2013 technology map of the European Strategic Energy Technology Plan (SET-Plan): technology descriptions

9th April 2014

Topic(s): Carbon capture use and storage (CCUS), Energy efficiency, Fuel switching, Nuclear energy, Renewables

This publication is a Scientific and Policy Report by the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission. This fourth edition of the Technology Map of the European Strategic Energy Technology Plan (SET-Plan) addresses 22 different technologies, covering the whole spectrum of the energy system, including both supply and demand technologies, namely:

  • Wind Power Generation
  • Solar Photovoltaic Electricity Generation
  • Concentrated Solar Power Generation
  • Hydropower
  • Geothermal Energy
  • Marine Energy
  • Cogeneration or Combined Heat and Power
  • Carbon Capture and Storage in Power Generation
  • Advanced Fossil Fuel Power Generation
  • Nuclear Fission Power Generation
  • Nuclear Fusion Power Generation
  • Smart Grids
  • Bioenergy - Power and Heat Generation
  • Biofuels for the Transport Sector
  • Fuel Cells and Hydrogen
  • Electricity Storage in the Power Sector
  • Energy Efficiency and CO2 Emission Reduction in Industry (the cement industry, the iron and steel industry, the pulp and paper industry)
  • Heating and Cooling
  • Heat Pumps
  • Energy Performance of Buildings


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2013 technology map of the European Strategic Energy Technology Plan (SET-Plan): technology descriptions


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