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Our social relations shape our decision-making in surprising ways. Here’s what that means for home retrofit policy.

Sussex Energy Group members Donal Brown, Giulia Mininni and Marie Claire Brisbois, are among the co-authors of a fascinating a new paper out in Energy Research and Social Science.  Follow Sussex Energy Group

Posted in All Posts, Energy demand and behaviour, Energy efficiency and energy security, Retrofitting buildings, The social relations of energy

Last week we met the Chief Executive of the Climate Change Committee. Here’s how it went.

On Wednesday 08 November the Sussex Energy Group held its annual keynote address – always a major event on the University of Sussex Business School’s calendar. This year we were fortunate  enough to have Chris Stark as our keynote speaker. Follow

Posted in All Posts, Electrical Markets, Energy and Society, Energy demand and behaviour, Energy Governance and Policy, Just and Sustainable Transitions to Net Zero, policy, Politics of energy and energy institutions, The energy transition

A new framework shows how local buy-in can deliver net-zero transitions

A new framework is being launched this week that shows how fair and acceptable deployment of net-zero technologies can be delivered. Local communities must be consulted about – and benefit from – large-scale decarbonisation industries built in their areas, researchers

Posted in All Posts, Just and Sustainable Transitions to Net Zero, Local Energy

Planning for economic recovery

By Dr Beatriz Aguirre-Martínez In this post-Covid period, we need new investments in jobs and skills after a significant economic contraction. As part of a webinar series for the CREDS project, a team of researchers led by the Sussex Energy

Posted in Energy and Society, Just and Sustainable Transitions to Net Zero, renewables, Sussex and local, Wellbeing and ecological economics

Comic books aren’t just about superheros. They can also be a great way of communicating research.

For many experts, Smart local energy systems (SLES) are crucial to the UK’s transition to a Net Zero energy system. Over the last two years, a research team led by Professor Adrian Smith at the Sussex Energy Group has analysed developments

Posted in All Posts, Community Energy, Community wealth building, Energy Governance and Policy, Energy infrastructure, Energy systems and supply technology, Just and Sustainable Transitions to Net Zero, Local Energy

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