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World energy demand down for the first time in 30 years

8 Jun 2010

Key findings of the world energy demand in 2009 by Enerdata based its global energy database

World energy demand down for the first time in 30 years Our online Yearbook including 2009 energy data is available on our website, to analyse the latest trends in energy supply and demand.

The first 2009 world energy industry data, now available in the Enerdata Yearbook, confirms trends identified in May 2010 by Enerdata analysts. The economic and financial crisis resulted in a reduction of world energy demand in 2009 by 1% or 130Mtoe. It is the first demand decrease in 30 years, and the first decrease in electricity demand since World War II.