Energy Research & Social Science

(The median citation count of Energy Research & Social Science is 7. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 500 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2019-08-01 to 2023-08-01.)
When pandemics impact economies and climate change: Exploring the impacts of COVID-19 on oil and electricity demand in China193
Covid-19 and the politics of sustainable energy transitions191
An outlook on the global development of renewable and sustainable energy at the time of COVID-19187
The political economy of car dependence: A systems of provision approach180
Analysis of the electricity demand trends amidst the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic171
Cascading risks: Understanding the 2021 winter blackout in Texas161
The impact of different COVID-19 containment measures on electricity consumption in Europe146
What opportunities could the COVID-19 outbreak offer for sustainability transitions research on electricity and mobility?146
Analysis of mobility trends during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic: Exploring the impacts on global aviation and travel in selected cities144
Who are the victims of low-carbon transitions? Towards a political ecology of climate change mitigation138
Sociotechnical agendas: Reviewing future directions for energy and climate research125
Contextualizing the Covid-19 pandemic for a carbon-constrained world: Insights for sustainability transitions, energy justice, and research methodology119
The limits of energy sufficiency: A review of the evidence for rebound effects and negative spillovers from behavioural change118
Renewable energy for whom? A global systematic review of the environmental justice implications of renewable energy technologies118
Of renewable energy, energy democracy, and sustainable development: A roadmap to accelerate the energy transition in developing countries115
Energy poverty and social relations: A capabilities approach112
Research on the social acceptance of renewable energy technologies: Past, present and future108
Coronavirus comes home? Energy use, home energy management, and the social-psychological factors of COVID-19108
Industrial decarbonization via hydrogen: A critical and systematic review of developments, socio-technical systems and policy options108
The misallocation of climate research funding107
Heat pumps and our low-carbon future: A comprehensive review105
The Green New Deal in the United States: What it is and how to pay for it104
Transforming knowledge systems for life on Earth: Visions of future systems and how to get there91
Sociotechnical matters: Reviewing and integrating science and technology studies with energy social science91
Emergency measures to protect energy consumers during the Covid-19 pandemic: A global review and critical analysis87
The new oil? The geopolitics and international governance of hydrogen86
What drives home solar PV uptake? Subsidies, peer effects and visibility in Sweden83
Just transition: A conceptual review83
COVID-19 energy sector responses in Africa: A review of preliminary government interventions77
Energy democracy as a process, an outcome and a goal: A conceptual review76
Stranded assets and stranded resources: Implications for climate change mitigation and global sustainable development76
The energy crises revealed by COVID: Intersections of Indigeneity, inequity, and health75
Integrating solar energy with agriculture: Industry perspectives on the market, community, and socio-political dimensions of agrivoltaics75
Elite power in low-carbon transitions: A critical and interdisciplinary review73
The interaction between humans and buildings for energy efficiency: A critical review73
Energy justice revisited: A critical review on the philosophical and political origins of equality73
Women’s leadership in renewable transformation, energy justice and energy democracy: Redistributing power73
Flexibility capital and flexibility justice in smart energy systems70
Justice, social exclusion and indigenous opposition: A case study of wind energy development on the Isthmus of Tehuantepec, Mexico70
Demand-side solutions for climate mitigation: Bottom-up drivers of household energy behavior change in the Netherlands and Spain69
What is prosumerism for? Exploring the normative dimensions of decentralised energy transitions68
The role of energy democracy and energy citizenship for participatory energy transitions: A comprehensive review68
People in transitions: Energy citizenship, prosumerism and social movements in Europe67
Unpacking the right-populist threat to climate action: Poland's pro-governmental media on energy transition and climate change65
Who is buying electric vehicles in California? Characterising early adopter heterogeneity and forecasting market diffusion65
Community energy meets smart grids: Reviewing goals, structure, and roles in Virtual Power Plants in Ireland, Belgium and the Netherlands64
Just transitions: Histories and futures in a post-COVID world64
Emotions and fuel poverty: The lived experience of social housing tenants in the United Kingdom63
How deep is incumbency? A ‘configuring fields’ approach to redistributing and reorienting power in socio-material change63
Is peer-to-peer electricity trading empowering users? Evidence on motivations and roles in a prosumer business model trial in Australia62
“We cannot stop cooking”: Stove stacking, seasonality and the risky practices of household cookstove transitions in Nigeria60
Grand Narratives for sustainable mobility: A conceptual review60
Renewable energy injustice: The socio-environmental implications of renewable energy consumption60
Energy poverty goes south? Understanding the costs of energy poverty with the index of vulnerable homes in Spain59
Beyond the EVent horizon: Battery waste, recycling, and sustainability in the United Kingdom electric vehicle transition59
Expanding the scope and implications of energy research: A guide to key themes and concepts from the Social Sciences and Humanities58
Is bio-energy carbon capture and storage (BECCS) feasible? The contested authority of integrated assessment modeling58
Mind the gap: A social sciences review of energy efficiency57
Age matters: Ageing and household energy demand in the United States57
Waves of disruption in clean energy transitions: Sociotechnical dimensions of system disruption in Germany and the United Kingdom56
Community renewable energy: What does it do? Walker and Devine-Wright (2008) ten years on56
Rethinking the future low-carbon city: Carbon neutrality, green design, and sustainability tensions in the making of Masdar City56
Cryptodamages: Monetary value estimates of the air pollution and human health impacts of cryptocurrency mining55
A just transition for whom? Politics, contestation, and social identity in the disruption of coal in the Powder River Basin55
Three sides to every story: Gender perspectives in energy transition pathways in Canada, Kenya and Spain54
Motivations, barriers and risks of smart home adoption: From systematic literature review to conceptual framework54
