Setting energy justice apart from the crowd

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Setting energy justice apart from the crowd: Lessons from environmental and climate justice A new paper ‘Setting energy justice apart from the crowd: Lessons from environmental and climate justice’ argues for the application of an ‘energy justice’ approach to policy making, suggesting that it could be more effective than environmental […]

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Aligning carbon targets

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Aligning carbon targets for construction with (inter)national climate change mitigation commitments Journal Article co-authored by Jannik Giesekam, Research Fellow at the Centre for Industrial Energy, Materials and Products (CIE-MAP), is published in a special issue of ‘Energy and Buildings’. The issue is titled ‘Aligning carbon targets for construction with (inter)national […]

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Seminar – Accommodating algorithms

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Seminar Accommodating algorithms: Rules, regularities, and infrastructural power in municipal traffic management Dynamics of Energy, Mobility and Demand (DEMAND) Centre Wednesday, 21 February 2018 – D72 FASS meeting room 11 Accommodating algorithms: Rules, regularities, and infrastructural power in municipal traffic management Seminar delivered by DEMAND visitor Susann Wagenknecht, University of Siegen, […]

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National Energy Transitions

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National Energy Transitions Journal Article ‘Integrating techno-economic, socio-technical and political perspectives on national energy transitions: A meta-theoretical framework’ co-authored by Professor Benjamin Sovacool. News Item posted on the Centre on Innovation and Energy Demand (CIED) website on 9 February 2018. A new journal article co-authored by CIED Director Professor Benjamin Sovacool looks at the […]

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New paper evaluates ‘disruptive innovation’ framework

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New paper evaluates “disruptive innovation” framework A new paper authored by Professor Frank Geels titled ‘Disruption and low-carbon system transformation: Progress and new challenges in socio-technical transitions research and the Multi-Level Perspective’ evaluates the ‘disruptive innovation’ framework. Further information about the paper is posted on the Centre on Innovation and Energy […]

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Workshop – Energy Demand Research Challenges

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Energy Demand Research Challenges Workshop Tuesday 13th March, London Workshop run by Professor Nick Eyre, Research Councils’ UK Energy Demand Research Champion. The EPSRC recently funded Professor Nick Eyre as the Energy Demand Research Champion for the Research Councils’ Energy Programme. The aim of the Champion grant is to develop a proposal […]

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CSEF New Laboratory Facilities

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CSEF New Laboratory Facilities Centre for Sustainable Energy use in Food Chains (CSEF) new laboratory and waste heat recovery unit. Since the establishment of CSEF the team has attracted significant funding and established a strong reputation for research in energy efficiency and demand reduction in the food and other energy-intensive […]

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On the cusp of a driverless transition?

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On the cusp of a driverless transition? Blog about driverless transition posted on the Centre on Innovation and Energy Demand (CIED) website on 31 January 2018. Written by Dr Debbie Hopkins Research Fellow, CIED, Transport Studies Unit, University of Oxford. There is a great deal of excitement about the potential of driverless vehicles […]

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Energy bills, consumer power and beyond

Energy bills, consumer power and beyond Blog originally posted by Nora Blascsok, communications and Engagement Officer, Centre on Innovation and Energy Demand (CIED). Posted on the CIED website on 25th January 2018. Reflections on the 7th Big Energy Saving Week by Nora Blascsok Events across the country are taking place this week to […]

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CIED Director cited in The Telegraph

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CIED Director cited in The Telegraph Professor Benjamin Sovacool, Director of The Centre on Innovation and Energy Demand (CIED) receives National media coverage in the ‘Ask a money expert’ section of The Telegraph. The article about smart meters responds to a consumer who questions whether their energy supply can be remotely […]

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IOR Annual Conference 2018

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Institute of Refrigeration (IOR) Annual Conference 2018 The IOR is holding its annual conference during the HVACR Show on the 25th January at EXCEL in London. IOR – Heating and Cooling – Smart Systems for Recovery, Integration and Energy Saving Find out what new ways you could improve the efficiency […]

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Barriers to building energy efficiency in Finland

New study looks at the barriers to building energy efficiency in Finland Article on energy efficiency by Nora Blascsok, CIED, Sussex University Article Excerpt A new paper co-authored by CIED researcher Dr Paula Kivimaa argues that, despite relatively well-advancing energy efficiency efforts, a lack of technical skills, disinterest in energy efficiency and poor […]

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How Much Energy Do We Need?

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How Much Energy Do We Need? Blog by Kris de Decker a visiting Research Fellow at the Demand Centre, Lancaster University. Because energy fuels both human development and environmental damage, policies that encourage energy demand reduction can run counter to policies for alleviating poverty, and the other way around. Achieving both […]

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