REGIONAL

 

IEA Labels Mideast As Key Driver Of  Electricity Demand Growth

 

World electricity demand is set to increase by more than two-thirds over 2011-35, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA).

 

The agency’s latest World Energy Outlook, published on 12 November, sees the power sector representing more than half of the increase in global energy use to 2035. Non-OECD countries will account for the bulk of incremental electricity demand, led by...