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Country  Type  Sector  End use / Technology  

Argentina  Energy savings reduction of 10% in the industry, transport and residential sectors and 12% savings in the services sector by 2016, relative to a 2007 baseline.  Energy consumption  Buildings, Residential, Nonresidential, Industry, Transport  
Australia  A 40% improvement in energy productivity between 2015 and 2030, where productivity is measured as the ratio of economic output (GDP) to primary energy use in petajoules (PJ).  Energy productivity  
Austria  Final energy consumption in 2020 must not exceed 1,050 petajoules (PJ) compared to baseline projection of 1320 PJ.  Energy consumption  Multisector  
Belgium  An 18% reduction in primary energy consumption by 2020 relative to a 2007 baseline (53.3 Mtoe).  Energy consumption  
Brazil  A 10% reduction in energy consumption (equivalent to a reduction in electricity generation) by 2030.  Energy consumption  
Canada  Different energy efficiency targets by State  commitment of Council of Federation of 20% increase in energy efficiency by 2020.  Energy intensity  Multisector  
China  A 15% reduction in energy intensity by 2020 (relative to a base year of 2015), where energy intensity is measured as the ratio of primary energy consumption to economic output (GDP).  Energy intensity  
Czech Republic  A 20% reduction in energy consumption relative to 2007 levels by 2020.  Energy consumption  Multisector  
Denmark  A 14.5% reduction in primary energy consumption by 2020 relative to 2006 levels.  Energy consumption  Multisector  
Estonia  A 13.1% reduction in primary energy consumption by 2020 relative to 2006 levels.  Energy consumption  Multisector  
Finland  48.99 terawatthours of cumulative energy savings between 2014 and 2020.  Energy consumption  Multisector  
France  Reduction of final energy consumption to 131.4 Mtoe (excluding international air travel) and primary consumption to 219.9 Mtoe in 2020 (excluding nonenergy use and international air travel) where energy consumption is measures as the final energy demand in tonnes of oilequivalent (toe).  Energy consumption  Multisector  
Germany  A 20% reduction of primary energy consumption by 2020 and 50% by 2050. Reduction is relative to the 2008 baseline year.  Energy consumption  Multisector  
Greece  3332.7 ktoe of cumulative energy savings between 2014 and 2020.  Energy consumption  
Hungary  Total primary energy consumption in 2020 must not exceed 1009 PJ.  Energy consumption  
India  Qualitative target of reducing energy intensity though standards and labelling, building codes, DSM, capacity building and human resource development by target year 2018.  Energy intensity  Multisector  
Indonesia  A decrease in energy elasticity a function of GDP to below one by 2025, where energy elasticity is measured as the ratio of the rate of change of total primary energy supply to the rate of change of GDP.  Energy elasticity  Multisector  
Ireland  Primary energy consumption of 173,326 GWh in 2020.  Energy consumption  
Italy  20 Mtoe of primary energy saved per year from baseline year 2014 to target year 2020.  Energy consumption  Multisector  
Japan  An increase in the ratio of nextgeneration vehicles to all new vehicles by 2030.  Transactional  Transport  Road transport 
Japan  A 13% reduction in energy demand by 2030 by making facilities and equipment more efficient, optimal use of energy and increasing the visibility of energy consumption data.  Transactional  Residential, Transport  
Japan  Improving uptake of highly efficient lighting equipment (e.g. LED and organic EL lighting). The target is considered a ratio of efficient lighting products to previous products available for purchase (flow) and ratio of efficient lighting products to previous products installed and in operation (stock).  Transactional  Lighting  
Korea, Republic of  Final energy consumption reduced 13% below business as usual levels by 2035, where consumption is measured as final energy demand in tonnes of oilequivalent (toe).  Energy consumption  Multisector  
Luxembourg  Primary energy consumption of 52,111 GWh in 2020.  Energy consumption  
Mexico  An increase in the amount of final energy consumption covered by regulation from 46% in 2012 to 51% in 2018.  Policy progress  Multisector  
Netherlands  482 PJ of cumulative primary energy efficiency improvements from 20142020.  Energy consumption  
Norway  40 TWh of combined energy savings and renewable energy generation by 2020.  Energy consumption  
Poland  13.33 Mtoe of primary energy savings by 2020.  Energy consumption  
Portugal  10% reduction in final energy consumption compared to baseline year 2008.  Energy consumption  
Russian Federation  40% reduction in the ratio of energy consumption to economic output (GDP) from base year 2007 to target year 2020.  Energy intensity  
Saudi Arabia  30% reduction of electricity intensity from base year 2005 to target year 2030.  Energy intensity  
Slovakia  20% energy savings based on average final energy consumption from 20012005.  Energy consumption  Multisector  
South Africa  An overall reduction in forecast final energy demand in 2015 (based on 2000 levels) of 12%. This includes targets for industry and mining (15%), commercial and public buildings (15%), residential (10%) and transport (9%).  Energy consumption  Multisector  
Spain  24.7% reduction in primary energy consumption by 2020 relative to baseline year 2007.  Energy consumption  
Sweden  20% reduction in the ratio of primary energy consumption to economic output (GDP) from base year 2008 to target year 2020.  Energy intensity  
Switzerland 
Reduction of 16% final energy consumption per head up to 2020 compared to 2000 Per Person target due to growing population (around 1% growth of population per year) Article 3 Swiss Law on Energy from 30 September 2016

Energy consumption  Multisector  
Switzerland 
Reduction of final energy consumption of 43% per person up to 2035 compared to 2000 Per person target due to growing popultion (aroung 1% population growth per year) Article 3 Swiss Law on Energy from 30 September 2016 
Energy consumption  Multisector  
Switzerland 
3% reduction in final electricty consumption per head up to 2020 compared to 2000 Per person target due to growing population (around 1% popultation growth per year) Article 3 Swiss Law on Energy from 30 September 2016 
Energy consumption  Multisector  
Switzerland 
Reduction of Final Electricity Consumption per person of 13% up to 2035 compared to 2000 Per person target due to growing population (1% population growth per year) Article 3 of Swiss Law on Energy from 30 September 2016 
Energy consumption  Multisector  
Thailand  A target to reduce energy intensity by 30% in 2036 compared with that in 2010, where energy intensity is measured as the ratio of final energy consumption to economic output (GDP).  Energy intensity  Multisector  
Turkey  20% reduction in the ratio of final energy consumption to economic output (GDP) from base year 2008 to target year 2023.  Energy intensity  
United Kingdom  Final energy consumption of 129.2 Mtoe, equal to 18% reduction in final energy consumption relative to 2007 businessasusual projection, where energy consumption is measured as the final energy demand in tonnes of oilequivalent (toe).  Energy consumption  Multisector  
United States  Target to double energy productivity by 2030, where energy productivity is measured as the ratio of economic output (GDP expressed in real terms, deflated to 2005 USD) to primary energy use (mmBTU).  Energy productivity  Multisector  
Morocco  A 5% reduction in energy consumption by 2020.  Energy consumption  
Morocco  A 20% reduction in energy consumption by 2030.  Energy consumption  Multisector  
Viet Nam  Under VNEEP, an energy savings goal of 3%–5% of the total energy demand (compared to businessasusual (BAU)) during 2006–2010 and 5%–8%, equivalent to 11 million TOE to 17 million TOE in the period 20122015. In reality the percentage of saving is up to 6% after five years. New target for 20162020 is now under proposal. (Decision No. 1427)  Energy consumption  Multisector  Other 