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World Energy Outlook 2021 Free Dataset

WEO-2021 Free Dataset including global data for all scenarios (SDS, APS, STEPS, NZE), selected data for key regions and countries for 2030 and 2050, and historical data for 2010, 2019, 2020

Updated October 2021

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The WEO-2021 Free Dataset includes world aggregated data for all scenarios (SDS, APS, STEPS, NZE) and selected data for key regions and countries for 2030 and 2050, as well as historical data (2010, 2019, 2020). Access to this dataset will be free of charge for non-commercial usage.

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Tables for Scenario Projections

This annex includes global historical and projected data by scenario for the following four datasets : energy supply, total final consumption, electricity sector: gross electricity generation and electrical capacity, CO₂ emissions: carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from fossil fuel combustion and industrial processes.

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  • Tables for scenario projections (Annex A)

Data files

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  • Regions
  • Supply and Refining
  • Global data


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    World Energy Outlook 2021 - Free Dataset


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