ETP2012 technology overviews
The Tracking Clean Energy Progress report (PDF) and related Chapter of Energy Technology Perspectives 2012 provides a snapshot of where technologies stand against rates of progress required to achieve a 2 degree Celcius limit in global temperature rise (referred to as the ‘2 degree scenario’ or ‘2DS’).
Progress is evaluated by analysis of three main areas:
- Technology progress, using data on technology performance, technology cost, and public spending on research, development & demonstration (RD&D)
- Market creation, using data on government policies and targets, and private investment
- Technology penetration, using data on technology deployment rates, share in the overall energy mix and global distribution of technologies.
Explore the report’s technology progress summaries above.