The talk will describe the issues, data and methods used to design renewable systems at continental, national and city scales.
Come learn about the future of the global energy system through the lens of the world’s premier organization for renewable energy.
Dr Muinzer will discuss his newly published book on the topic of The Climate Change Act 2008. All welcome to attend.
Kayla Ente, founder and CEO of BHESCo, will demonstrate how the evolution towards clean energy will occur regardless of who is in power.
Dr Sarah Royston will review what we know (and don’t know) about health sector digitalisation and its impacts on energy demand.
Sir Geoffrey Owen will be discussing batteries for electric cars: a case study in industrial strategy. All welcome.
This event brings together a panel of experts and key stakeholders involved in the smart meter rollout to examine the progress that has been made to date, and to explore how the smart meter rollout might be accelerated. We will hear a variety of perspectives and offer a stimulating discussion about the future of smart …
Adam Cooper will be discussing whether the foundations of energy research are built to generate ‘good’ impacts.
Going further, faster and flexibly to meet our future energy needs A new UK Centre for Research on Energy Demand Solutions (CREDS) will officially launch at this event. The new Centre builds on research undertaken by the End Use Energy Demand Centres (EUED) – a series of projects that explored new ways to manage energy …
Jenny Bird gives an insider’s guide to how the UK parliament makes use of academic research.
The launch of ‘Innovating Climate Governance: Moving Beyond Experiments’ co-edited by Bruno Turnheim (King’s College London), Paula Kivimaa (University of Sussex) and Frans Berkhout (King’s College London).
Join us for a “bonus” Energy and Climate Seminar where we welcome Alex Gilbert from Amber Infrastructure Group.
Dr Peter Enevoldsen from Aarhus University speaks about the wind power in the UK.
Benjamin Sovacool explores theories that explain socio-technical change; their relevance, use and how they can (or cannot) integrate. All welcome!
Dr Mari Martiskainen speaks on how community groups are addressing fuel poverty in the UK. All welcome!
Dr. Antti Silvast from Durham University and the Centre for Energy Systems Integration speaks at SPRU.
Friederike Rohde speaks on the actors within the Germany energy system, and how they shape institutional changes. All welcome!
Dr Marion Ferrat from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change talks about informing international climate change policy. All welcome!
Visiting Fellow Charlie Wilson will be talking about the benefits of granularity in energy technologies. All welcome.
Matt Gross is going to share his Phd research on demand-side response in the UK. All welcome!
This event will mark the launch of a new book by Professor Tim Foxon on ‘Energy and Economic Growth: Why we need a new pathway to prosperity’.
Caroline Kuzemko is going to talk about devolution and its implications for sustainable energy policy. All welcome!
Rob Gross is coming to talk about heat infrastructure transitions and reflect on international policy reviews for UKERC and BEIS. All welcome
Mari is going to present her research on energy cafes and fuel poverty. All welcome!
Kelly is Development Manager at Big Lemon Buses and a Sussex graduate. She’ll be talking about how The Big Lemon started and their solar bus project.
CIED visiting fellow Jonn Axsen will give a talk on electric mobility and its role in the low-carbon transition.
Owen Bellamy from the Committee on Climate Change will talk about the role of the committee, emission reduction targets and challenges for the future.
Anna Kowalska-Pyzalska will present on energy services and agent-based modelling. Join us!
Will Cottrell from the Brighton Energy Co-op is coming to give a talk about community energy. All welcome!
CIED and SPRU Research Fellow Kirsten Jenkins will be presenting her work on socio-technical systems and energy justice. All welcome!
We have a special Energy & Climate Seminar by CIED visiting fellow Janet Stephenson on Energy Cultures. All welcome!
The Centre on Innovation and Energy Demand (CIED)’s first ever Summer School on Accelerating Innovation to Reduce Energy Demand took place from 10-12 July 2017 at the University of Sussex, Brighton, UK. The Summer School provided 28 doctoral, postdoc and early career researchers with a unique opportunity to hear from leading thinkers in the fields …
Dr Debbie Hopkins is coming to present research conducted by her and Dr Tim Schwanen on automated goods mobility. All welcome!
Theo Covary is coming to give a seminar on the political economy of the municipal electricity supply industry in South Africa. All welcome!
Dr Wokje Abrahamse will talk about how theoretical and applied research from psychology can help us understand how to encourage energy conservation.
Dr Mari Martiskainen was one of the key speakers at ‘Warmer, Healthier and Fairer: Tackling Fuel Poverty’ event organised by Public Policy Exchange. Other key speakers at the event included MP Alan Whitehead, James Kerry, Senior Policy Advisor at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy as well as Paul Massara, member of the …
Dr Mari Martiskainen and Dr Jan Rosenow were invited speakers at a Green Lib Dems event on ‘How should we protect the environment outside the EU?’ that took place in Brighton on 17 September. The other invited speakers were Baroness Parminter (LibDem Spokesperson for Environment and Rural Affairs) and Sir Graham Watson (former LibDem MEP). …
CIED together with Centre for Industrial Energy, Materials and Products (CIE-MAP) hosted the second International Exergy Economics Workshop on 13-15 July at the University of Sussex. Building on the first such workshop at the University of Leeds in 2014, the event brought together stakeholders and researchers in the field, with the aim to establish the …
In order to discuss issues and identify strategies for makerspaces in sustainable development Professor Adrian Smith organised a two-day event on “How can makerspaces, fablabs and hackerspaces help cultivate sustainable developments?”. The workshop, which was funded by CIED and co-hosted with the STEPS Centre, took place over two days in the Machines Room in London, …