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Energy infrastructure: Mapping future electricity demand

Electricity distribution system planners rely on estimations of future energy demand to build adequate supply, but these are complicated to achieve. An approach that combines spatially resolved projections of population movement and climate change offers a method for building better demand maps to mid-century.

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Figure 1: Differences in electricity demand between 2011 and 2052.


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Janetos, A. Energy infrastructure: Mapping future electricity demand. Nat Energy 1, 16116 (2016).

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