18 Jul '12, 3pm

Stat of the Day: The Enormous Potential of the Other Solar, Solar Hot Water: Global energy demand for heat alo...

Stat of the Day: The Enormous Potential of the Other Solar, Solar Hot Water: Global energy demand for heat alo...

Global energy demand for heat alone represents almost half of the world’s final energy use. This is, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA), more than the combined global demand for energy to provide electricity and transport. Solar’s enormous untapped potential to meet this demand is enumerated in the IEA's Roadmap to 2050 . Globally, the potential exists to obtain eighteen exajoules (EJs), the equivalent of five billion megawatt-hours, from solar thermal applications by mid-century. Solar could provide more than 16 percent of the total final energy use for low-temperature (up to 100°C) heating, 14 percent of total energy use for space and water heating and nearly 17 percent for cooling by 2050 . Solar energy , IEA researchers found, could provide 8.9 EJ, almost 2.5 billion megawatt-hours, for hot water and space heating. It could also provide 7.2 EJs (2 billi...

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