The 14th Five-Year Plan for Scientific and Technological Innovation in the Energy Sector

In order to thoroughly implement the new energy security strategy of “four revolutions and one cooperation” and the innovation driven development strategy, and accelerate the progress of energy science and technology, according to the work deployment of the modern energy system planning and scientific and technological innovation planning of the 14th five year plan, the national energy administration and the Ministry of science and technology jointly prepared the scientific and technological innovation planning in the energy field of the 14th five year plan.

Background

Energy is a key area of national security and development. China has become the world’s largest energy producer and consumer for many years. Under the overall requirements of “carbon peak and carbon neutralization”, ecological civilization construction and “six stability and six guarantees”, China’s energy development is facing severe challenges such as ensuring security, changing mode, adjusting structure and making up for weaknesses. The demand for scientific and technological innovation is more urgent than at any previous stage. After the first two five-year planning periods, China has initially established a “four in one” energy science and technology innovation system of major technology research and development, major equipment research and development, major demonstration projects and scientific and technological innovation platform. According to the path of “three batches” of centralized tackling key problems, demonstration experiments and application promotion, China has made important phased progress in promoting the energy technology revolution, effectively supported the construction of major energy projects, and played an important role in ensuring energy security It has played an important role in promoting industrial transformation and upgrading.

The fourteenth and the fifth round of “digital revolution” are in the ascendant of the global energy revolution. Energy science and technology innovation has entered a sustained and highly active period. A large number of emerging energy technologies such as renewable energy, unconventional oil and gas, nuclear energy, energy storage, hydrogen energy and smart energy are accelerating their iteration at an unprecedented speed, becoming the core driving force for the transformation of global energy to green and low-carbon, and promoting the transformation of the energy industry from resource and capital to technology, It has a significant and far-reaching impact on the world geopolitical pattern and economic and social development.

To this end, the national energy administration and the Ministry of science and technology jointly prepared and issued the plan, put forward the overall goal of energy science and technology innovation during the 14th Five Year Plan period, determined the relevant tasks according to the path of “three batches” of centralized research, demonstration test and application promotion, formulated the technology roadmap, deployed relevant demonstration projects in combination with the energy development and project layout of the 14th five year plan, and effectively undertook the demonstration and application tasks, And defined the relevant policies and measures.

 

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