Energy consumption, wellbeing, and the challenge of identifying our core power capacity requirements
Cost-reflective tariff structures would help address excessive energy consumption. But what do we consider excessive energy consumption to be? Latest blog from Jose Luis explores.
Equality, Diversity, Inclusion and Energy
Anuja Saunders reflects on her new role as Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Manager of CREDS looking at how we can widen the impact and understanding of EDI in the energy demand conversation.
Building on our strengths – retrofit market needs an overhaul to meet climate targets
Climate change targets won’t be delivered unless the home improvements market is overhauled, according to a new joint report by the Federation of Master Builders (FMB) and CREDS.
Six ways for Government to make a serious shift to net-zero transport
In advance of the long-awaited Transport Decarbonisation Plan, we highlight some of the critical areas where road and rail transport can help deliver substantial cuts in carbon emissions.
New neighbourhood carbon calculator helps communities target action on local emission hotspots
We’re excited to announce the launch of our Place-Based Carbon Calculator. A free tool designed to measure carbon footprints at neighbourhood level.
Peer-to-peer energy: what can we learn from more than a decade of Airbnb?
CREDS researcher Mike Fell discusses the background to and key findings of his recently published research that set out to discover what we can learn from Airbnb about the potential impacts of peer-to-peer energy trading.
City deals & climate action
As local government bodies declare a Climate Emergency, what are the drivers and mechanisms for climate action? Dan van der Horst and Connor Smith investigate.
Why we built a Place-Based Carbon Calculator
How green is your neighbourhood? New place-based carbon calculator tool maps the carbon footprint of every neighbourhood in England.
Reading room five: Space, time and contestations over demand response and infrastructure access
In our fifth Flexibility reading room, researchers discuss rhythmicity and themes of temporality, energy justice and the availability of infrastructure services.
Impact of smart meters in improving the performance of energy efficient technologies
We are exploring the impact energy efficiency measures can have on the flexibility and resilience of the energy system.
Decarbonising UK shipping and land energy demand
The UK shipping industry has huge potential to become a world leader in decarbonisation and green innovation.
Thirty years of UK climate mitigation
Nick Eyre reflects on the 30 years of climate mitigation since the 1989 cabinet meeting and argues that the next 30 years will require far more radical change if we are to get to net-zero.
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