BloombergNEF New Energy Outlook 2021

Download the document.

The New Energy Outlook (NEO) is BloombergNEF’s annual long-term scenario analysis on the future of the energy economy.

In this edition, we present scenarios that reach net-zero emissions in 2050 and achieve the goal of the Paris Climate Agreement, reflecting growing interest in climate pathways. With much of the route to net-zero still uncertain, we have designed three climate scenarios that reflect dominant technology paradigms common in the public discourse. We investigate these energy futures and discuss what it means to get on track for net-zero by 2030. We hope this year’s analysis is a valuable input to support strategy development and long-term planning, especially in the lead-up to COP26 in November.

Each of our scenarios combines greater electrification, clean electricity and energy storage batteries, along with a major complementary decarbonization technology – hydrogen, carbon capture and storage, or nuclear power. There is also a role for bioenergy, recycling, efficiency improvements and carbon removals.

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

%d bloggers like this: