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Making Sussex a Net Zero region: local council and stakeholder workshop

Recently, over 40 Officers and Members from Local Councils in the Greater Brighton area and other relevant stakeholders came together with University of Sussex energy policy and analysis experts. During a half-day workshop, they discussed challenges and opportunities relating to

Posted in All Posts, Conferences and events, Energy demand and behaviour, Energy efficiency and energy security

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

Which net-zero policies do people want? Launching the Local Green New Deals report

On Monday 11 December 2023, over 200 academic, NGO, policy and local government representatives attended one of CREDS’ final webinars to hear answers to the question: ‘Which net-zero policies do people want?’

Posted in All Posts, Energy Governance and Policy, Just and Sustainable Transitions to Net Zero, Local Energy, The energy transition

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

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