Managing Successful Energy Transition

Energy is the pivot of prosperity. Modern societies flourish through access to reliable, affordable and sustainable energy.

Contemporary concerns about the future of humanity depend on how challenges of energy access and affordability, as well as security and reliability, will be met without destroying the planet, bankrupting economies, or unravelling societies.

Large-scale energy systems transition is not a single issue but a messy, multidimensional and non-linear change process. It cannot be achieved all at once. Defining and driving successful energy transitions requires effective engagement of many and more diverse actors, within and beyond the energy system.

Achieving successful energy transition in an era of digital disruption presents new opportunities and challenges.

The Council and its members have developed a flexible Transition Toolkit that can be used to understand and effectively intervene in managing energy transitions on a global, regional and national basis. This includes the following studies: