See “EIA International Outlook to 2040 Foresees Decoupling of Power Demand and Economic Growth,” (May 11, 2016) for an in-depth review of the Energy Information Administration (EIA)’s newly released International Energy Outlook 2016. 

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Average annual capacity factors for electricity generators by IEO region and energy source (2008 to 2012) Source: EIA/IEO2016

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