India Emerging As Major Driving Force In Global Energy Trends: IEA Official

India Emerging As Major Driving Force In Global Energy Trends: IEA Official

India is emerging as a “major driving force” in global energy trends, with all modern fuels and technologies playing a part, a senior official of the International Energy Agency (IEA) today said.

The World Energy Outlook Report, 2017, launched by the International Energy Agency (IEA), was relaunched here in association with Delhi-based think tank The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI). Highlighting the key findings, Tim Gould, Head of Division, World Energy Outlook, IEA, said, “Our analysis in the World Energy Outlook confirms that India is emerging as a major driving force in global energy trends, with all modern fuels and technologies playing a part.”

The IEA attaches great importance to close ties with India and we were very pleased to welcome India into the IEA family earlier this year when it recently joined as an association member. “With India, the IEA family now accounts for over 70 per cent of the world’s total energy consumption, compared with less than 40 per cent just two years ago,” Gould was quoted as saying in a statement by the TERI. Read More…

 

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