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BP Review: Global Energy Consumption Rose by 1.3% in 2019

June 17, 2020

Illustration only - Credit: BP
Illustration only - Credit: BP

BP published its benchmark Statistical Review of World Energy for 2019 on Wednesday which showed that renewable power accounted for over 40% of the growth in primary energy.

Here are some highlights from the report which can be downloaded here

* Primary energy consumption rose by 1.3% in 2019, less than half the rate the previous year

* Carbon emissions from energy use grew by 0.5% in 2019, down from 2.1% in 2018

* Renewables accounted for more than 40% of the global in primary energy

* Natural gas consumption increased by 2%

* The share of natural gas in the energy mix rose to a record 24.2%

* Oil consumption grew by 0.9%, or 900,000 barrels per day

* Coal's share of primary energy fell to its lowest level in 16 years at 27%

* Coal was still the single largest source of power generation, accounting for over 36% of global power

* China accounted for more than three-quarters of net global energy growth, while the United States and Germany posted the largest declines 

(Reporting by Ron Bousso; editing by Jason Neely)



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