Who controls the energy transition? Infographics: State of Power 2024

Explore the question of 'Who Controls the Energy Transition?' in our concise infographic series for the State of Power report. Uncover key players, dynamics, and transformative forces shaping our energy future.

SoP-infographics- What energy sources do we use?
The profits of the top 9 oil firms would provide one-sixth of pledged green investment by 2030
Ten Biggest 'Renewable" Energy Companies in the World
Leading countries worldwide based on natural resource value as of 2021
Countries that produce key transition minerals
Share of patent applications for key energy transition technologies, 2019-2021

Infographic research by Elaine Forde

What energy Sources do we use? Energy Institute - Statistical Review of World Energy 2023 Cited in ourworldindata.org/energy 

Big Oil Profits Vs “Green” Investments. Source: Nature Journal (2023) https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-023-01599-5 

Ten biggest “renewable” Energy companies in the world.  Source: https://www.investopedia.com/investing/top-alternative-energy-companies/. Criteria is having a significant renewable energy portfolio but many are also major fossil-fuel users.

Countries ranked by natural resource value. Statista Research Department, 2023. Global natural resource value leading countries 2021. Natural resource value: ranking by country 2021 | Statista 

Countries that produce key transition minerals. IRENA International Renewable Energy Agency, 2023. Geopolitics of the Energy Transition: Critical Materials. P14 Geopolitics of the Energy Transition: Critical Materials (irena.org)

Share of Energy Transition-related patent applications World Intellectual Property Office, 2023. World Intellectual Property Indicators 2023 (wipo.int) page 17, page 40.

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