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Power - 13 May 2016

EIA: world energy consumption to see 48% increase by 2040

Global energy consumption is to grow 48% between 2012 and 2040 according to the US EIA’s International Energy Outlook 2016. Coal remains the slowest growing energy source, rising by only 0.6%/yr through 2040.


Improving lignite power plant performance

Lignite is an essential fuel in many countries for power generation but traditional lignite-fired power plants are subcritical and relatively inefficient.