technology predictions in 2045 | Future Forecast

Read 13 predictions for 2045, a year that will see the world transform in big and small ways; this includes disruptions throughout our culture, technology, science, health and business sectors. It’s your future, discover what you’re in for.

technology forecasts for 2045

In 2045, a number of technology breakthroughs and trends will become available to the public, for example:
  • Between 2045 and 2048, China completes the construction of a massive, gigawatt-level, space-based solar farm orbiting 22,000 miles above the Earth that beams down energy to a land-based receiver in China. The orbital platform will also act as a second space station for China. Likelihood: 40% 1
  • A reactor called Iter “International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor” starts delivering fusion power in France. 25% 1
  • EV battery energy density to be at parity with gasoline. 1
  • 'Brainprints' joins fingerprints as the top measures of security 1
  • Tokyo and Nagoya maglev is fully built 1
  • Share of global car sales taken by autonomous vehicles equals 70 per cent 1
  • World sales of electric vehicles reaches 23,066,667 1
  • Average number of connected devices, per person, is 22 1
  • Global number of Internet connected devices reaches 204,600,000,000 1

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