Technology Collaboration Programme

Successful Final Event for the Gender and Energy Task

Engaging panel discussions on “Empowering Energy Users” and “Gender-Responsivee Energy Policies” as well as an interactive workshop focusing on “Inclusive Energy Technologies” was on the hybrid meeting agenda. The Gender and Energy Task is about to wrap up the work in the initial scope and the one-day event in Vienna offered a unique opportunity for […]

New guidebook: Applying behavioural insights to unlock energy demand flexibility

Countries around the world are transitioning away from fossil fuels to renewable energy sources to meet their Net Zero targets. While beneficial for the environment, this transition brings with it an important challenge: it is not (presently) possible to rapidly increase or decrease the generation of solar, wind and water power to meet existing fluctuations […]

Final Country Report of Phase 1 HTR Task: United States

This is the final report deliverable to conclude Phase 1 of our HTR Task, with special focus on our U.S. funder and National Expert, the Consortium for Energy Efficiency. We summarise the main findings and recommendations from each Subtask of our 4-year Task, and provide links to the huge amount of deliverables and work completed […]

HTR Task Leader published in Nature Human Behaviour

HTR Task Leader Dr Sea Rotmann recently co-authored a Comment in Nature Human Behaviour in collaboration with colleagues from Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, entitled “To decarbonize our buildings we need to focus on energy sufficiency.” Her contribution ensured providing an equity lens to include marginalized communities and a global perspective to this important topic. You […]

Designing household energy systems to be more inclusive, equal and efficient

Bike to work or install solar panels? Gender affects our view of sustainability and how we plan our energy consumption. In a collaboration between HSB Living Lab and the product design studio Boid, in Gothenburg, Sweden, a concept is now being developed for how households’ energy systems can become more inclusive, equal and efficient.

Behave Conference 2023 – deadline for submitting abstracts 17th July 2023

Behave 2023, the 7th European Conference on Behaviour and Energy Efficiency by the European Energy Network (EnR, the network of European energy agencies) will take place in Maastricht, the Netherlands, on 28th and 29th November 2023. The theme of this edition of the conference is ‘Scaling-up behaviour change in the light of the energy and […]

New Policy Brief from Social License to Automate Task

Our latest Policy Brief is an overview for policy makers highlighting key observations and findings from stage one of the Task which concluded in October 2021 with the publication of their final report “Social License to Automate” Emerging Approaches to Demand Side Management”.

2021 Annual Report now available

The 2021 Annual Report is now available to view. This report provides an overview of the activities and outputs of the UsersTCP and its Tasks during 2021.

2020 Annual Report published

The 2020 Annual Report is now available to view. This report provides an overview of the activities and outputs of the UsersTCP and its Tasks during 2020.

First Policy Brief from Behavioural Insights Platform

Following on from the December 2020 publication of the report ‘Behavioural insights for demand-side energy policy and programmes: An environment scan’, the Energy Sector Behavioural Insights Platform has prepared the first UsersTCP Policy Brief based on this work.

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

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.

Canada joins the UsersTCP

We are delighted to welcome Canada as the first country to join the UsersTCP since we relaunched in Melbourne, Australia late last year.