Social license to automate: A critical review of emerging approaches to electricity demand management



The latest publication from the Social License to Automate Task (Adams et al 2021).  Highlights include:

  • Critically examines the role of a ‘social license to automate’ in automated DSM.
  • Draws on empirical evidence and links it to the social license concept.
  • Uses the concept to examine engagement between energy users and program designers.
  • Explores issues of capacity, trust, control and benefit in automated DSM.

The Preprint can be viewed here.

The Peer-reviewed publication is available at the following DOI https://doi.org/10.1016/j.erss.2021.102210