Tag: IEO (International Energy Outlook)

Growth in global energy-related CO2 emissions expected to slow

Growth in global energy-related CO2 emissions expected to slow

 Technology improvements mitigate population growth-related increases in energy demand EIA projects that growth in global carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from energy-related sources will slow despite increasing energy consumption, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. EIA’s International Energy Outlook 2017 (Reference case) projects that energy-related CO2 emissions will grow 0.6 per cent per year from 2015 to […]

By November 16, 2017 1 Comments Read More →
EIA forecasts growth in world nuclear electricity capacity, led by non-OECD countries

EIA forecasts growth in world nuclear electricity capacity, led by non-OECD countries

 United States operates world’s largest nuclear fleet with 99 reactors The U.S. Energy Information Administration projects global nuclear capacity will grow at an average annual rate of 1.6 per cent from 2016 through 2040, led predominantly by countries outside of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). EIA expects China to continue leading world […]

By November 8, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Almost 40% of global liquefied natural gas trade moves through the South China Sea

Almost 40% of global liquefied natural gas trade moves through the South China Sea

LNG importers with largest volumes passing through South China Sea are Japan, South Korea, China, and Taiwan The South China Sea is a major route for liquefied natural gas (LNG) trade, and in 2016, almost 40 per cent of global LNG trade, or about 4.7 trillion cubic feet (Tcf), passed through the South China Sea, […]

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China leads the growth in projected global natural gas consumption

China leads the growth in projected global natural gas consumption

 China’s LNG imports tripled between 2010 and 2016 Global natural gas consumption is expected to grow from 340 billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/d) in 2015 to 485 Bcf/d by 2040, primarily in countries in Asia and in the Middle East, based on projections in EIA’s latest International Energy Outlook 2017 (IEO2017). China accounts for more than […]

By October 25, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Rapidly growing energy consumption in India increases faster than other regions

Rapidly growing energy consumption in India increases faster than other regions

 Residences share of electricity rises 46% 2015 to 68% in 2040 EIA’s International Energy Outlook 2017 (IEO2017) projects that among all regions of the world, the fastest growth in building energy consumption through 2040 will occur in India, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. In the IEO2017 Reference case, delivered energy consumption for residential and commercial […]

By October 11, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Chinese coal-fired electricity generation to flatten as mix shifts to renewables

Chinese coal-fired electricity generation to flatten as mix shifts to renewables

  Wind and solar account for small amounts of generation, 2.7% and 0.5% Coal-fired electricity generation in China, the world’s largest coal consumer, is expected to remain flat through 2040, according to EIA’s International Energy Outlook 2017 (IEO2017). Other fuels, such as renewables, natural gas, and nuclear power, are expected to make up increasing shares of China’s […]

By September 27, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Beyond China and India, energy consumption in non-OECD Asia continues to grow

Beyond China and India, energy consumption in non-OECD Asia continues to grow

In 2015, about 30 per cent of travel was in automobiles Based on projections in EIA’s International Energy Outlook 2017 (IEO2017), much of the future growth in world energy consumption will occur in the nations of Asia outside of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (or non-OECD Asia). Although China and India account for most of […]

By September 19, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
World energy use to rise 28% by 2040 – US Energy Information Administration

World energy use to rise 28% by 2040 – US Energy Information Administration

Coal use projected to decline in China by 0.6% per year from 2015 to 2040 The U.S. Energy Information Administration’s latest International Energy Outlook 2017 (IEO2017) projects that world energy consumption will grow by 28 per cent between 2015 and 2040, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. Most of this growth is expected to come from […]

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