Energy and behaviour at home: A review of intervention methods and practices53
A crude future? COVID-19s challenges for oil demand, supply and prices53
Happier with less? Members of European environmental grassroots initiatives reconcile lower carbon footprints with higher life satisfaction and income increases53
Financing renewable energy development: Insights from 55 countries53
Energy justice from the bottom up: A capability approach to community acceptance of wind energy in Mexico53
Canada's Green New Deal: Forging the socio-political foundations of climate resilient infrastructure?52
SDGs in action: A novel framework for assessing energy projects against the sustainable development goals51
What are sources of carbon lock-in in energy-intensive industry? A case study into Dutch chemicals production51
The past, present and uncertain future of community energy in Denmark: Critically reviewing and conceptualising citizen ownership51
Guides or gatekeepers? Incumbent-oriented transition intermediaries in a low-carbon era51
Barriers to onshore wind energy implementation: A systematic review51
The good, the bad and the ugly: An overview of the sustainability of blockchain technology50
The political economy of national climate policy: Architectures of constraint and a typology of countries50
Towards a new social science research agenda for hydrogen transitions: Social practices, energy justice, and place attachment50
Biofuels, environmental sustainability, and food security: A review of 51 countries50
Towards impactful energy justice research: Transforming the power of academic engagement49
Bitcoin mining: A global review of energy and power demand49
Revisiting carbon lock-in in energy systems: Explaining the perpetuation of coal power in Japan49
Toward feminist energy systems: Why adding women and solar panels is not enough✰49
Just energy transitions to low carbon economies: A review of the concept and its effects on labour and income49
Extreme energy poverty in the urban peripheries of Romania and Israel: Policy, planning and infrastructure48
Is green a Pan-African colour? Mapping African renewable energy policies and transitions in 34 countries48
Drivers, enablers, and barriers to prosumerism in Bangladesh: A sustainable solution to energy poverty?48
When renewable energy, empowerment, and entrepreneurship connect: Measuring energy policy effectiveness in 230 countries47
Do renewable energy communities deliver energy justice? Exploring insights from 71 European cases46
A historical turning point? Early evidence on how the Russia-Ukraine war changes public support for clean energy policies46
Intersectionality and energy transitions: A review of gender, social equity and low-carbon energy46
Mediating household energy transitions through co-design in urban Kenya, Uganda and South Africa46
Bitcoin’s energy consumption is underestimated: A market dynamics approach46
Why hate carbon taxes? Machine learning evidence on the roles of personal responsibility, trust, revenue recycling, and other factors across 23 European countries45
Is the just transition socially accepted? Energy history, place, and support for coal and solar in Illinois, Texas, and Vermont45
Being forced to skimp on energy needs: A new look at energy poverty in Greece44
Energy transitions from the cradle to the grave: A meta-theoretical framework integrating responsible innovation, social practices, and energy justice44
Beyond instrumentalism: Broadening the understanding of social innovation in socio-technical energy systems44
Destined for decline? Examining nuclear energy from a technological innovation systems perspective44
Blockchain, climate damage, and death: Policy interventions to reduce the carbon emissions, mortality, and net-zero implications of non-fungible tokens and Bitcoin43
Invisible energy poverty? Analysing housing costs in Central and Eastern Europe43
Energy materiality: A conceptual review of multi-disciplinary approaches43
European energy politics after Ukraine: The road ahead43
The COVID-19 crisis deepens the gulf between leaders and laggards in the global energy transition43
Scale, history and justice in community wind energy: An empirical review43
What's next for the European coal heartland? Exploring the future of coal as presented in German, Polish and Czech press43
Distributional disparities in residential rooftop solar potential and penetration in four cities in the United States42
Reviewing the opportunities, challenges, and future directions for the digitalization of energy42
Governing the dark side of renewable energy: A typology of global displacements41
COVID-19 and the academy: It is time for going digital41
Energy justice within, between and beyond European community energy initiatives: A review41
Faring well in offshore wind power siting? Trust, engagement and process fairness in the United States40
Just electrification: Imagining the justice dimensions of energy access and addressing energy poverty40
Making demand side response happen: A review of barriers in commercial and public organisations40
What prevents us from taking low-carbon actions? A comprehensive review of influencing factors affecting low-carbon behaviors40
Moving beyond coal: Exploring and explaining the Powering Past Coal Alliance40
Proximities of energy justice: contesting community energy and austerity in England40
Model-based policymaking or policy-based modelling? How energy models and energy policy interact40
The troubled path to ending darkness: Energy injustice encounters in Malawi’s off-grid solar market39
Reframing policy for the energy efficiency challenge: Insights from housing retrofits in the United Kingdom39
Household energy literacy: A critical review and a conceptual typology39
Challenging social norms to recraft practices: A Living Lab approach to reducing household energy use in eight European countries39
Mixed feelings on wind energy: Affective imagery and local concern driving social acceptance in Switzerland38
Decarbonizing the iron and steel industry: A systematic review of sociotechnical systems, technological innovations, and policy options38
Reviewing the complexity of energy behavior: Technologies, analytical traditions, and household energy consumption data in the United States38
What do consumers think of smart charging? Perceptions among actual and potential plug-in electric vehicle adopters in the United Kingdom38
Testing the social, organizational, and governance factors for success in local low carbon energy initiatives38
Clean cooking for all? A critical review of behavior, stakeholder engagement, and adoption for the global diffusion of improved cookstoves38
White knights, or horsemen of the apocalypse? Prospects for Big Oil to align emissions with a 1.5 °C pathway37
Towards a bioenergy transition in Italy? Exploring regional stakeholder perspectives towards the Gela and Porto Marghera biorefineries37
Addressing gender in energy studies37
Blending new and old in sustainability transitions: Technological alignment between fossil fuels and biofuels in Norwegian coastal shipping37
Validity of energy social research during and after COVID-19: challenges, considerations, and responses37
