In 2016, Total Energy Consumption In The Us Was 17 Per Cent Lower Than Expected

- Nov 22, 2017-

China energy storage net news: Zerohedge11. 18 famous financial blog website show that the U.S. department of energy (doe) released in February 2007, report to the next 30 years the us energy use and production situation of expectations.

The following figure below is a forecast of the change of usage.

We can see that the actual emissions of co2 in 2016 were 24 percent less than they had expected.


At the same time, the actual capacity of coal in 2016 than was expected to reduce by 45%, because of the clean energy utilization rate has been improved, such as gas solid actual power and wind power and solar energy in 2016 than was expected to increase by 79% and 79% respectively.

In addition, the U.S. renewable energy infrastructure has invested far more than expected in the past decade.

Already, the U.S. is already generating more than 361% of the wind power.

More notably, total U.S. energy consumption in 2016 was 17 percent lower than expected, suggesting significant changes in the U.S. energy structure.