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Response to joshcryer (Reply #11)

Fri Oct 11, 2013, 07:24 AM

12. Renewable trends to 2050, starting from 1990 and from 1995.

 



The best-case fit in Excel is a 3rd order polynomial.
On this plot the slope of the renewable trend matches the current rate of increase in total primary energy between 2040 and 2050.

On edit: starting the plot in 1995 gives a slightly more optimistic result:



On this plot the slopes match around 2035.

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