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4 trillion on top of its business-as-usual scenario is needed to improve energy efﬁciency in three major sectors to address the energy efﬁciency gap until 2030 worldwide. 1 trillion, which is close to half of the total additional energy efﬁciency investments in all sectors in the world. 36 trillion. 4 trillion divided by 25 years) to ﬁll the energy efﬁciency gap in the industrial, transport, residential, and commercial sectors. The actual energy efﬁciency gap from a societal perspective is even larger than IEA’s prediction.
2 China’s GDP growth rate Fig. ” The second “100” means that by 2049 which is the 100th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic China, the country should achieve its goal of modernization, becoming a fully developed country in the world (Baidu 2014). To achieve these two targets, the national GDP must keep growing at a rate between 6 and 8 % per annum from 2015 to 2030. China will likely triple its GDP from 2015 to 2030 if its GDP is growing at an average rate somewhere between 6 and 8 %.
Aspx. Citied 25 July 2014 Chapter 2 Energy Efﬁciency Becomes First Fuel Abstract Energy efﬁciency can be deﬁned as an energy resource because energy efﬁciency is capable of yielding energy and demand savings that can displace electricity generation from primary energy resources. Investments in energy efﬁciency and the resulting resource beneﬁts are factored directly into utility energy resource decision making about investing in new resources and operating existing systems. Deﬁning energy efﬁciency as a resource and integrating it into utility decision making is especially critical because of the clear resource cost advantage of energy efﬁciency.