5.8 consumption of primary energy
Figure 5.9 shows the consumption of primary energy resulting from the Energy [R]evolution scenario. In this scenario, global demand for primary energy will rise 49% over current levels, from 11,347 PJ to 16,930 PJ per year in 2050.The total is 27% lower than the reference scenario, which will reach 23,060 PJ in 2050.
In the Energy [R]evolution scenario renewable energies will achieve a 50% share in 2030 and 67% in 2050. In this projection, almost the entire supply of electrical energy, including most of the energy used in buildings and industry, will come from renewable energy sources. The transportation sector, in particular air and sea modes, would be the last sector to reduce the use of fossil fuels.