Fit for Net-Zero report: Top 55 technology identified

Original article published on the 14th October 2020 | By Capgemini

 

A new report from Capgemini identifies 55 high-impact climate technology projects that can help Europe meet 2050 net-zero emissions target.

 

The new report, entitled “Fit for Net-Zero: 55 Tech Quests to Accelerate Europe’s Recovery and Pave the Way to Climate Neutrality“, reveals how targeted investments can accelerate innovation cycles to help tackle climate change, create 12.7 million jobs, and generate nearly €800 billion of gross value added.

 

 

It provides a practical action plan and investment guide for policymakers and investors, to help stimulate economic transition at the speed and scale needed to avoid the worst effects of climate change. With its 55 actionable recommendations for financial support, it targets the utilisation of the European Commission’s €750 billion recovery fund, and other innovation funding vehicles, to transform Europe’s economy and set it on course for climate neutrality by 2050.

 

 

 

 

The “Fit for Net-Zero” report investigates and analyzes existing and future technologies in five interconnected economic domains:

  • Energy
  • Buildings and construction
  • Industry
  • Transport
  • Food and land use