Nomenclature for the analysis and comparison of scientific programmes and budgets (2007)

Code:  05
Description:  Energy
Explanatory notes:  This chapter includes R&D related to:
- The production, storage, transportation, distribution and rational use of all forms of energy;
- Processes designed to increase the efficiency of energy production and distribution;
- The study of energy conservation.

This chapter also includes R&D related to:
- Energy efficiency;
- CO2 capture and storage;
- Renewable energy sources;
- Nuclear fission and fusion;
- Hydrogen and fuel cells;
- Other power and storage technologies.

This chapter does not include R&D related to:
- Prospecting (included in Chapter 1);
- Vehicle and engine propulsion (included in Chapter 6).