Country Assessments

Moldova Savings Policy Assessment

Country Overview

BAU

Business as usual

Min. Amb.

Minimum Ambition

High Amb.

High Ambition

ANNUAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION OF FIVE APPLIANCES IN 2030 (TWh)

Energy savings (TWh)

0.51

Percentage of total electicity use (%)

10.36

ANNUAL CO₂ EMISSIONS FROM FIVE APPLIANCES IN 2030 (Million tonnes)

CO2 emissions avoided (Million tonnes)

0.19

Equivalent to number of passenger cars (thousands)

100

ANNUAL ENERGY COSTS OF FIVE APPLIANCES IN 2030 (Million US$)

Energy Bill

Energy bill savings (Million US$)

57

Energy plant

Equivalent to number of building new power plants
(100MW)

1

SAVINGS, SHARE OF DIFFERENT APPLIANCES IN 2030 (%)

TOTAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION OF FIVE APPLIANCES IN THREE SCENARIOS (BUSINESS AS USUAL, MINIMUM AMBITION , HIGH AMBITION) (TWh)

COUNTRY GENERAL INFORMATION

Electrification rate (%)

100

Transmission and distribution loss factor (%)

22

CO2 emissions factor (kg/kWh)

0.29

Population 2018 (million)

4.05

GDP per capita 2018 ($)

3,189

Residential electricity price ($/kWh)

0.11

CUMULATIVE SAVINGS (2020 - 2030)

Energy savings (TWh)

3.51

CO2 emissions avoided (Million tonnes)

1.31

Energy bill savings (Million US$)

389

Lighting

BAU

Business as usual

Min. Amb.

Minimum Ambition

High Amb.

High Ambition

ANNUAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION FROM LIGHTING IN 2030 (GWh)

Energy savings (GWh)

92

Percentage of total electicity use (%)

1.86

ANNUAL CO₂ EMISSIONS FROM LIGHTING IN 2030 (Thousand tonnes)

CO2 emissions avoided (Thousand tonnes)

34

Equivalent to number of passenger cars (thousands)

20

ANNUAL ENERGY COSTS FROM LIGHTING IN 2030 (Million US$)

Energy Bill

Energy bill savings (Million US$)

10.2

Energy Plant

Equivalent to number of building new power plants
(20MW)

1

CUMULATIVE SAVINGS (2020 - 2030)

Energy savings (TWh)

1.25

CO2 emissions avoided (Thousand tonnes)

466

Energy bill savings (Million US$)

138

TOTAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION OF LIGHTING IN THREE SCENARIOS (BUSINESS AS USUAL, MINIMUM AMBITION, HIGH AMBITION) (TWh)

Refrigerator

BAU

Business as usual

Min. Amb.

Minimum Ambition

High Amb.

High Ambition

ANNUAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION FROM RESIDENTIAL REFRIGERATORS IN 2030 (GWh)

Energy savings (GWh)

264

Percentage of total electicity use (%)

5.37

ANNUAL CO₂ EMISSIONS FROM RESIDENTIAL REFRIGERATORS IN 2030 (Thousand tonnes)

CO2 emissions avoided (Thousand tonnes)

98

Equivalent to number of passenger cars (thousands)

50

ANNUAL ENERGY COSTS FROM RESIDENTIAL REFRIGERATORS IN 2030 (Million US$)

Energy Bill

Energy bill savings (Million US$)

29.4

Energy Plant

Equivalent to number of building new power plants
(20MW)

3

CUMULATIVE SAVINGS (2020 - 2030)

Energy savings (TWh)

1.44

CO2 emissions avoided (Thousand tonnes)

537

Energy bill savings (Million US$)

160

TOTAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION OF RESIDENTIAL REFRIGERATORS IN THREE SCENARIOS (BUSINESS AS USUAL, MINIMUM AMBITION, HIGH AMBITION) (GWh)

Air Conditioner

BAU

Business as usual

Min. Amb.

Minimum Ambition

High Amb.

High Ambition

ANNUAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION FROM ROOM AIR CONDITIONERS IN 2030 (GWh)

Energy savings (GWh)

37

Percentage of total electicity use (%)

0.77

ANNUAL CO₂ EMISSIONS FROM ROOM AIR CONDITIONERS IN 2030 (Thousand tonnes)

CO2 emissions avoided (Thousand tonnes)

14.1

Equivalent to number of passenger cars (thousands)

8

ANNUAL ENERGY COSTS FROM ROOM AIR CONDITIONERS IN 2030 (Million US$)

Energy Bill

Energy bill savings (Million US$)

4.2

Energy Plant

Equivalent to number of building new power plants
(5MW)

1

CUMULATIVE SAVINGS (2020 - 2030)

Energy savings (GWh)

204

CO2 emissions avoided (Thousand tonnes)

76.1

Energy bill savings (Million US$)

22.6

TOTAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION OF ROOM AIR CONDITIONERS IN THREE SCENARIOS (BUSINESS AS USUAL, MINIMUM AMBITION, HIGH AMBITION) (GWh)

Transformer

BAU

Business as usual

Min. Amb.

Minimum Ambition

High Amb.

High Ambition

ANNUAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION FROM DISTRIBUTION TRANSFORMERS IN 2030 (GWh)

Energy savings (GWh)

23.2

Percentage of total electicity use (%)

0.47

ANNUAL CO₂ EMISSIONS FROM DISTRIBUTION TRANSFORMERS IN 2030 (Thousand tonnes)

CO2 emissions avoided (Thousand tonnes)

8.7

Equivalent to number of passenger cars (thousands)

5

ANNUAL ENERGY COSTS FROM DISTRIBUTION TRANSFORMERS IN 2030 (Million US$)

Energy Bill

Energy bill savings (Million US$)

2.55

Energy Plant

Equivalent to number of building new power plants
(5MW)

1

CUMULATIVE SAVINGS (2020 - 2030)

Energy savings (GWh)

130

CO2 emissions avoided (Thousand tonnes)

48.5

Energy bill savings (Million US$)

14.4

TOTAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION OF DISTRIBUTION TRANSFORMERS IN THREE SCENARIOS (BUSINESS AS USUAL, MINIMUM AMBITION, HIGH AMBITION) (GWh)

Electric Motor

BAU

Business as usual

Min. Amb.

Minimum Ambition

High Amb.

High Ambition

ANNUAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION FROM INDUSTRIAL ELECTRIC MOTORS IN 2030 (TWh)

Energy savings (TWh)

0.09

Percentage of total electicity use (%)

1.9

ANNUAL CO₂ EMISSIONS FROM INDUSTRIAL ELECTRIC MOTORS IN 2030 (Thousand tonnes)

CO2 emissions avoided (Thousand tonnes)

34

Equivalent to number of passenger cars (thousands)

20

ANNUAL ENERGY COSTS FROM INDUSTRIAL ELECTRIC MOTORS IN 2030 (Million US$)

Energy Bill

Energy bill savings (Million US$)

10

Energy Plant

Equivalent to number of building new power plants
(20MW)

1

CUMULATIVE SAVINGS (2020 - 2040)

Energy savings (GWh)

486

CO2 emissions avoided (Thousand tonnes)

182

Energy bill savings (Million US$)

54

TOTAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION OF INDUSTRIAL ELECTRIC MOTORS IN THREE SCENARIOS (BUSINESS AS USUAL, MINIMUM AMBITION, HIGH AMBITION) (TWh)

The savings potentials are calculated based on the assumption that Minimum Energy Performance Standards are implemented in 2020 at a level derived from the United For Efficiency Model Regulation Guidelines.

Full Methodology & assumptions (PDF)