CIED referenced in Select Committee report

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The Centre on Innovation and Energy Demand has contributed to a report by the Parliamentary Select Committee on Energy and Climate Change.  The report, entitled  ‘Home energy efficiency and demand reduction’ calls for ‘a renewed commitment to tackling energy efficiency by establishing adequate policies with long-term, ambitious objectives, which restore […]

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Event report: Demand-Side Energy Trilemma

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8th and 9th March saw the launch of the Demand-Side Energy Trilemma briefing in Glasgow and London. The London event was hosted at the House of Commons by Baroness Worthington and featured presentations from Professor Turner (University of Strathclyde), Ian Marchant (Dunelm Energy) and Dr Stuart Galloway (University of Strathclyde). […]

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Sunday Times quotes Rosenow on low carbon homes

CIED researcher Dr Jan Rosenow was interviewed for a piece in the Sunday Times (06/03/15) on energy efficient houses. The article – entitled ‘The Green Light’ (Home section, p24) – notes that the UK is now 27th out of 28 in the Energy Efficiency Watch European League Table. Dr Rosenow […]

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New Demand Trilemma briefing & launch events

Proposal of a new Energy Demand Trilemma from the Centre for Energy Policy at the University of Strathclyde and Dunelm Energy. The well known Energy Trilemma has provided a useful framework for considering the three main broad objectives of energy policy (sustainability, affordability and security), and the trade-offs involved in […]

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Redefining standards of office design

The DEMAND Centre’s ‘Offices’ project held a roundtable discussion in London to discuss their research into office design and specification with industry and public sector colleagues. The project – which has interviewed 55 expert informants across and beyond 10 case study London building projects – found a tendency to design […]

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CEE Centre visit Mexico

The CEE Centre will be represented at the Mexico-UK Energy week (beginning 29th Feb 2016) as part of a UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office initiative under the Global Partnership Fund, hosted by the Secretaria de Energia (SENER). An event on the 2nd March will focus on the use of energy […]

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Watch: Energy and Climate Change Committee

CIE-MAP Director John Barrett gave evidence to the Commons Select Committee for Energy and Climate Change on 1st March on ‘Setting the fifth carbon budget’. Professor Barrett (of the University of Leeds)  joined by Richard Leese (Mineral Products Association), Lawrence Slade (EnergyUK), Philip Sellwood (Energy Saving Trust) and Nina Skorupska […]

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SENIX 2016 conference

Deadline for abstracts March 20th. The 2016 SENIX conference ‘The Role of Social Sciences in a Low-Carbon Energy Mix’ will be be held in Stockholm on June 13-15th. The SENIX Conferences aim to help bridge the gap between present day conditions and the need to bring social issues to the […]

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DEMAND respond to Infrastructure Commission

The DEMAND Centre’s Professor Elizabeth Shove has responded to the Call for Evidence issued by the Infrastructure Commission on how changes to existing market frameworks, increased interconnection and new technologies in demand-side management and energy storage can better balance supply and demand. Professor Shove’s responses to the four questions can […]

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Free event: Sustainable Thermal Energy Technologies

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Sustainable Thermal Energy Technologies for the Future, Warwick, Weds 13th April 2016 This event will be hosted by the i-STUTE centre at the University of Warwick, with keynote contributions from DECC, the Industrial and Commercial Energy Association (ICOM), the Heating and Hotwater Industry Council (HHIC), British Gas, Baxi, National Grid […]

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Policy briefing: analysing re-spending rebound

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A new policy briefing analyses how money saved from more efficient domestic heating is being respent. The briefing reports that although energy efficiency reduces carbon emissions overall, the ways the saved money is spent (for example on food, eating out or high carbon-footprint goods) erodes the overall reduction of C02 […]

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CIED article on ‘Creative Destruction’

A new article from Paula Kivimaa and Florian Kern of the EUED CIED Centre published on the Energy Collective site looks at how climate change targets could potentially be met more rapidly with more innovative and disruptive policies. Read the full article: Stimulating ‘Creative Destruction’ to Transform How We Use Energy

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CIED at House of Commons

Jan Rosenow at House of Commons

Dr Jan Rosenow of the CIED Centre gave evidence today to the House of Commons Energy and Climate Change Committee. Dr Rosenow, of the University of Sussex, was one of four witnesses alongside Dr Nick Eyre (Director, UK Energy Research Centre), Simon Roberts (Chief Executive, Centre for Sustainable Energy) and Dave […]

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DEMAND at the House of Lords

On 15th September, Elizabeth Shove gave evidence in person at the House of Lords to a Design Commission enquiry on design and behaviour in the built environment. She was invited in response to an official submission to the enquiry. Read full details at the DEMAND Centre site

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i-STUTE contribute to Energy Accelerator

11th September saw a meeting in Birmingham of the Energy Research Accelerator (ERA) group of seven Midlands-based universities to discuss heating and cooling technologies in the light of the Chancellor of the Exchequer’s announcement in March that £60m would be invested into heating and cooling research. EUED’s i-STUTE Director Bob […]

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CEE paper in major UK energy journal

Senior UCL-Energy academics Dr Cliff Elwell, Dr Phillip Biddulph, Prof Robert Lowe and Prof Tadj Oreszczyn have had a paper, entitled ‘Determining the impact of regulatory policy on UK gas use using Bayesian analysis on publicly available data’, published in Elsevier’s peer-reviewed journal Energy Policy. With the current review of […]

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CIE-Map researcher offers expert advice to OECD

On the 20-21st October Anne Owen of the EUED CIE-MAP centre attended an OECD-UNEP Expert Workshop on demand-based measures of material flows. The meeting was held at the OECD in Paris and explored two different measurement methods for estimating raw materials embodied in international trade: a pure input-output based methodology […]

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Energy Efficiency Target should be legally binding

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The group of six End Use Energy Demand Centres, have issued a press release in response to the European Commission  Energy Efficiency Communication. The European Commission’s proposed energy efficiency target announced today is insufficient and should remain at the level of 40% originally considered say a leading group of researchers […]

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