A Bayesian Dynamic Method

Bayesian

A Bayesian Dynamic Method to Estimate the Thermophysical Properties of Building Elements in All Seasons, Orientations and with Reduced Error Open access article ‘A Bayesian Dynamic Method to Estimate the Thermophysical Properties of Building Elements in All Seasons, Orientations and with Reduced Error’ written by Virginia Gori, Phillip Biddulph and Clifford […]

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Automated Mobility Transitions

mobility

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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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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Industrial energy, materials and products

Industrial

Industrial energy, materials and products: UK decarbonisation challenges and opportunities Article on industrial energy, materials and products written by the four Co-Directors of the Centre for Industrial Energy, Materials and Products (CIE-MAP) Professor John Barrett, Professor Tim Cooper, Professor Geoffrey Hammond and Professor Nick Pidgeon. Barrett, J., T. Cooper, G.P. […]

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Estimation of thermophysical properties

thermophysical

Estimation of thermophysical properties from in-situ measurements in all seasons: Quantifying and reducing errors using dynamic grey-box methods Journal Article ‘Estimation of thermophysical properties from in-situ measurements in all seasons: Quantifying and reducing errors using dynamic grey-box methods’ co-authored by Virginia Gori, Research Associate at the RCUK Centre for Energy […]

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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

humanizing

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

temporal

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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Technological options for retail refrigeration

refrigeration

Call for Reviews Technological options for retail refrigeration Written by experts from London South Bank University (LSBU), in a few months, the International Institute of Refrigeration (IIR) will publish the book ‘Technological options for retail refrigeration’. This online publication presents a review of display refrigeration technologies for food, then sets […]

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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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Beyond energy efficiency and individual behaviours

Behaviours

Labanca, N., Bertoldi, P. (2018) ‘Beyond energy efficiency and individual behaviours: policy insights from social practice theories’, Energy Policy, Volume115, Pages 494-502 A new paper ‘Beyond energy efficiency and individual behaviours: policy insights from social practice theories’ argues for the application of an ‘energy justice’ approach to policy making, suggesting […]

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Peer-to-peer goods-sharing platforms

peer-to-peer

What makes a sustainable business model successful? An empirical comparison of two peer-to-peer goods-sharing platforms Paper co-authored by Professor Tim Cooper, Co-Director of the Centre for Industrial Energy, Materials and Products (CIEMAP), is published in ‘Journal of Cleaner Production’. The paper is titled ‘What makes a sustainable business model successful? […]

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Aligning carbon targets

carbon

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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National Energy Transitions

national energy

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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Industrial decarbonisation of the pulp and paper sector

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Industrial decarbonisation of the pulp and paper sector: A UK perspective Paper ‘Industrial decarbonisation of the pulp and paper sector’ released by the Centre for Industrial Energy, Materials and Products (CIE-MAP). The paper is co-authored by CIE-MAP’s Professor Geoffrey Hammond, Dr Jonathan Norman and Dr Paul Griffin from the Department […]

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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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Innovation, low energy buildings and intermediaries in Europe

Green blue windows sky innovation

Innovation, low energy buildings and intermediaries in Europe: systematic case study review A new paper by Paula Kivimaa and Mari Martiskainen argues that policies at the EU, national and local levels are the main drivers behind low energy innovation in the building sector in Europe, while environmental concerns also rank highly. The paper titled […]

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EBC annual report features CEE Centre

EBC

The International Energy Agency’s Energy in Buildings and Communities (EBC) Programme Annual Report features the CEE Centre’s ‘Building Energy Epidemiology’ project  The project’s full title is ANNEX 70: ‘Building Energy Epidemiology: Analysis of Real Building Energy Use at Scale’. The work is lead by the UCL Energy Institute’s Dr Ian […]

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