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Future Energy Demand in Asia Pacific

Energy demand is growing robustly in China, India, and other Asia-Pacific countries. What is the likely mix of energy type that will meet this demand in the next several decades? How much of this demand will be met by domestic sources? By imports?

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Energy demand is growing robustly in China, India, and other Asia-Pacific countries. The mix of energy type that will meet this demand in the next several decades will be different from what it is now. Currently, the four-fifth of energy needs of China is supplied by consuming coal. The rest is petroleum based. In India 57% of the energy resource is coal based and 32% is oil based. In next several decades this mix is likely to change. In future China expects to increase its production of natural gas and make it a major source of energy and reduce the consumption of coal. ...

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The answer to this problem explains the growth of energy demand in China, India, and Asia Pacific countries . The references related to the answer are also included.

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