Law on the establishment of infrastructure for alternative fuels ( 2016 )

Aims include decarbonisation and improving the environmental efficiency of the transport sector.…read more

Law on Renewable Energy Sources and Highly Effective Cogeneration ( 2015 )

The purpose of this law is to create a regulatory framework to promote the production of electricity from renewable energy sources and high efficiency co-generation, and to create incentives for consuming energy from renewable sources. It creates a support system for renewable energy production facilities in the form of a market premium and a guaranteed…read more

Law on Renewable Energy Sources and Highly Efficient Cogeneration ( 2015 )

One of the purposes of the Act is efficient use of energy and reducing the impact of fossil fuels on the environment.…read more

Law on Energy Efficiency ( 2014 )

GHG reduction is one of the stated purposes of the Act.…read more

Law on the promotion of clean and energy efficient vehicles on roads ( 2013 )

Aims to reduce CO2 emissions and improve energy efficiency.…read more

Energy Act ( 2012 )

This document implements the Third EU Energy Package into Croatian law. It sets further measures related to security of supply, power generation and use. Art. 26 determines the feed-in tariffs for renewably sourced electricity.…read more

Air Protection Law ( 2011 / Mitigation Framework )

This law addresses climate change mitigation, adaptation, and protection on the ozone layer. There are numerous climate change-related regulations and ordinances promulgated under it, such as the Regulation on the establishment of the Commission for inter-sectoral coordination of policies and measures to mitigate and adapt to climate change (2014) and the Regulation on the method…read more

Law on Biofuels for Transport ( 2009 )

GHG reduction is one of the stated purposes of the Act. The Act is implemented through various regulations and ordinances such as the Regulation on Promotion of Biofuel for Transport 2011 and the Regulation on the conditions and procedure for incentives for the production of biofuels for transport 2011.…read more

Environmental Protection Act ( 2007 )

Although this is a general environmental legislation, it has references to climate change mitigation, emission permits, emission trading. There are several regulations and ordinances promulgated under it, such as the Ordinance on Availability of Information on Fuel economy and CO2 Emissions of New Passenger Cars 2007.…read more

Environmental Protection and Energy Efficiency Fund Act ( 2003 )

The assets of the Fund are to be used to finance, among others, climate change mitigation, renewable energy and energy efficiency.…read more

National Reform Programme 2016 ( 2016 )

Targets include reduced GHG emissions, increased share of renewables and increased energy efficiency.…read more

Regulation on the internal organization of the Ministry of Environment and Nature ( 2014 )

Establishes a Department for climate activities and sustainable development and tasks it with monitoring GHG emissions, and preparation and implementation of measures to mitigate and adapt to climate change.…read more

Regulation on the adoption of the Plan for the air protection, protection of the ozone layer and climate change mitigation in the Republic of Croatia for the period 2013-2017 ( 2013 )

This regulation adopts the Plan for Airspace, Ozone Layer and Mitigation of the Climate Change in the Republic of Croatia for the Period 2013 - 2017. This Plan defines the objectives and priorities for the protection of air, ozone layer and mitigation of climate change in the Republic of Croatia in a five year period.…read more

Strategy for Sustainable Development of the Republic of Croatia ( 2009 )

Adopted pursuant to Article 44 of the Environmental Protection Act 2007.…read more

Economy-wide

NDC Laws and National Policies

The European Union and its 28 Member States submitted a joint NDC: at least 40% domestic reduction in GHG emissions by 2030 compared to 1990

Economy Wide | Base Year Target | Target year: 2030 | Base year: 1990

Source: NDC

80-95% cut in GHG emissions by 2050 compared with a 1990 baseline

Economy Wide | Base Year Target | Target year: 2050 | Base year: 1990 | Source(s): Regulation... (2013 / Executive)

20% cut in emissions from ETS sectors, 11% cut from non-ETS sectors by 2020 compared with a 2005 baseline

Economy Wide | Base Year Target | Target year: 2020 | Base year: 2005 | Source(s): Regulation... (2013 / Executive)

31% cut in N2O emissions to 87kt and 34% cut in VOC emissions to 90kt by 2020 against a 2005 baseline

Economy Wide | Fixed Level Target | Target year: 2020 | Base year: 2005 | Source(s): Regulation... (2013 / Executive)

Energy

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.

