Friday, 23 November 2018

Efficiency – ‘critical’ to decouple GDP growth from energy use

Distribution of 330 million LED bulbs in India freed up enough energy to power 1 million households Distribution of 330 million LED bulbs in India freed up enough energy to power 1 million households

Developed economies like Japan, Denmark and the United States have achieved a high economic growth with fairly constant energy consumption. If all cost-effective efficiency measures were deployed, the global economy could double by 2040 with only a marginal rise in energy demand, the International Energy Agency (IEA) finds.

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