Country:Portugal
Year:2015
Policy status:In Force
Date Effective:2015
Date Ended:2030
Policy Type:Policy Support>Strategic planning
Policy Target:Multiple RE Sources>All
Policy Sector:Multi-sectoral Policy
URL:http://www.greengrowthknowledge.org/sites/default/files/CrescimentoVerde_EN_Portugal.pdf
URL:http://www.crescimentoverde.gov.pt/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/2015_02_0Portugal-green-taxation-reforma-and-green-growth-deal.pdf
Description:

Portugal recognising importance of sustainable development and natural resources preservation (such as drinking water) compiled extensive document called “Green Growth Commitments” with quantifiable targets for 2030. Eleventh goal established new renewable energy target for 2030.  

 

Goal 1

Increase “green” GVA

From 1.5 billion euros in 2013 to 2.1 billion euros in 2020 and 3.4 billion euros in 2030.

Goal 2

Increase “green” exports

From 560 million euros in 2013 to 790 million euros in 2020 and 1.28 billion euros in 2030.

Goal 3

Create “green” jobs

From 75,500 jobs in 2013, to 100,400 in 2020 and 151,000 in 2030.

Goal 4

Increase productivity of materials

From €1.14 of GDP/kg materials consumed in 2013, to 1.17 in 2020 and 1.72 in 2030 (reaching the European target of 30% growth by 2030).

Goal 5

Increase the incorporation of waste into the economy

From 56% in 2012, to 68% in 2020 and 86% in 2030.

Goal 6

Focus on urban rehabilitation

Increasing rehabilitation as a share of total construction from 10.3% in 2013 to 17% in 2020 and 23% in 2030.

Goal 7

Improve energy efficiency

From 129 toe/€M of GDP in 2013 to 122 toe/€M of GDP in 2020 and 101 toe/€M of GDP in 2030.

Goal 8

Improve water efficiency

From 35% of unbilled water in 2012 to a maximum of 25% in 2020 and 20% in 2030.

Goal 9

Increase public transport use

From 10.894 million pkm in 2013 to 12.528 million in 2020 and 15.296 million in 2030.

Goal 10

Reduce CO2 emissions

From 87.8 Mt CO2 in 2005 to 68-72 Mt CO2 in 2020 and 52.7-61.5 Mt CO2 in 2030, (contingent on the conclusions of the European negotiations).

Goal 11

Boost the share of renewable energy

From 25.7% of final energy consumption in 2013 to 31% in 2020 and 40% in 2030.

Goal 12

Improve the condition of bodies of water

From 52% with a rating of “good” or higher in 2010 to 79.8% in 2021 and 100% in 2027.

Goal 13

Improve air quality

From an average of 14 days of “poor” or “bad” air quality according to the Air Quality Index in 2013 to a maximum average of 9 days by 2020 and an average of 2 days by 2030.

Goal 14

Enhance biodiversity

From 81 species and 46 habitats with “favourable” conservation status per bio-geographical region in 2012 to 96 species and 53 habitats in 2030, ensuring that

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