University of Edinburgh
Mags researches local government strategies for investment in low carbon energy and is a member of the Heat and the City Research group in the School of Social and Political Science at the University of Edinburgh.
Mags is also completing her PhD in Sociology. Previously Mags has undertaken research on Local Authority engagement in UK energy systems as part of the UK Energy Research Centre. This was supported with co-funding from UK Energy Technologies Institute. With colleagues in the Heat and the City group, Mags supports the Scottish Heat Network Partnership Practitioner Group and the UK district energy vanguards network, a UK-wide knowledge exchange network whose core consists of local authorities and housing associations actively developing or operating district energy systems.
- Chapter 17: Local heat and energy efficiency policy: ambiguity and ambivalence in England and Scotland
- Climate action, city regions and central government: a comparative analysis of the UK City Deals – summary
- Climate action, city regions and central government: a comparative analysis of the UK City Deals
- Housing retrofit: six types of local authority energy service models
- House of Commons BEIS Select Committee inquiry – decarbonising heat in homes
- Social innovation in the shadow of policy failure: Energy efficiency in self-build housing
- Governance institutions and prospects for local energy innovation: laggards and leaders among UK local authorities
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