The Energy Transitions Commission (ETC) is a group of diverse individuals from the energy industry and climate communities across the developed and developing world: investors, incumbent energy companies, industry disruptors, equipment suppliers, energy-intensive industries, non-profit organizations, advisors, and academics. Their shared aim is to accelerate the transition to low-carbon energy systems essential to decoupling economic development from rising global temperatures.
On 25 April 2017, the ETC published a report setting out achievable pathways for energy system transitions that can both limit global warming to well below 2˚C and stimulate economic development and social progress.
SYSTEMIQ provides the Commission’s secretariat, which includes managing the various streams of the Commission’s work program. The ETC work program for 2018 comprises:
- defining a credible route to decarbonizing the industry sectors which cannot be easily electrified
- identifying a vision for decarbonizing India’s power sector, in cooperation with the Energy and Resources Institute of India (TERI)
- Convincing policy decision-makers, investors and businesses beyond the usual climate change/energy transition ‘believers’ of the importance and feasibility of the 4 transition pathways outlined in the Better Energy, Greater Prosperity report.
To learn more visit www.energy-transitions.org