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Academic (peer reviewed) journal papers

Mixed feelings on wind energy: Affective imagery and local concern driving social acceptance in Switzerland

Julia Cousse, Rolf Wüstenhagen, Nina Schneider
Energy Research & Social Science
Volume 70, December 2020, 101676


Analysing the potential of citizen-financed community renewable energy to drive Europe's low-carbon energy transition

Cristian Pons-Seres de Brauwer, Jed J. Cohen
Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews
Volume 133, November 2020


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Assessing co-creation in strategic planning for urban energy transitions

Silver Sillak, Kristian Borch, Karl Sperling
Energy Research & Social Science
Volume 74, April 2021



Integrating sociotechnical and spatial imaginaries in researching energy futures

Zoé Chateau, Patrick Devine-Wright, Jane Wills
Energy Research & Social Science
Volume 80, October 2021



Other published research outputs

Energy transition pathways and the COVID-19 pandemic: An analysis of the ‘green recovery’ responses in Denmark and Ireland

Alex Miller was seconded to NESC as a visiting researcher from June to September 2020. His project explored current energy policy and practice for two countries within the uncertainty of Covid-19. The resulting paper is available for download, and was discussed in the Irish Parliament (link to proceedings).

Download the paper here


Renewables 2020 Global Status Report: Public Support for Renewables

MISTRAL participants were the lead authors of a chapter in REN21's annual report on the renewable energy market and industry developments, policy and investment trends.

Read the chapter here

More about REN21 here