Strong regional variation in the uptake of low-carbon innovations

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New research published in Energy Policy identifies local hotspots and coldspots of energy-efficiency activity in response to the same national policy framework. Led by Craig Morton at Leeds University with the support of Charlie Wilson from the SILCI project, the research also found strong evidence of social influence effects through which high levels of activity in one area ‘infect’ neighbouring areas to up their game. Click here to download the article.