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Electricity demand grows in all sectors

  • Global electricity demand rises by 60 percent 2015-2040
  • Residential and commercial electricity demand seen rising by 70 percent from 2015-2040; industrial demand grows by 50 percent 
  • Industrial electricity demand growth moderates post-2030 as China’s economy shifts from heavy industry to services and lighter manufacturing 
  • Transportation demand more than doubles 2015-2040, but makes up only 2 percent of total use

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