Transferring awareness into action: A meta-analysis of the behavioral drivers of energy transitions in Germany, Austria, Finland, Morocco, Jordan and Iran37
When East meets West: Understanding residents’ home energy management system adoption intention and willingness to pay in Japan and the United States37
Double energy vulnerability: Spatial intersections of domestic and transport energy poverty in England36
Effective policies to overcome barriers in the development of smart cities36
The hidden costs of energy and mobility: A global meta-analysis and research synthesis of electricity and transport externalities36
Individual or collective? Community investment, local taxes, and the social acceptance of wind energy in Switzerland36
Megawatts mask impacts: Small hydropower and knowledge politics in the Puelwillimapu, Southern Chile36
Credibility, communication, and climate change: How lifestyle inconsistency and do-gooder derogation impact decarbonization advocacy36
Co-production in the wind energy sector: A systematic literature review of public engagement beyond invited stakeholder participation36
From consultation toward co-production in science and policy: A critical systematic review of participatory climate and energy initiatives36
Mitigating inequality with emissions? Exploring energy justice and financing transitions to low carbon energy in Indonesia35
Actors, objectives, context: A framework of the political economy of energy and climate policy applied to India, Indonesia, and Vietnam35
Exploring hybrid models for universal access to basic solar energy services in informal settlements: Case studies from South Africa and Zimbabwe35
Letting the Gini out of the fuel poverty bottle? Correlating cold homes and income inequality in European Union countries35
Energy justice discourses in citizen deliberations on systems flexibility in the United Kingdom: Vulnerability, compensation and empowerment35
Revaluing the costs and benefits of energy efficiency: A systematic review35
Green New Deal proposals: Comparing emerging transformational climate policies at multiple scales34
Pulling up the carbon ladder? Decarbonization, dependence, and third-country risks from the European carbon border adjustment mechanism34
Banking on coal? Drivers of demand for Chinese overseas investments in coal in Bangladesh, India, Indonesia and Vietnam34
Dueling metaphors, fueling futures: “Bridge fuel” visions of coal and natural gas in the United States34
The innovation and industry dynamics of technology phase-out in sustainability transitions: Insights from diversifying petroleum technology suppliers in Norway34
Desirable or debatable? Putting Africa's decentralised solar energy futures in context34
Reconciliation through renewable energy? A survey of Indigenous communities, involvement, and peoples in Canada33
Can we hope for a collective shift in electric vehicle adoption? Testing salience and norm-based interventions in South Tyrol, Italy33
Rethinking community empowerment in the energy transformation: A critical review of the definitions, drivers and outcomes33
A meta-analysis of residential PV adoption: the important role of perceived benefits, intentions and antecedents in solar energy acceptance33
Climate-friendly but socially rejected energy-transition pathways: The integration of techno-economic and socio-technical approaches in the Nordic-Baltic region33
How governments, universities, and companies contribute to renewable energy development? A municipal innovation policy perspective of the triple helix33
Are rapid and inclusive energy and climate transitions oxymorons? Towards principles of responsible acceleration33
Can electric vehicle drivers be persuaded to eco-drive? A field study of feedback, gamification and financial rewards in Germany32
Community tensions, participation, and local development: Factors affecting the spatial embeddedness of anaerobic digestion in Poland and the Czech Republic32
Indigenous environmental defenders and the legacy of Macli-ing Dulag: Anti-dam dissent, assassinations, and protests in the making of Philippine energyscape32
The desirability of transitions in demand: Incorporating behavioural and societal transformations into energy modelling32
The social dimensions of smart meters in the United States: Demographics, privacy, and technology readiness32
What do energy modellers know? An ethnography of epistemic values and knowledge models32
Energy poverty in developing countries: A review of the concept and its measurements32
The energy futures we want: A research and policy agenda for energy transitions32
Promoting the polluters? The competing objectives of energy efficiency, pollutant emissions, and economic performance in Chinese municipalities32
Smart technology needs smarter management: Disentangling the dynamics of digitalism in the governance of shared solar energy in Australia32
COVID-19 and energy access: An opportunity or a challenge for the African continent?32
Identifying double energy vulnerability: A systematic and narrative review of groups at-risk of energy and transport poverty in the global north32
Social acceptance of distributed energy systems in Swiss, German, and Austrian energy transitions31
Eskom and the rise of renewables: Regime-resistance, crisis and the strategy of incumbency in South Africa's electricity system31
What is the quality of participatory renewable energy planning in Europe? A comparative analysis of innovative practices in 25 projects31
Russia's war on Ukraine, European energy policy responses & implications for sustainable transformations31
The rise of solar home systems in sub-Saharan Africa: Examining gender, class, and sustainability31
Is demand side response a woman's work? Domestic labour and electricity shifting in low income homes in the United Kingdom31
Solar electricity cultures: Household adoption dynamics and energy policy in Switzerland31
To eat and not to heat? Energy poverty and income inequality in Italian regions31
Will consumers really pay for green electricity? Comparing stated and revealed preferences for residential programs in the United States31
European island imaginaries: Examining the actors, innovations, and renewable energy transitions of 8 islands30
Individuals, collectives, and energy transition: Analysing the motivators and barriers of European decarbonisation30
Beyond big data: Social media challenges and opportunities for understanding social perception of energy30
The political economy of air pollution: Local development, sustainability, and political incentives in China30
A framework for ‘right to energy’ to meet UN SDG7: Policy implications to meet basic human energy needs, eradicate energy poverty, enhance energy justice, and uphold energy democracy30
Advancing local energy transitions: A global review of government instruments supporting community energy30
Unlocking the value of digitalization for the European energy transition: A typology of innovative business models30
Industry, flexibility, and demand response: Applying German energy transition lessons in Chile30
