The increase will be largely driven by demand for electricity, which is expected to outpace all other forms of energy by a factor of four to one. Significant growth in renewables will be needed to meet this demand. At the same time, however, fossil fuels will remain dominant, as they will still account for 77% of the world’s energy mix in 2040.
The number of people worldwide who will still have little or no access to electricity in 2040.
The increase in worldwide energy demand between 2017 and 2040.
of the 30% growth in worldwide energy demand will originate from developing countries in Asia (Southeast Asia, India, etc.).
The role of Energy by the year 2040
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