Global coal use for power to decline 8% by 2030: IEA

COAL for power use will remain on average 8% lower through to 2030 than in pre-pandemic crisis levels due to a combination of expanding renewables, cheap natural gas and coal phase-out policies, the International Energy Agency believes.

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In advanced economies, coal demand in 2030 will be nearly 45% lower than in 2019.

The IEA's World Energy Outlook 2020 report states that in advanced economies, coal demand in 2030 will be nearly 45% lower than in 2019.