USA Energy Transformation

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An illustrative view of how American energy infrastructure will have to change over the coming decades to meet both demand and an CO2 reduction of some 60+ %.

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USA Energy Transformation

  1. 1. Directions to 2050 <ul><li>The US Energy Journey </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Today </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2025 (illustrative) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2050 (illustrative) </li></ul></ul>David Hone Group Climate Change Adviser Shell International B.V.
  2. 2. USA Today Solar (50 GW) Wind (50 GW) Coal / CCS (50 GW) Hydro (50 GW) Biomass (50 GW) Nuclear (50 GW) Coal (50 GW) Gas (50 GW) Direct use (5 EJ) Vehicle (20 million) High efficiency vehicle Alternative fuel vehicle 300 million people 66.5 EJ Final Energy GDP $US 36 K per capita* 5.8 billion tonnes energy CO 2 * USD 2000 (ppp)
  3. 3. USA 2025 (illustrative) Solar (50 GW) Wind (50 GW) Coal / CCS (50 GW) Hydro (50 GW) Biomass (50 GW) Nuclear (50 GW) Coal (50 GW) Gas (50 GW) Direct use (5 EJ) Vehicle (20 million) High efficiency vehicle Alternative fuel vehicle 335 million people 65.5 EJ Final Energy GDP $US 57 K per capita* 4.9 billion tonnes energy CO 2 * USD 2000 (ppp)
  4. 4. USA 2050 (illustrative) Solar (50 GW) Wind (50 GW) Coal / CCS (50 GW) Hydro (50 GW) Biomass (50 GW) Nuclear (50 GW) Coal (50 GW) Gas (50 GW) Direct use (5 EJ) Vehicle (20 million) High efficiency vehicle Alternative fuel vehicle 400 million people 60.1 EJ Final Energy GDP $US 88 K per capita* 2.4 billion tonnes energy CO 2 * USD 2000 (ppp)

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