Portugal Green Growth Commitment 2030

Source: IEA/IRENA Renewables Policies Database
Last updated: 18 November 2019

In  2015  the  Portuguese  Government  adopted  the  Green Growth  Commitment  (GGC).  This  strategy  grew  out  of the  Coalition  for  Green  Growth  launched  in  2014. The GGC  encompassed 16  sectors,  with  over  100  initiatives and 14 targets for 2020 and 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

Want to know more about this policy ? Learn moreLearn more

End uses covered
  • Multiple end-uses