12% avg. energy from renewables, 21% electricity from renewables

Renewable Energy | Fixed Level Target | Target year: N/A | Base year: N/A | Source(s): Strategy f... (2009 / Executive)

80% energy from renewables by 2050

Renewable Energy | Base Year Target | Target year: 2050 | Base year: 2050 | Source(s): Regulation... (2013 / Executive)

15PJ energy from biomass by 2010, then 26PJ by 2020

Renewable Energy | Trajectory Target | Target year: 2020 | Base year: 2010, 2020 | Source(s): ...

20% heating and cooling from renewables by 2020

Renewable Energy | Base Year Target | Target year: 2020 | Base year: 2020 | Source(s): Regulation... (2013 / Executive), ..., ...

35% electricity from renewable sources by 2020

Renewable Energy | Base Year Target | Target year: 2020 | Base year: 2020 | Source(s): Regulation... (2013 / Executive), ..., ...

20% renewable energy sources by 2020

Renewable Energy | Base Year Target | Target year: 2020 | Base year: 2020 | Source(s): Air Protec... (2011 / Legislative), Regulation... (2013 / Executive), Strategy f... (2009 / Executive), National R... (2016 / Executive), Law on Ren... (2015 / Legislative), ...

13.65 primary electricity from renewable sources by 2020

Renewable Energy | Fixed Level Target | Target year: 2020 | Base year: 2020 | Source(s): Regulation... (2013 / Executive)

10% cut in GHG emissions from liquid petroleum fuels by 2012 against a 2010 baseline

Biofuels | Base Year Target | Target year: 2012 | Base year: 2010 | Source(s): Regulation... (2013 / Executive)

19.77 PJ energy saved (6.7 household, 3.64 services, 3.4 industry, 6.03 transport) by 2016 compared with a avg. (2001-2005) scenario

Energy Efficiency | Base Year Target | Target year: 2016 | Base year: avg. (2001-2005) | Source(s): ...

1-2% annual decrease in energy intensity per unit GDP (to meet 7% energy demand in 2015) by 2015

Energy Intensity | Intensity Target | Target year: 2015 | Base year: N/A | Source(s): Strategy f... (2009 / Executive)

11.15 primary energy consumption TOE, 7% final energy consumption TOE by 2020

Energy Efficiency | Base Year Target | Target year: 2020 | Base year: 2020 | Source(s): National R... (2016 / Executive), ...

1.938 PJ energy saved annually by 2020 against a 2014 baseline

Energy Efficiency | Base Year Target | Target year: 2020 | Base year: 2014 | Source(s): ...

22.76PJ energy saved by 2020 compared with a avg. (2001-2005) scenario

Energy Efficiency | Base Year Target | Target year: 2020 | Base year: avg. (2001-2005) | Source(s): ...

20% cut in direct energy consumption by 2012

Energy Efficiency | Base Year Target | Target year: 2012 | Base year: N/A | Source(s): Strategy f... (2009 / Executive)

9% cut in indirect energy consumption compared to average by 2006 compared with a avg. (2001-2005) scenario

Energy Efficiency | Base Year Target | Target year: 2006 | Base year: avg. (2001-2005) | Source(s): Strategy f... (2009 / Executive)

10% cut direct energy consumption compared to average by 2020 compared with a avg. (2001-2005) scenario

Energy Efficiency | Base Year Target | Target year: 2020 | Base year: avg. (2001-2005) | Source(s): Regulation... (2013 / Executive)

Transportation

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.

2% biofuel in transport liquid fuel mix by 2005, then 5.75% by 2010

Biofuels | Trajectory Target | Target year: 2010 | Base year: 2005, 2010 | Source(s): ...

10% transport energy from renewables by 2020

Renewable Energy | Base Year Target | Target year: 2020 | Base year: 2020 | Source(s): Regulation... (2013 / Executive), ..., ...

Waste

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.

35% cut in biodegradable landfill waste by 2020 against a 1997 baseline

Waste Reduction | Base Year Target | Target year: 2020 | Base year: 1997 | Source(s): Regulation... (2013 / Executive)

Agriculture

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Buildings

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Coastal Zones

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Cross-Cutting Area

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Disaster Risk Management (DRM)

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Environment

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Health

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Industry

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

LULUCF

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Social Development

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Tourism

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Urban

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Water

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.
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Last modified 14 September, 2017