted this policy option.

Support scheme for biofuels
Support for modal share switch

Country has not adopted this policy option.

Support for low-emissions land transportation

Country has not adopted this policy option.

Tax on fuel and/or emissions

Country has not adopted this policy option.

Policy option Related policies Change activity Energy efficiency Renewables Other low carbon Non-energy
Standards and support for sustainable agricultural practices and use of agricultural products

Country has not adopted this policy option.

Incentives to reduce CO2 emissions from agriculture

Country has not adopted this policy option.

Incentives to reduce CH4 emissions from agriculture

Country has not adopted this policy option.

Incentives to reduce N2O emissions from agriculture

Country has not adopted this policy option.

Incentives to reduce deforestation and enhance afforestation and reforestation

Country has not adopted this policy option.

Sustainability standards for biomass use

Country has not adopted this policy option.

List of climate policies in Greece

Policies (15)
Policy name Sector Policy type Decision date
Kigali Amendment on HFCs 2018
Compensation to carbon intensive industries (sectors and sub-sectors) exposed to carbon leakage caused by the indirect costs of the EU Emissions Trading Scheme 2014
Law 4001/2011 on the Operation of Electricity and Gas Energy Markets, for Exploration, Production and Transmission Networks of Hydrocarbons and other provisions€ 2011
Law 3831/2010 on Revision of the vehicle taxes regime for vehicles, abolishment of the vehicles recycling measures (scrappage scheme) and measures for tackling atmospheric pollution 2010
Law 3851/2010 on Accelerating the development of Renewable Energy Sources to address climate change and other provisions on jurisdiction of the Ministry of Environment, Energy and Climate Change€ 2010
Law 3855/2010 on Measures to improve Energy efficiency in end use, energy services and other provisions€ 2010
Law 3889/2010 Financing Environmental Interventions, Green Fund, Ratification of Forest Maps and other provisions 2010

Greece policies

Distribution across mitigation areas

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7
4
5
7