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Of the 1.6bn ACs in use throughout the world at the end of 2016, over half were in just two countries:

🇨🇳China: 570m
🇺🇸US: 375m

Over the next three decades AC use is set to soar, becoming one of the top drivers of global electricity demand https://t.co/3P4YRb57SX
"While China has been grabbing headlines with its unprecedented growth in demand, other emerging Asian markets – notably India, S.E Asia & S. Asia - are also increasing their presence in the global gas arena"

Read more from Peter Zeniewski & Tae-Yoon Kim https://t.co/VGAlNF07Jd
Electricity is at the heart of modern life, and so it’s easy to assume that our reliance on electricity will increase or even accelerate. However, in many advanced economies the data reveals a surprisingly different story. https://t.co/lnMskz6wxQ
"While the world is becoming more energy efficient, strong global growth is offsetting those gains. As a result, we are consuming more energy & emitting more CO2."

Read more from analysts Kevin Lane & Armin Mayer on why efficiency should always come first https://t.co/EDC3F0jh3I
Rail is among the most energy efficient modes of transport.

While the rail sector carries 8% of the world’s passengers & 7% of global freight transport, it represents only 2% of total transport energy demand https://t.co/56vc1cnzuu
What is the value of #WEO18 scenarios?

@tgouldao explains the differences between our New Policies & Sustainable Development scenarios

Learn more: https://t.co/nOukuE9pbO
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The buildings sector 🏢 is responsible for

• 30% of total final energy use around the world 🌎
• More than half of global electricty consumption ⚡
• One quarter of energy related CO2 emissions 🌫️

Learn more 👉 https://t.co/ALLKUFIuL1
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The electricity sector is witnessing its most dramatic transformation since its birth more than a century ago.

The #WEO18 special focus on electricity examines what could lie ahead for global power systems https://t.co/2N9yBqTJNQ
Global oil supply fell 1.4 mb/d to 99.7 mb/d in January as the Vienna Agreement & Alberta’s cuts took effect. Our non-OPEC growth estimates have increased to 2.7 mb/d in 2018 & to 1.8 mb/d in 2019 - mainly due to higher US output.

Learn more: https://t.co/qWnb7CBm7v #OOTT
Our Feb oil market report is out now:

• Demand growth of 1.4 mb/d expected in 2019
• Global supply fell 1.4 mb/d to 99.7 mb/d in Jan
• OPEC crude output was 30.83 mb/d in Jan, a near 4-year low
• Global refining throughput fell 0.7 mb/d y-o-y in Dec
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Mexico officially joins IEA as 30th Member Country https://t.co/lgCy3T1YFv
39% of all new cars sold in Norway 🇳🇴 in 2017 were electric, giving the country the largest market share of #ElectricVehicles in the world.

Iceland 🇮🇸 follows at 11.7%, then Sweden 🇸🇪 at 6.3% https://t.co/AglK7IIiZ0
In a sign of great progress, over 120 million people worldwide gained access to electricity in 2017. This means that for the first time ever, the total number of people without access fell below 1 billion https://t.co/AgnDx9q3ko
Wind energy is set to become the EU's largest power source in the late 2020s, overtaking coal, nuclear & gas.

Explore more findings from #WEO18 👉 https://t.co/ByDbYv38a6
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The declining cost of #renewables & innovative off-grid business models are transforming the way #energy access is delivered, especially in rural areas https://t.co/1Xlar9KDE2
39% of all new cars sold in Norway 🇳🇴 in 2017 were electric, giving the country the largest market share of #ElectricVehicles in the world. Iceland 🇮🇸 follows at 11.7%, then Sweden 🇸🇪 at 6.3% https://t.co/xPkxX107wB
39% of all new cars sold in Norway 🇳🇴 in 2017 were electric, giving the country the largest market share of electric cars in the world. Iceland 🇮🇸 follows at 11.7%, then Sweden 🇸🇪 at 6.3% https://t.co/B8tm9ZSOMz
30,000 #solar panels will be installed every hour around the world over the next 5 years. Find out more ? https://t.co/iRTeR9jxvJ
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"While the world is becoming more energy efficient, strong global growth is offsetting those gains. As a result, we are consuming more energy & emitting more CO2."

Read more from analysts Kevin Lane & Armin Mayer on why efficiency should always come first https://t.co/DxOBKL986n
Total(1) => 0.084312915802002 f_f_QM(2) => 0.081033945083618 indS(2) => 0.035773992538452 indM(2) => 0.037899017333984 indM_1(2) => 0.0037369728088379 indM_2(2) => 0.00076889991760254 indM_4(2) => 0.0034949779510498 indM_5(2) => 0.0063362121582031 indM_6(2) => 0.0014581680297852 indM_7(2) => 0.0041260719299316 indM_8(2) => 0.0011630058288574 indM_9(2) => 0.0086748600006104 indM_10(2) => 0.0078160762786865 f_f_pTL(2) => 0.0023849010467529 f_f_dT(20) => 0.0022408962249756