Comparing nuclear trajectories in Germany and the United Kingdom: From regimes to democracies in sociotechnical transitions and discontinuities30
Elusive publics in energy projects: The politics of localness and energy democracy29
Oil, fisheries and coastal communities: A review of impacts on the environment, livelihoods, space and governance29
Localizing the energy transition: Town-level political and socio-economic drivers of clean energy in the United States29
The Jevons paradox unravelled: A multi-level typology of rebound effects and mechanisms29
Rethinking the Multi-level Perspective for energy transitions: From regime life-cycle to explanatory typology of transition pathways29
Lost (and found) in Transition: Expert stakeholder insights on low-carbon energy transitions in Spain29
Rethinking resilience: A cross-epistemic resilience framework for interdisciplinary energy research29
The energy injustice of hydropower: Development, resettlement, and social exclusion at the Hongjiang and Wanmipo hydropower stations in China29
Who should pay to support renewable electricity? Exploring regressive impacts, energy poverty and tariff equity29
An energy leap? Business model innovation and intermediation in the ‘Energiesprong’ retrofit initiative29
A contested transition toward a coal-free future: Advocacy coalitions and coal policy in the Czech Republic29
When controversies cascade: Analysing the dynamics of public engagement and conflict in the Netherlands and Switzerland through “controversy spillover”29
Energy poverty in the COVID-19 era: Mapping global responses in light of momentum for the right to energy28
From utility demand side management to low-carbon transitions: Opportunities and challenges for energy efficiency governance in a new era28
Expert perceptions of enhancing grid resilience with electric vehicles in the United States28
Changing climate for populists? Examining the influence of radical-right political parties on low-carbon energy transitions in Western Europe28
Which policy mixes are best for decarbonising passenger cars? Simulating interactions among taxes, subsidies and regulations for the United Kingdom, the United States, Japan, China, and India28
The ineffectiveness of efficiency: The paradoxical effects of state policy on energy consumption in the United States28
Engaging men and women in energy production in Norway and the United Kingdom: The significance of social practices and gender relations28
Hot stuff: Research and policy principles for heat decarbonisation through smart electrification28
Car sharing and transformations in households travel patterns: Insights from emerging proto-practices in Norway28
Cooler coalitions for a warmer planet: A review of political strategies for accelerating energy transitions28
Act locally, transition globally: Grassroots resilience, local politics, and five municipalities in the United States with 100% renewable electricity27
Socio-technical discourses of European electricity decarbonization: Contesting narrative credibility and legitimacy with quantitative story-telling27
Green hope or red herring? Examining consumer perceptions of peer-to-peer energy trading in the United Kingdom27
Digitalisation, sustainable industrialisation and digital rebound – Asking the right questions for a strategic research agenda27
Political ecologies of the post-mining landscape: Activism, resistance, and legal struggles over Kalimantan's coal mines27
Residential energy use and energy-saving of older adults: A case from Japan, the fastest-aging country27
Climate change strategic narratives in the United Kingdom: Emergency, Extinction, Effectiveness27
Caste, class and gender in determining access to energy: A critical review of LPG adoption in India27
Social identity in the energy transition: an analysis of the “Stop Adani Convoy” to explore social-political conflict in Australia27
Decarbonizing the oil refining industry: A systematic review of sociotechnical systems, technological innovations, and policy options27
What really drives the deployment of renewable energy? A global assessment of 118 countries27
Energy, equality and sustainability? European electricity cooperatives from a gender perspective27
Unpacking ‘regime resistance’ in low-carbon transitions: The case of the British Capacity Market27
Energy efficiency in industrial organizations––A cultural-institutional framework of decision making27
Synthesizing value sensitive design, responsible research and innovation, and energy justice: A conceptual review26
Low-carbon lock-in? Exploring transformative innovation policy and offshore wind energy pathways in the Netherlands26
Nudging and boosting for equity? Towards a behavioural economics of energy justice26
Are the pens working for justice? News media coverage of renewable energy involving Indigenous Peoples in Canada26
In the light of what we cannot see: Exploring the interconnections between gender and electricity access26
Energy profiles among urban elite households in Mozambique: Explaining the persistence of charcoal in urban areas26
Prosumer communities as strategic allies for electric utilities: Exploring future decentralization trends in Switzerland26
Pull the plug: How private commitment strategies can strengthen personal norms and promote energy-saving in the Netherlands26
More alike than different: Profiles of high-income and low-income rooftop solar adopters in the United States26
Beyond cost: Exploring fuel choices and the socio-cultural dynamics of liquefied petroleum gas stove adoption in Peru26
State versus market in China's low-carbon energy transition: An institutional perspective26
Instrument interactions and relationships in policy mixes: Achieving complementarity in building energy efficiency policies in New York, Sydney and Tokyo26
Sharing the burden: Shifts in family time use, agency and gender dynamics after introduction of new cookstoves in rural Kenya26
How will COVID-19 impact renewable energy in India? Exploring challenges, lessons and emerging opportunities26
Liquefied natural gas expansion plans in Germany: The risk of gas lock-in under energy transitions25
Decided or divided? An empirical analysis of the decision-making process of Dutch homeowners for energy renovation measures25
Smoothing peaks and troughs: Intermediary practices to promote demand side response in smart grids25
Of jobs, skills, and values: Exploring rural household energy use and solar photovoltaics in poverty alleviation areas in China25
Energy bricolage in Northern Uganda: Rethinking energy geographies in Sub-Saharan Africa25
Does natural gas fuel civil war? Rethinking energy security, international relations, and fossil-fuel conflict25
Is community energy really non-existent in post-socialist Europe? Examining recent trends in 16 countries25
Policy, politics and materiality across scales: A framework for understanding local government sustainable energy capacity applied in England25
Anti-fossil frames: Examining narratives of the opposition to brown coal mining in the Czech Republic25
New clean energy communities in polycentric settings: Four avenues for future research25
