Tracing the technological path of the energy transition

FuturENERGY Dec. 18 - Jan. 2019

Integración fotovoltaica en edificios. Autoconsumo. Fuente CIEMAT | Integrating PV into buildings. Self-consumption. Source CIEMAT

Three years after the now famous Paris agreement and with the sad fact of an increase in both global and Spanish emissions of CO2, 2018 finally marked the appearance of unmistakeable signs of a sure about-turn towards decarbonising the European and Spanish economies, identifying the energy transition as a fundamental pillar of this process and consequently, placing the energy sector at the centre of social and media attention. This article analyses three points of view: the institutional, the industrial and the technological… By Maria Luisa Castaño, Director, Energy Department. CIEMAT.