On 23 January 2018, Majd Jayyousi and Neil Simcock facilitated the “Energy, Electrification, Equity: the Role of Decentralised Electricity and Storage Systems in Meeting East Africa’s Community Needs” workshop that was held at Strathmore University in Nairobi. The workshop was organised under the EVALUATE project in collaboration with Strathmore Energy Research Centre. The purpose ofContinue reading “Report on EVALUATE Electrification Worksop in Nairobi”
Lithuanian Responsible Business Association hosted probably the first seminar on energy poverty in Lithuania. CURE’s Nora Mzavanadze reports
Nora Mzavanadze reflects on a half-day seminar organized by RMIT Europe in Barcelona, Spain on November 28th, 2016.
The relationship between domestic energy vulnerability and economic austerity in Greece is discussed in a new policy document issued by a recently completed research project.
On the 21st of May 2014, the Centre for Urban Resilience and Energy (CURE) hosted a workshop on Energy, austerity, informality: Exploring the everyday politics of urban infrastructure. The event was organised under the auspices of the RGS-IBG funded EVENT project and co-financed by SEED’s Urban Champion scheme. Cities@manchester and the Energy Geographies Working Group of theContinue reading “Energy, austerity, informality workshop report”
The EVALUATE project has published a policy brief directed at decision-makers across Europe. The brief focuses on energy prices and general poverty trends in the European Union. It is being issued to coincide with the commencement of EU Sustainable Energy Week and the ManagEnergy Annual Conference, where our team is represented Stefan Bouzarovski at a plenary panel discussion.
The Centre for Urban Resilience and Energy at the University of Manchester is organising a one-day workshop on ‘Energy, austerity, informality: Exploring the everyday politics of urban infrastructure’. The workshop will take place in Manchester on the 21st of May 2014. The workshop aims to explore the diverse conceptual debates focusing on the nexus of everyday practicesContinue reading “Call for participants: Workshop on ‘Energy, austerity, informality: Exploring the everyday politics of urban infrastructure’”
Following its overwhelming presence at the last three Annual Conferences of the Royal Geographical Society, energy geography research is now featured to a similar extent at the US counterpart of this event: the Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers (AAG). This year’s meeting took place in Tampa (Florida) and was extremely well attended by geographers from across the world.Continue reading “The AAG in Tampa: Energy geographers take over”
The Vulnerable Consumer Working Group (VCWG) of the European Commission hosted a workshop on ‘Energy vulnerability in Europe’ on the 27th of February 2014. The workshop, which took place in the DG Energy Headquarters in Brussels, was organized as part of the work programme of the EVALUATE project. It featured 17 presenters from 10 European countries,Continue reading “EVALUATE workshop report – Energy vulnerability in Europe”
The EVENT project is well underway. The contribution below, written by project team member Dr Alexandra Prodromidou, reflects on our recent project activities.