Distorting the view of our climate future: The misuse and abuse of climate pathways and scenarios24
Culture, conformity, and carbon? A multi-country analysis of heating and cooling practices in office buildings24
Race and the politics of energy transitions24
A pollution paradox? The political economy of environmental inspection and air pollution in China24
Why do low-income urban dwellers reject energy technologies? Exploring the socio-cultural acceptance of solar adoption in Mumbai and Cape Town24
Conceptualising restorative justice in the energy Transition: Changing the perspectives of fossil fuels24
Young, poor, and sick: The public health threat of energy poverty for children in Ireland24
The roles of the state and social licence to operate? Lessons from nuclear waste management in Finland, France, and Sweden24
Which plug-in electric vehicle policies are best? A multi-criteria evaluation framework applied to Canada24
Energy transitions in a time of intersecting precarities: From reductive environmentalism to antiracist praxis24
Farmers vs. lakers: Agriculture, amenity, and community in predicting opposition to United States wind energy development24
Which households are energy insecure? An empirical analysis of race, housing conditions, and energy burdens in the United States24
Sensors, sense-making and sensitivities: UK household experiences with a feedback display on energy consumption and indoor environmental conditions24
Why does the European Union produce biofuels? Examining consistency and plausibility in prevailing narratives with quantitative storytelling24
Alternative energy imaginaries: Implications for energy research, policy integration and the transformation of energy systems24
When energy justice encounters authoritarian environmentalism: The case of clean heating energy transitions in rural China24
What does it mean to make a moral claim? A Wittgensteinian approach to energy justice24
Growing community energy initiatives from the bottom up: Simulating the role of behavioural attitudes and leadership in the Netherlands24
‘Practical recognition’ as a suitable pathway for researching just energy futures: Seeing like a ‘modern’ electricity user in Ghana24
It’s all about community: On the interplay of social capital, social needs, and environmental concern in sustainable community action23
Exploring the cross-national variation in public support for climate policies in Europe: The role of quality of government and trust23
Assessing the success and failure of biogas units in Israel: Social niches, practices, and transitions among Bedouin villages23
Energy citizenship in the Netherlands: The complexities of public engagement in a large-scale energy transition23
Perpetuating energy poverty: Assessing roadmaps for universal energy access in unmet African electricity markets23
The (in)justices of smart local energy systems: A systematic review, integrated framework, and future research agenda23
Do we need better behaved cooks? Reviewing behavioural change strategies for improving the sustainability and effectiveness of cookstove programs23
The persistence of high energy burdens: A bibliometric analysis of vulnerability, poverty, and exclusion in the United States23
A framework for assessing the impact of private climate governance23
“Let justice roll down like waters”: Reconnecting energy justice to its roots in the civil rights movement23
Enabling the transition to a fossil-free steel sector: The conditions for technology transfer for hydrogen-based steelmaking in Europe23
Mainstreaming gender to achieve security of energy services in poor urban environments23
Beyond states: Harnessing sub-national actors for the deep decarbonisation of cities, regions, and businesses23
Faster or slower decarbonization? Policymaker and stakeholder expectations on the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on the global energy transition23
Interplay between low-carbon energy transitions and national security: An analysis of policy integration and coherence in Estonia, Finland and Scotland23
Towards a theory of just transition: A neo-Gramscian understanding of how to shift development pathways to zero poverty and zero carbon23
What drives the solar energy transition? The effect of policies, incentives and behavior in a cross-country comparison22
A successful fuel transition? Regulatory instruments, markets, and social acceptance in the adoption of modern LPG cooking devices in Indonesia22
Regime resistance and accommodation: Toward a neo-Gramscian perspective on energy transitions22
Empowered but powerless? Reassessing the citizens’ power dynamics of the German energy transition22
Democratic quality and nuclear power: Reviewing the global determinants for the introduction of nuclear energy in 166 countries22
Transforming innovation for decarbonisation? Insights from combining complex systems and social practice perspectives22
Farm power: How a new business model impacts the energy transition in Finland22
Of impacts, agents, and functions: An interdisciplinary meta-review of smart home energy management systems research22
The less you burn, the more we earn: The role of social and political trust on energy-saving behaviour in Europe22
Of pipe dreams and fossil fools: Advancing Canadian fossil fuel hegemony through the Trans Mountain pipeline22
To continue to burn something? Technological, economic and political path dependencies in district heating in Helsinki, Finland22
Exploring place-based approaches and energy justice: Ecology, social movements, and hydropower in Turkey22
Contested energy futures, conflicted rewards? Examining low-carbon transition risks and governance dynamics in China's built environment22
Environmental regulatory spillovers, institutions, and clean technology innovation: A panel of 32 countries over 16 years22
Can authoritarian regimes achieve just energy transition? Evidence from China’s solar photovoltaic poverty alleviation initiative22
The politics of climate finance: Consensus and partisanship in designing green state investment banks in the United Kingdom and Australia22
Beyond the beach: Tradeoffs in tourism and recreation at the first offshore wind farm in the United States21
Who wants to get involved? Determining citizen willingness to participate in German renewable energy cooperatives21
The political economy of renewable portfolio standards in the United States21
What shapes Norwegian wind power policy? Analysing the constructing forces of policymaking and emerging questions of energy justice21
The critical role of trust in experiencing and coping with energy poverty: Evidence from across Europe21
Too complicated and impractical? An exploratory study on the role of energy system models in municipal decision-making processes in Denmark21
I'll follow the sun: Geo-sociotechnical constraints on prosumer households in Germany21
Low-carbon leadership: Harnessing policy studies to analyse local mayors and renewable energy transitions in three Japanese cities21
Triggering occupant behaviour for energy sustainability: Exploring subjective and comfort-related drivers in Brazilian offices21
