Energy Blue Print

China energy [r]evolution

The development of the future energy demand from China is determined by three key factors:

  • Population development: the number of people consuming energy or using energy services.
  • Economic development, for which Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is the most commonly used indicator. In general, an increase in GDP triggers an increase in energy demand.
  • Energy intensity: how much energy is required to produce a unit of GDP.

Both the Reference and energy [r]evolution scenarios are based on the same projections of population and economic development.The future development of energy intensity, however, differs between the two, taking into account the measures to increase energy efficiency under the energy [r]evolution scenario.













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