The Centre on Innovation and Energy Demand (CIED) sits at the forefront of research on the transition to a low carbon economy.

We investigate new technologies and new ways of doing things that have the potential to transform the way we use energy and achieve substantial reductions in energy demand.

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Latest Events

The smart meter rollout: progress and challenges ahead
19 November, 2018 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Institution of Mechanical Engineers, One Birdcage Walk, Westminster, London, SW1H 9JJ
Past Event
Meeting the UK’s Energy Demand Challenge
20 September, 2018 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Central Hall Westminster, London

Highlight Project:
Policy synergies and trade offs for low energy innovation

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Policy mixes are particularly important for supporting transitions to lower-energy systems. Do current UK energy policy goals and instruments add up to a coherent policy mix suitable for fostering such transitions? What is the impact of the current policy mix?

CIED Leadership Team

Frank Geels

Co-Director
Frank Geels

Tim Schwanen

Co-Director
Tim Schwanen

Steven Sorrell

Co-Director
Steven Sorrell

Latest Publications