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Household electricity up in non OECD


Household electricity up in non-OECD

  • Residential electricity use will rise about 75 percent by 2040, driven by a nearly 150 percent increase in non-OECD nations
  • Electricity use per household will rise about 30 percent globally, as household use in non-OECD countries rises about 70 percent
  • Electricity use per household in OECD nations will be flat-to-down as efficiencies help limit electricity requirements
  • Residential electricity use in Africa and India is likely to increase about 250 percent, though both areas will continue to lag in terms of electricity per household