Gas should regain the advantage over coal by 2017 in the European region, the International Energy Agency (IEA) predicted on Tuesday, ending a marked switch to coal use for power generation and industrial production in the past two years.
Coal consumption in OECD countries in Europe is predicted to increase on average by a mere 0.4% annually in the next five years, mainly generated by stronger coal demand in Turkey, according to medium-term IEA projections.
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