Eager to connect, cautious to consume: An integrated view of the drivers and motivations for electricity consumption among rural households in Kenya21
Resisting renewables: The energy epistemics of social opposition in Mexico21
Worth a thousand words: Presenting wind turbines in virtual reality reveals new opportunities for social acceptance and visualization research21
Burdened by renewable energy? A multi-scalar analysis of distributional justice and wind energy in the United States21
Innovative but unjust? Analysing the opportunities and justice issues within positive energy districts in Europe21
Forgotten spaces: How reliability, affordability and engagement shape the outcomes of last-mile electrification in Chocó, Colombia21
Who is marginalized in energy justice? Amplifying community leader perspectives of energy transitions in Ghana21
Anarchy, war, or revolt? Radical perspectives for climate protection, insurgency and civil disobedience in a low-carbon era21
Cooperatives, incumbency, or market hybridity: New alliances in the Dutch energy provision21
''Only Social Scientists Laughed'': Reflections on Social Sciences and Humanities Integration in European Energy Projects21
Energy access and pandemic-resilient livelihoods: The role of solar energy safety nets21
Technology or behaviour? Balanced disruption in the race to net zero emissions21
Exploring the re-emergence of industrial policy: Perceptions regarding low-carbon energy transitions in Germany, the United Kingdom and Denmark20
World wars and the age of oil: Exploring directionality in deep energy transitions20
A critical review of energy democracy: A failure to deliver justice?20
The global energy transition and place attachment in coal mining communities: Implications for heavily industrialized landscapes20
The role of adoption norms and perceived product attributes in the adoption of Dutch electric vehicles and smart energy systems20
Frustration, confusion and excitement: Mixed emotional responses to new household solar-battery systems in Australia20
Making shipping more carbon-friendly? Exploring ship energy efficiency management plans in legislation and practice20
Acceptance through inclusion? Political and economic participation and the acceptance of local renewable energy projects in Switzerland20
Keep quiet on climate: Assessing public response to seven renewable energy frames in the Western United States20
Beyond the discourse of denial: The reproduction of fossil fuel hegemony in Australia20
Digitalisation and social inclusion in multi-scalar smart energy transitions20
Conflicted by decarbonisation: Five types of conflict at the nexus of capabilities and decentralised energy systems identified with an agent-based model20
Transitioning to a low carbon society through energy communities: Lessons learned from Brazil and Italy20
Beyond the low-carbon niche: Global tipping points in the rise of wind, solar, and electric vehicles to regime scale systems20
From exports to exercise: How non-energy policies affect energy systems20
Racial inequity in household energy efficiency and carbon emissions in the United States: An emissions paradox20
Technical pathways to deep decarbonization in cities: Eight best practice case studies of transformational climate mitigation20
Towards the lithium-ion battery production network: Thinking beyond mineral supply chains20
Nudging for the increased adoption of solar energy? Evidence from a survey in Italy20
Depressed democracy, environmental injustice: Exploring the negative mental health implications of unconventional oil and gas production in the United States20
Defeat the Peak: Behavioral insights for electricity demand response program design19
Beyond technology: A research agenda for social sciences and humanities research on renewable energy in Europe19
China's imaginary of ecological civilization: A resonance between the state-led discourse and sociocultural dynamics19
Gender, age, and educational differences in the importance of homely comfort in Denmark19
Business model innovation for the energy market: Joint value creation for electricity retailers and their customers19
Renewing the future: Excluded imaginaries in the global energy transition19
Empowering energy citizenship among the energy poor19
Energy transition in Brazil: Is there a role for multilevel governance in a centralized energy regime?19
Smart grids and institutional change: Emerging contestations between organisations over smart energy transitions19
Understanding pollution behavior among farmers: Exploring the influence of social networks and political identity on reducing straw burning in China19
Not under my backyard? Psychological distance, local acceptance, and shale gas development in China19
Gender, sexuality, and feminist critiques in energy research: A review and call for transversal thinking19
Keep it local and bird-friendly: Exploring the social acceptance of wind energy in Switzerland, Estonia, and Ukraine19
Closing the renewable energy gender gap in the United States and Canada: The role of women’s professional networking19
Decarbonising the refinery sector: A socio-technical analysis of advanced biofuels, green hydrogen and carbon capture and storage developments in Sweden19
When I was your age: Generational effects on long-run residential energy consumption in Italy19
Assessing co-creation in strategic planning for urban energy transitions19
Like parent, like child: Intergenerational transmission of energy consumption practices in Denmark18
Policy uncertainty and renewable energy: Exploring the implications for global energy transitions, energy security, and environmental risk management18
The dark side of energy poverty: Who is underconsuming in Spain and why?18
One technology, two pathways? Strategic Niche Management and the diverging diffusion of concentrated solar power in South Africa and the United States18
Can industries be parties in collective action? Community energy in an Iranian industrial zone18
Knowledge politics, vulnerability and recognition-based justice: Public participation in renewable energy transitions in India18
Public opinion on nuclear energy and nuclear weapons: The attitudinal nexus in the United States18
Grounded reality meets machine learning: A deep-narrative analysis framework for energy policy research18
Scales of governance: Translating multiscalar transitional pathways in South Africa’s energy landscape18
Public policy spillovers from private energy governance: New opportunities for the political acceleration of renewable energy transitions18
Co-creation as a social process for unlocking sustainable heating transitions in Europe18
Rethinking energy transitions in Southern cities: Urban and infrastructural heterogeneity in Dar es Salaam18
Leveraging community based organizations and fintech to improve small-scale renewable energy financing in sub-Saharan Africa18
A pathway to rapid global solar energy deployment? Exploring the solar dominance hypothesis18
Harnessing innovation policy for industrial decarbonization: Capabilities and manufacturing in the wind and solar power sectors of China and India18
