Collecting data from the public is hard but rewarding

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After two days ensconced with members of the public eliciting their perceptions of consumer-facing low-carbon innovations, the SILCI team adjourned to the pub for a well earned drink. (Please note: No public research funding was spent on this activity!). As well as generating reams of data, the workshops were an important reminder to us researchers […]

SILCI goes to Vienna!

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Emma Cassar is currently attending the Transport Research Arena Conference in Vienna which is being co-organised by the European Commission. SILCI is funded by the European Research Council and was invited to present at the event. Emma gave a short talk on Mobility-as-a-Service (MaaS) as one of the potential disruptive low carbon innovations being covered […]

Rapid decarbonisation using ‘granular’ technologies

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Charlie Wilson joined colleagues from the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) in Lisbon to present new research on rapidly transforming energy systems using small-sized, modular, distributed technologies scaled to user needs. The team also found time to analyse the potential impacts of climate change on a key Portuguese industry: wine making!

Workshop on disruptive low carbon innovations at ECEEE

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Around 20 participants of the European Council for an Energy Efficient Economy (ECEEE) Summer Study gave up an hour of their time on a sunny afternoon by the sea to come and discuss disruptive low carbon innovations. The mini-workshop focused on ranking innovations by their potential disruptiveness and their potential impact on CO2 emissions. Participants […]

High-level workshops on disruptive low carbon innovations

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The SILCI project team is co-organising two high-level workshops on disruptive low carbon innovations on March 7 and March 8, 2017, in London. The first workshop will bring together innovators, incumbents, intermediaries, investors, and regulators working on disruptive low carbon innovation. The second workshop will involve researchers and practitioners identifying the main challenges for advancing […]