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Past Event

How we create a clean energy future

27 November, 2018 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Jubilee G32

Kayla Ente, founder and CEO of BHESCo, will demonstrate how the evolution towards clean energy will occur regardless of who is in power.

Past Event

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

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 …

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Meeting the UK’s Energy Demand Challenge

20 September, 2018 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Central Hall Westminster, London

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 …

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Book Launch: Innovating Climate Governance

3 May, 2018 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
King's College London, Bush House 8th Floor (North Side), Aldwych

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).

Past Event

CIED Summer School 2017

10 July, 2017 12:00 pm - 12 July, 2017 1:00 pm

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 …

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Warmer, Healthier and Fairer: Tackling Fuel Poverty

22 November, 2016 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Westminster, London

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 …

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Past Event

CIED researchers speak at Green Lib Dems event on environment policy after Brexit

17 September, 2016 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Brighton

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). …

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Past Event

Exergy Economics Workshop 2016

13 July, 2016 12:00 pm - 15 July, 2016 12:00 pm
University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton

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 …

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CIED and the STEPS Centre co-host workshop on makerspaces and sustainable development

26 October, 2015 9:00 am - 27 October, 2015 3:00 pm
Machines Room, London

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, …