Gendered homes in theories of practice: A framework for research in residential energy consumption18
Living with resource booms and busts: Employment scenarios and resilience to unconventional gas cyclical effects in Australia18
A hybrid perspective on energy transition pathways: Is hydrogen the key for Norway?18
Low-carbon retrofits in social housing: Energy efficiency, multidimensional energy poverty, and domestic comfort strategies in southern Europe18
Illuminating homes with LEDs in India: Rapid market creation towards low-carbon technology transition in a developing country18
When climate change adaptation becomes a “looming threat” to society: Exploring views and responses to California wildfires and public safety power shutoffs18
“Risky transitions?” Risk perceptions, public concerns, and energy infrastructure in Germany18
What about citizens? A literature review of citizen engagement in sustainability transitions research18
Innovation in deep housing retrofit in the United Kingdom: The role of situated creativity in transforming practice18
Gaming Environmental Governance? Bribery, Abuse of Subsidies, and Corruption in European Union Programs18
Shattered frames in global energy governance: Exploring fragmented interpretations among renewable energy institutions18
Hidden outlaws in the forest? A legal and spatial analysis of onshore wind energy in Germany18
Income, housing and health: Poverty in the United States through the prism of residential energy efficiency programs18
The politics of Asian fracking: Public risk perceptions towards shale gas development in China18
Trees, tensions, and transactional communities: Problematizing frameworks for energy poverty alleviation in the Rhino Camp refugee settlement, Uganda18
The merits of becoming smart: How Flemish and Dutch energy communities mobilise digital technology to enhance their agency in the energy transition17
The revolution is conditional? The conditionality of hydrogen fuel cell expectations in five European countries17
India’s new coal geography: Coastal transformations, imported fuel and state-business collaboration in the transition to more fossil fuel energy17
From rational to relational: How energy poor households engage with the British retail energy market17
Towards people-private-public partnerships: An integrated community engagement model for capturing energy access needs17
Bolstering a transition for a more sustainable energy system: A transformative approach to evaluations of energy efficiency in buildings17
Debating the sustainability of solar energy: Examining resource construction processes for local photovoltaic projects in France17
Different strokes for different folks? Comparing pro-environmental intentions between electricity consumers and solar prosumers in Sweden17
Pluralising agency to understand behaviour change in sustainability transitions17
Walking on sunshine: Pairing electric vehicles with solar energy for sustainable informal public transport in Uganda17
From cheap ethane to a plastic planet: Regulating an industrial global production network17
It’s only a matter of time: Flexibility, activities and time of use tariffs in the United Kingdom17
When it is not about the money: Social comparison and energy conservation among residents who do not pay for electricity17
“Hot-headed” students? Scientific literacy, perceptions and awareness of climate change in 15-year olds across 54 countries17
Understanding integrated-solution innovations in sustainability transitions: Reconfigurative building-energy services in Finland17
Making policy mixes more robust: An integrative and interdisciplinary approach for clean energy transitions17
The making of energy evidence: How exclusions of Social Sciences and Humanities are reproduced (and what researchers can do about it)17
What explains citizen support for transport policy? the roles of policy design, trust in government and proximity among Swiss citizens17
Positive reinforcement is just the beginning: Associative learning principles for energy efficiency and climate sustainability17
Political economy of just transition: Disparate impact of coal mine closure on state-owned and private coal workers in Inner Mongolia, China17
Is an ageing population impacting energy use in the European Union? Drivers, lifestyles, and consumption patterns of elderly households16
Implications of poorly designed climate policy on energy poverty: Global reflections on the current surge in energy prices16
Climate concerned but anti-nuclear: Exploring (dis)approval of nuclear energy in four European countries16
The political economy of coal phase-out: Exploring the actors, objectives, and contextual factors shaping policies in eight major coal countries16
Moderating spillover: Focusing on personal sustainable behavior rarely hinders and can boost climate policy support16
Ghana's renewable energy agenda: Legislative drafting in search of policy paralysis16
Is community renewable energy always just? Examining energy injustices and inequalities in rural Indonesia16
A systematic review of social innovation and community energy transitions16
Is clean energy contested? Exploring which issues matter to stakeholders in the European Green Deal16
Foreign actors, faster transitions? Co-evolution of complementarities, perspectives and sociotechnical systems in the case of Indonesia’s electricity supply system16
Moving beyond opportunity narratives in COVID-19 green recoveries: A comparative analysis of public investment plans in France, Germany, and the United Kingdom16
Reinventing energy efficiency for net zero16
Preying on the poor? Opportunities and challenges for tackling the social and environmental threats of cryptocurrencies for vulnerable and low-income communities16
Authoritarian energy transitions undermined? Environmental governance cycles in China’s power sector16
Better together: Harnessing social relationships in smart energy communities16
Empowering and Engaging European building users for energy efficiency16
Does cash money solve energy poverty? Assessing the impact of household heating allowances in Spain16
Towards a broader climate ethics: Confronting the oil industry with morally relevant facts16
Problematizing solar energy in Bangladesh: Benefits, burdens, and electricity access through solar home systems in remote islands16
Taking it outside: Exploring social opposition to 21 early-stage experiments in radical climate interventions16
Patriarchy and (electric) power? A feminist political ecology of solar energy use in Mexico and the United States16
I cannot live without air conditioning! The role of identity, values and situational factors on cooling consumption patterns in India16
Women’s work is never done: Lifting the gendered burden of firewood collection and household energy use in Kenya16
Regulation trumps economics? Examining renewable energy policy, diffusion and investment in 80 developing countries16
Anticipating global energy, climate and policy in 2055: Constructing qualitative and quantitative narratives16
What can energy research bring to social science? Reflections on 5 years of Energy Research & Social Science and beyond16
