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Coal demand to remain stable to 2023 – IEA

Global coal demand will remain stable until 2023, the IEA has said.
By Staff reporter 18 December 2018 World / Alternative Fuels 0 33725

Global coal demand will remain stable until 2023 as strong consumption of the fuel in India and Southeast Asia will offset by declining use in Europe and the United States, the International Energy Agency said in its Coal 2018 report on Tuesday.

Coal will still make up one-quarter of the global energy mix in 2023, down slightly from 27% in 2018.

Consumption in China, which accounts for nearly half of global coal use, will fall by almost 3% over the next...