An increase in economic activity and a growing population does notnecessarily have to result in an equivalent increase in energydemand. There is still a large potential for exploiting energyefficiency measures. Under the Reference Scenario, we assume thatenergy intensity will be reduced by 1.25% on average per year,leading to a reduction in final energy demand per unit of GDP ofabout 56% between 2005 and 2050. Under the Energy[R]evolution Scenario, it is assumed that active policy and technicalsupport for energy efficiency measures will lead to an even higherreduction in energy intensity of almost 73%.
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