Pushing for a single, global energy transition path is unrealistic and could derail efforts to reach net-zero emissions. Energy security and affordability come to the fore when lives and livelihoods are at stake. The huge gap between per capita incomes in developed and developing nations leads to different ranking of priorities. What are the paths for energy transition that also support economic growth and global prosperity in different regions and different sectors? How can digital technology and AI advance the transition and help bridge the gaps?