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Download the EnerOutlook 2019 presentation to have an overview of the main outcomes of our central scenario EnerBlue in various world regions.
The presentation includes details on the underlying assumptions of this scenario, along with insightful graphs and learnings on the future of energy systems through 2040.

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US EIA expects US energy-related CO2 emissions to dip by 2.2% in 2019

According to the Short-Term Energy Outlook (STEO) released by the US  Energy Information Administration (EIA), energy-related CO2 emissions in the United States are expected to reverse their 2018 trend (+3%) and to decline by 2.2% in 2019. Energy-related CO2 emissions would decrease by 114 Mt in 2019 and most of the drop would come from coal-related emissions (-13%, i.e. -168 Mt); this would be the largest decline in CO2 emissions from coal since 2015. Coal-related CO2 emissions are expected to decline by a further 3.6% in 2020.


US utility-scale energy storage capacity will reach 2.5 GW by 2023

According to the US Energy Information Administration (EIA), the installed capacity of utility-scale (above 1 MW) battery energy storage systems (BESS) in the United States could reach 2.5 GW by 2023.


India estimates renewable energy investments at US$330bn through 2030

The Indian government has presented its Economic Survey 2018-19 to the Parliament, which estimates that US$330bn will be invested in renewable energies through 2030: investments in renewable power plants - not including power transmission projects - until 2022 could reach US$80bn (at today's prices) and an additional US$250m would be required over the 2023-2030 period, corresponding to an average US$30bn/year investment level.


Coal expected to cover half of the Indian power mix by 2030

According to the Central Electricity Authority (CEA) of India, the share of coal in the Indian power mix should remain dominant until 2030, despite a planned decline from around 73% in 2018 to around 50% in 2030. This erosion is related to the current boom in solar and wind projects. Non-fossil fuel sources are expected to reach 65% of the installed capacity and 48% of total power generation by 2030 (including 23% from solar, 12% from wind, 8% from hydro and 4% from nuclear). However, a large portion of India's existing fleet of coal-fired power plants will remain operational through 2030 bringing coal to account for 1/3 of the power capacity and 50% of the power generation and will contribute to rising CO2 emissions.

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