This case study was conducted within the Gender & Energy Task and analyzes to what extent the instrument of company-independent energy consulting in Austria addresses different target groups and takes gender and diversity aspects into account.
How technology developers can contribute to making sustainable energy supply more equal in terms of accessibility to ensure the participation of all.
The paper discusses the gendered differences in the build-up of interest and expertise in household smart grids, in connection to experiences of control, comfort, safety and trust.
Gender Equality and Social Inclusion (GESI) White Paper – Gender and Technology: The Case of the Energy Sector
This paper discusses how energy policies are gender blind and as a result, their lowered effectiveness and unintended effects.