What is ‘local’ about Smart Local Energy Systems? Emerging stakeholder geographies of decentralised energy in the United Kingdom16
For politics, people, or the planet? The political economy of fossil fuel reform, energy dependence and climate policy in Haiti16
Beyond home: Exploring energy poverty among youth in four diverse Pacific island states16
Of actors, functions, and fuels: Exploring a second generation ethanol transition from a technological innovation systems perspective in Brazil16
Actors in energy transitions: Transformative potentials at the intersection between Norwegian port and transport systems16
Beyond “one-size-fits-all” platforms: Applying Campbell's paradigm to test personalized energy advice in the Netherlands16
What’s in a stove? A review of the user preferences in improved stove designs16
Accounting for taste? Analysing diverging public support for energy sources in Great Britain16
What drives energy insecurity across the world? A panel data analysis15
Novel or normal? Electric vehicles and the dialectic transition of Nordic automobility15
Demand response beyond the numbers: A critical reappraisal of flexibility in two United Kingdom field trials15
Selling the sun: A critical review of the sustainability of solar energy marketing and advertising in Germany15
“What is in it for me?” A people-centered account of household energy transition co-benefits in Poland15
Motivations, barriers, and enablers for demand response programs: A commercial and industrial consumer perspective15
Big data to the rescue? Challenges in analysing granular household electricity consumption in the United Kingdom15
Grassroots retrofit: Community governance and residential energy transitions in the United Kingdom15
What does the sharing economy mean for electric market transitions? A review with sustainability perspectives15
Oil sands, pipelines and fracking: Citizen acceptance of unconventional fossil fuel development and infrastructure in Canada15
Out of the margins, into the light: Exploring energy poverty and household coping strategies in Austria, North Macedonia, France, and Spain15
A new energy world in the making: Imaginary business futures in a dramatically changing world of decarbonized energy production15
Energetic voices on social media? Strategic Niche Management and Finnish Facebook debate on biogas and heat pumps15
Seeing through risk-colored glasses: Risk and benefit perceptions, knowledge, and the politics of fracking in the United States15
Going smart, staying confused: Perceptions and use of smart thermostats in British homes15
Better poison is the cure? Critically examining fossil fuel companies, climate change framing, and corporate sustainability reports15
Between users, functions, and evaluations: Exploring the social acceptance of smart energy homes in China15
Westerly breezes and easterly gales: A comparison of legal, policy and planning regimes governing onshore wind in Germany and China15
Practices, provision and protest: Power outages in rural Norwegian households15
How the process of transitions shapes the politics of decarbonization: Tracing policy feedback effects across phases of the energy transition15
Is off-grid residential solar power inclusive? Solar power adoption, energy poverty, and social inequality in India15
Exploring the Enabling Environments, Inherent Characteristics and Intrinsic Motivations Fostering Global Electricity Decarbonization15
Coal, climate and change: The narrative drivers of Australia’s coal economy15
A typology for unpacking the diversity of social innovation in energy transitions15
Regime-based transition intermediaries at the grassroots for community energy initiatives15
How can local energy communities promote sustainable development in European cities?15
Is hydropower worth it? Exploring amazonian resettlement, human development and environmental costs with the Belo Monte project in Brazil15
Critiquing social impact assessments: Ornamentation or reality in the Bangladeshi electricity infrastructure sector?15
China's role in Africa's energy transition: a critical review of its intensity, institutions, and impacts15
Whither Plastics?—Petrochemicals, plastics and sustainability in a garbage-riddled world15
Social license to automate: A critical review of emerging approaches to electricity demand management15
Inadequate demand and reluctant supply: The limits of Chinese official development finance for foreign renewable power15
Firewood in the forest: Social practices, culture, and energy transitions in a remote village of the Brazilian Amazon15
Conflicts between economic and low-carbon reorientation processes: Insights from a contextual analysis of evolving company strategies in the United Kingdom petrochemical industry (1970–2021)15
From the geopolitics of oil and gas to the geopolitics of the energy transition: Is there a role for European supermajors?15
What socio-technical regimes foster solar energy champions? Analysing uneven photovoltaic diffusion at a subnational level in Switzerland15
Expanding the scope of just transitions: Towards localized solutions and community-level dynamics15
Is community earning enough? Reflections on engagement processes and drivers in two Italian energy communities15
Visions, innovations, and justice? Transition contracts in Spain as policy mix instruments15
Backyard voices: How sense of place shapes views of large-scale energy transmission infrastructure15
Where do you draw the line? Legitimacy and fairness in constructing community benefit fund boundaries for energy infrastructure projects15
Read all about it! Comparing media discourse on energy storage in Canada and the United Kingdom in a transition era14
A cognitive mess: Mixed feelings about wind farms on the Danish coast and the emotions of energy infrastructure opposition14
Is political steering gone with the wind? Administrative power and wind energy licensing practices in Norway14
From the suites to the streets: Examining the range of behaviors and attitudes of international climate activists14
From thermal comfort to conflict: The contested control and usage of domestic smart heating in the United Kingdom14
Top-down sustainability transitions in action: How do incumbent actors drive electric mobility diffusion in China, Japan, and California?14
Digital technology and energy imaginaries of future home life: Comic-strip scenarios as a method to disrupt energy industry futures14
More transitions, less risk: How renewable energy reduces risks from mining, trade and political dependence14
Prioritising business model innovation: What needs to change in the United Kingdom energy system to grow low carbon entrepreneurship?14
Contention strikes back? The discursive, instrumental and institutional tactics implemented by coal sector incumbents in Colombia14
The role of practice-based interventions in energy transitions: A framework for identifying types of work to scale up alternative practices14
Investigating decentralized renewable energy systems under different governance approaches in Nepal and Indonesia: How does governance fail?14