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Linky: Do smart meters actually help reduce electricity consumption?

When I saw this article, it underscored how important it is to engage energy technology users in the design and decision-making process of energy initiatives, interventions and retrofit incentives. This is because, the success of these initiatives is contingent on how individuals react to them....Read more

RENEWABLE ENERGY USE IN AMERICA, EUROPE AND THE WORLD

 

The first observation as I perused through this blog post was that it covered every continent withhuman habitat and hence gives one a complete picture of the use of renewable energy across...Read more

Berry et al. - Investigating Fuel Poverty - 2016

The attached document produces a detailed analysis of fuel poverty in the transport sector in France. What is particularly interesting about the study herein presented is the classification of the fuel poor into three subcategories. I believe it is through these subcategories that a more...Read more

Targeting Energy Poor Consumers Report

Tbis research report funded by EU to study energy poverty in nine member countries. The report details the energy poverty definition, energy poverty diagnosis and causes and the measures taken to tackle energy poverty in each country. In the summary section, there is a comparative analysis as...Read more

A global view of how consumer behavior is changing amid COVID-19

This article by McKinsey & Company is useful in engaging insight for global consumer/demand. Much like we can see in Energy Fables consumer products and services are deeply connected with income, vulnerability, comfort, and capitalism. By engaging with this report, we see the change in...Read more

More national climate policies expected, but how effective are the existing ones?

In my personal opinion, Europe has always been a thought leader in terms of environmental concerns leading the way for the rest of the world. In my extensive travels across Europe, I have noticed a comparatively high level of awareness and consciousness for the environment from the common folks...Read more

The Unyielding Grip Of Fossil Fuels On Global Life

In this article, Michael Klare explains that the use of fossil fuel like coal, oil, and natural gas will not fall, but actually continue to rise in the next decades. I like the way the author shares first the good news about the increase in renewable energy resources and then the bad news...Read more

Lessons from Europe, North America, and Asia: Financing Models that are Facilitating Building Energy Efficiency at Scale

The definitive objective of this report and the way it is written giving evidence of actual collaboration by the authors for the study are the two main reasons why I selected this as my artifact source. The report referred to the Paris Agreement at multiple instances. I have been hearing a lot...Read more

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