- Global energy demand is expected to increase by 30% by 2040, as of IEA New Policies Scenario.
- Demand for electricity might double by 2060, estimates the World Energy Council.
- Non-OECD demand for energy is projected to rise by 71% from 2012 to 2040. In contrast, in the more mature energy-consuming and slower-growing OECD economies, total energy is projected to rise by only 18% over the same period.
- Per capita energy demand will peak before 2030, due to increased efficiency enabled by new technologies and stricter energy policies. Technology
- With right infrastructure changes, 139 countries could be 100% powered by wind, water, and solar energy by 2050.
- China is set to become the world's largest nuclear power producer by 2030, with a projected installed nuclear capacity increase from 34 GW in 2016 to 111 GW in 2030 and 145 GW in 2040. Geopower; Consumerism; Climate and environment
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