Re-thinking the zero carbon energy transition
Nick Eyre explores a new way of thinking about the energy transition, as well as showing how it will lead to major opportunities for energy efficiency.
The contribution energy demand reduction could make to tackling the climate emergency
Our upcoming report, The role of energy demand reduction in achieving net-zero in the UK, will be launched on 6 October. In this blog, Sam Betts-Davies and John Barrett point to one of the key findings that the UK could reduce its energy demand by 52% by 2050 relative to 2020 levels.
Generating Mobility Futures
Greg Marsden gives a taster on our upcoming new report which addresses the issue of how much energy we need for everyday life and what the carbon implications of different futures might be.
Who needs flexibility anyway?
Can variable pricing deliver flexibility? Ben Anderson and Tom Rushby explore whether the consumer needs to be engaged in system flexibility.
Long run trends in ICT demand and its impact on energy consumption
The digitalisation of society has accelerated during the coronavirus pandemic, but this trend has been underway for decades. Roger Fouquet explores the increase in communication consumption.
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.
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.
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.
Decarbonising UK shipping and land energy demand
The UK shipping industry has huge potential to become a world leader in decarbonisation and green innovation.
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