Automated Mobility Transitions

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Automated Mobility Transitions: Governing Processes in the UK Article on automated mobility transitions published by the Centre on Innovation and Energy Demand (CIED). This article is written by Dr Tim Schwanen, Co-Director, CIED and Dr Debbie Hopkins, Research Fellow, CIED. Sustainability 2018, 10(4), 956; doi:10.3390/su10040956 Abstract Contemporary systems of mobility are undergoing […]

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Book Launch: Innovating Climate Governance

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Book Launch: Innovating Climate Governance: Moving Beyond Experiments CIED EVENT Thursday, 3 May 2018 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm King’s College London, The Exchange, Bush House, Aldwych ‘Innovating Climate Governance: Moving Beyond Experiments’, co-edited by Dr Paula Kivimaa, Senior Research Fellow, Centre on Innovation and Energy Demand (CIED), Dr Bruno […]

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Nordic Electricity System Transition

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A Qualitative Study of Electricity and Decarbonisation Challenges in the Nordic Region Blog by Benjamin Sovacool, Director, Centre on Innovation and Energy Demand (CIED), looks at the challenges of Electricity and Decarbonisation in the Nordic Region. Excerpt The Nordic countries – Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden – have aggressive […]

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CIED Co-Director made AcSS Fellow

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CIED Co-Director made Academy of Social Sciences (AcSS) Fellow On 5 April 2018 the AcSS announced they have conferred the award of Fellow to Professor Frank Geels, Co-Director, Centre on Innovation and Energy Demand (CIED). Professor Geels was among fifty-eight new Fellows drawn from academics, practitioners and policymakers across the […]

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Book Chapter by CIED Researcher

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New Chapter ‘Handbook of the International Political Economy of Energy and Natural Resources’ New book chapter on the politics of South Africa’s energy procurement written by Dr Lucy Baker, Researcher, the Centre on Innovation and Energy Demand (CIED) and Jesse Burton, the Energy Research Centre of the University of Cape Town. This […]

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Humanizing sociotechnical transitions

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Humanizing sociotechnical transitions through energy justice: An ethical framework for global transformative change Article on humanizing sociotechnical transitions published by the Centre on Innovation and Energy Demand (CIED). This article is written by Professor Benjamin Sovacool, Director, CIED, former CIED Research Fellow, Dr Kirsten Jenkins and Dr Darren McCauley, Senior Lecturer, University […]

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Fossil fuel subsidies need to go

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Fossil fuel subsidies need to go – but what about the poorer people who rely on cheap energy? Article on fossil fuel subsidies published by the Centre on Innovation and Energy Demand (CIED), this article was originally published by The Conversation and is written by Benjamin Sovacool, Director, CIED and Jessica Jewell, International […]

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Towards a modular and temporal understanding of system diffusion

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Towards a modular and temporal understanding of system diffusion: Adoption models and socio-technical theories applied to Austrian biomass district-heating (1979–2013)   A new paper by Professor Frank Geels, Co-Director, The Centre on Innovation Demand (CIED) and Dr Victoria Johnson, Research Associate at the Sustainable Consumption Institute (SCI), University of Manchester looks […]

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Energy justice

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Energy justice: bringing people back to the heart of energy decisions Blog ‘Energy justice: bringing people back to the heart of energy decisions posted on the Centre on Innovation and Energy Demand (CIED) website on 2 March 2018. This blog is based on conversations with Dr Kirsten Jenkins, who worked on […]

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Fuel Poverty Awareness Day

Fuel Poverty Awareness Day Blog about ‘Fuel Poverty Awareness Day’ posted on the Centre on Innovation and Energy Demand (CIED) website on 23 February 2018. According to a new report by National Energy Action (NEA), a national charity seeking to end fuel poverty, the UK has the sixth worst long-term […]

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Spatial Adventures in Energy Studies

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Spatial Adventures in Energy Studies: Emerging Geographies of Energy Production and Use Spatial Adventures in Energy Studies – posted on 26 February 2018 by the Centre on Innovation and Energy Demand (CIED). A new special issue in the journal Energy Research and Social Science guest edited by Prof Vanesa Castán […]

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Event – UK Parliament and research impact

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The UK Parliament and research impact – everything you ever wanted to know but were afraid to ask EVENT 24 April 2018 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Jubilee G32 The Centre on Innovation and Energy Demand (CIED) is hosting an event on ‘The UK Parliament and research impact – everything […]

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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

Innovation

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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