World energy scenarios 2019: exploring innovation pathways to 2040

The world of energy is being reshaped by a set of fundamental drivers, which term the “Grand Transition”. These drivers provide the broader context for determining global energy pathways to 2040.The report, “Exploring Innovation Pathways to 2040,” presents three global storylines to 2040, with supporting systems thinking maps, comparative analysis and regional summaries. It includes a discussion of new insights, reflecting deeper shifts in the energy system innovation landscape, and provides a broader view on “how to use” the scenarios.