Trends: Energy

Rising population and increasing industrialisation are leading to rapid increases in energy use worldwide. However, the most important energy sources, fossil fuels, are dwindling and in the medium term must be replaced with renewable energy.

Energy consumption per day, worldwide: > 500.000.000 megawatt hours
Energy consumption / worldwide growth:  > 2% per annum
Portion of renewable energy sources: 15% of consumption

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