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2539. 

How much percent of India's energy demand has increased in 2018 according to International Energy Agency (IEA)'s Global Energy & CO2 status report?

[A]. 4%
[B]. 3.3%
[C]. 4.5%
[D]. 3.8%

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

In accordance with the International Energy Agency (IEA)'s Global Energy & CO2 status report, India's energy demand has surpassed the global demand growth in 2018. India's primary demand increased 4% in 2018 in comparison to energy consumption worldwide grew by 2.3%. This accounts for 11 per cent of global demand growth.The growth in India was led by coal for power generation and oil for transport.

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