Technology Collaboration Programme

The women who tear down power structures with solar energy

The women are illiterate and live in traditional, patriarchal societies, but are given the opportunity to become solar engineers and lead the electrification of their home villages. Researchers from Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden are now examining the ground-breaking initiative in Zanzibar, focusing on the social and unequal conditions of the energy transition – […]

Gender & Energy Task – 2022 Conference Papers

Two sessions organised by the task at the ERSS in Manchester, with participation form the majority of our task members. (20-24 June 2022) ERSS session 10: Closing the gender gap in energy policies for a just transition: When smart energy technologies meet everyday household labour: gendered practices and negotiations. Sylvia Breukers*, Aggeli Aggeliki, Marten Boekelo, […]

Gender & Energy Task Newsletter #2

The work of this Task is progressing well, with continuous research in all subtasks.  Read the highlights of our work from the past 6 months.

Gender & Energy Task – 2021 Conference Papers

Energy & Society Conference (Trento/online) “Integrating gender into energy policy design: the Rwandan approach” Marielle Feenstra (presenting), Joy Clancy, Helene Ahlborg, Samuel John Unsworth, Sylvere Hategekimana (11 February 2021) Panel participation at the BEHAVE-conference “Is energy efficiency (fe)male? The role of gender for sustainable energy use”, including Joy Clancy and Martin Hultman (21 April 2021) […]

New Users TCP Task on Gender and Energy gets the go-ahead

5 April 2020: We are excited to announce that a new international research collaboration – Empowering all: Gender in policy and implementation for achieving transitions to sustainable energy – has been approved by the UsersTCP Executive Committee. The new UsersTCP Annex will gather researchers from the fields of gender and energy in a global network […]