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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

The U.S. Inflation Reduction Act: Will the Dramatic Enactment Translate into Dramatic Results?

By Roman Sidortsov If there is ever a Hollywood film to be made about climate and energy legislation, the enactment of the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) will provide as good of a script as there will ever be. Typically mundane,

Posted in All Posts, Energy and Society, Energy Governance and Policy, Political economy of energy, Politics of energy and energy institutions

Making government deliver or rearranging deckchairs on the Titanic? Climate policy and the new government departments

By Matthew Lockwood What does today’s restructuring of government departments mean for climate policy? Badged as being about making government deliver, the Prime Minster announced a relatively major reorganisation, with the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) being

Posted in All Posts, Energy Governance and Policy, Politics of energy and energy institutions

The Dynamics of Global Public Research Funding on Climate Change, Energy, Transport, and Industrial Decarbonisation

By Benjamin K. Sovacool, Chux Daniels and Abdulrafiu Abbas This blog was first published on 15 December 2022 on the  Transformative Innovation Policy Consortium (TIPC) blog. The original can be found here. Thirty years of climate research funding have overlooked the potential of experimental

Posted in All Posts, Energy infrastructure, Energy Innovation and Digitalisation, Energy systems and supply technology

Electrified, automated and shared mobility in Africa: Lessons from Johannesburg, Kigali, Lagos and Nairobi

By Benjamin K. Sovacool, Chux Daniels and Abdulrafiu Abbas A version of this blog first appeared on the Transformative Innovation Policy Consortium (TIPC) blog. It can be found here. In a newly published article, we focus on three innovations that are particularly important

Posted in All Posts, Energy infrastructure, Energy Innovation and Digitalisation, Energy systems and supply technology

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