Country:Lithuania
Year:2007
Policy status:Ended
Jurisdiction:National
Date Effective:2007
Policy Type:Policy Support>Strategic planning
Energy Efficiency Policy Targets:Multi-Sectoral Policy
Agency:The ministry of Economy
Legal References:the Order No 4-270 of the Minister of Economy of the Republic of Lithuania
Energy Efficiency Description:

Implementation of Energy Efficiency Action plan provides for final energy savings to amount to 1092 GWh/year in 2010 (726 GWh/year if early actions are excluded) and 4725 GWh/year in 2016. This target corresponds to the National Energy Independence Strategy determines the target to consume 1.5 % less energy annually (to consume 17 % less energy in 2020 compared to 2009 level).This target also involves modernization of buildings.

The following measures are applied to increase energy efficiency:

  • Voluntary agreements with energy companies. Planned energy savings in 2010 – 110 GWh, 2016 – 740 GWh. Starts in 2009 and ends in 2016;
  • Lithuanian Environmental Investment Fund subsidies for measures reducing negative impact on the environment;
  • Requirement to purchase energy-efficient goods and National Green Procurement Implementation Programme;
  • Design requirements, Energy Star labelling for office equipment, Energy efficiency labelling for household appliances;
  • Modernization and development of the existing district heating systems subsidized via the EU Structural Funds.

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