A supply-side perspective for the delivery of high-performing, low-energy non-domestic buildings As part of a series of missions introduced to deliver its Industrial Strategy, the Government announced its commitment to halve the energy use of all new buildings by 2030. This commitment is a first step in the right direction, if the UK is to …
A new paper written by Dr Noam Bergman reviews the direct and indirect impacts of the fossil fuel divestment movement.
One quarter of the energy currently used in UK households could be saved by 2035 by cost-effective investment in energy efficiency, shows a new study.
Governance through expectations: Examining the long-term policy relevance of smart meters in the United Kingdom
Contested smart and low-carbon energy futures: Media discourses of smart meters in the United Kingdom
A new paper by CIED researchers analyses popular print media coverage of the smart meter rollout in the United Kingdom.
According to a new report published by CIED, more ambitious mix of policies are needed to deliver the required energy savings in UK homes by 2035.
Warm Homes for All – A comprehensive policy approach for residential energy efficiency retrofit in the UK
A new paper co-authored by Jan Rosenow looks at evaluations of low carbon building technologies in the UK residential sector.
CIED and the Transport Studies Unit at Oxford University hosted a stakeholder workshop on ‘Urban Freight Futures: Innovation and Experimentation’.
A new paper co-authored by Professor Steven Sorrell, Co-Director of CIED, estimates a direct rebound effect of 50 – 60% for UK freight transport.
Professor Benjamin Sovacool was cited again in The Telegraph on the UK smart meter rollout.
A new article by CIED researchers explores the interaction between the UK’s low energy housing policy and intermediation.
Energy Efficiency Obligation Schemes should be part of a mix of policies rather than used as a single instrument to deliver energy savings.
A new report finds that policy makers need to think more creatively when it comes to anticipating how the transport system might change in the future.
A new journal article proposes a framework exploring the way policies affect sustainability transitions.
Blog by Dr Charlie Wilson (Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research) UK homes account for just under a quarter of national greenhouse gas emissions. Improving their efficiency not only reduces emissions, but also improves health and wellbeing, and creates jobs. The Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) recently retweeted the headline findings …
Blog by Dr Debbie Hopkins (Centre on Innovation and Energy Demand, Transport Studies Unit, University of Oxford). Nissan Autonomous Drive Vehicle. Image by Norbert Aepli. Shared under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported license. There is a great deal of excitement about the potential of driverless vehicles (also called self-driving, autonomous, connected and autonomous …
Reflections on the 7th Big Energy Saving Week by Nora Blascsok Events across the country are taking place this week to create public awareness around saving money on energy bills. The Big Energy Saving Week is an initiative run by Citizens Advice, the Energy Saving Trust and the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy …
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.