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A new report released by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) estimates that world energy usage will increase a whopping 53 percent by 2035, with India and China accounting for half of that total growth.

International Energy Outlook 2011 (IEO201) provides updated projections for world energy markets from 2008 through 2035 timeframe using a "reference case" model. It does not take into account future legislation or policies that might affect energy markets.

Acting EIA Administrator Howard Gruenspecht said that "China alone, which only recently became the world's top energy consumer, is projected to use 68 percent more energy than the United States by 2035."

Other key findings include: