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Global energy mix evolves

  • Oil remains the world's primary energy source through 2040, meeting about one-third of demand
  • Natural gas grows the most of any energy type, reaching a quarter of all demand
  • Coal remains important in parts of the world, but loses significant share as the world transitions toward energy sources with lower emissions 
  • Nuclear and renewables see strong growth, contributing close to 40 percent of incremental energy supplies to meet demand growth

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