Professor of Energy Policy (SPRU - Science Policy Research Unit), University of Sussex

Professor Benjamin K. Sovacool, is Director of the Centre on Innovation and Energy Demand and of the Sussex Energy Group.  Benjamin is also Professor of Energy Policy at the Science Policy Research Unit (SPRU). Professor Sovacool works as a researcher and consultant on issues pertaining to energy policy, energy security, climate change mitigation, and climate change adaptation. More specifically, his research focuses on renewable energy and energy efficiency, the politics of large-scale energy infrastructure, designing public policy to improve energy security and access to electricity, and building adaptive capacity to the consequences of climate change.  Benjamin is also Co-PI of the INNOPATHS (Innovation Pathways, Strategies and Policies for the Low-Carbon Transition in Europe) research project.

Benjamin Sovacool


Navigating the “paradox of openness” in energy and transport innovation: Insights from eight corporate clean technology research and development case studies
B. Sovacool, Jeppesen, J, Bandsholm, J, Asmussen, J, Balachandran, R, Vestergaard, S, Andersen, TH, Sørensen, TK, Bjørn Thygesen, F (2017)
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New frontiers and conceptual frameworks for energy justice
B. Sovacool, Burke, M., Baker, L. , Kotika, lapudi, Wlokas, H (2017)
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