SOCAR, UN prepare national plan to reduce carbon dioxide emissions
Baku, Azerbaijan, Nov. 5
By Emil Ismayilov- Trend:
Azerbaijan's State Oil Company (SOCAR) and the UN Development Program (UNDP) have implemented a project to prepare a national action plan to reduce emissions of carbon dioxide, head of SOCAR's Ecology Department Azer Aliyev said at the International Environmental Conference in Baku.
According to the Department head, the project covers 2014-2019.
The aim of the project is to clean up energy carriers and reduce emissions of gasses that create a greenhouse effect in industry, by residential and industrial buildings, as well as the transport sector.
The main aspects of the project are: analysis of the current consumption of oil and gas and gas emissions that contribute to the greenhouse effect; financial and economic assessment of the activity that can lead to a more eco-friendly use of energy resources and creation of a mechanism for the coordination of activities between the public and private structures and other interested parties, the head of the SOCAR department said.