Spotlight on Next Energy Consumer by the Florence School of Regulation!

The Florence School of Regulation interviewed Marine Cornelis, Executive Director of Next Energy Consumer, about her work focusing on putting citizens’ rights at the centre of the Energy Transition, the challenges of energy poverty and making sustainable development inclusive and fair.

Mexican Energy and Society Week

NextEnergyConsumer will be in Mexico City next week for a special Mexican Energy and Society Week. We will focus on energy, climate change and society, energy poverty, consumer rights and empowerment, clean energy for all, Sustainable Development Goals, Climate resilience, gender issues and many other topics. Send an email to contacto@oem.org.mx or visit the Mexican Ombudsman’s […]

In France, a new law on energy and climate to reduce the number of leaky homes and address energy poverty

On 25 July 2019, French deputies and senators agreed on a text aimed at gradually eliminating the “passoires thermiques” (literally, the “thermal sieves”), i.e. the housing that is very poorly insulated (classified as “F” or “G”). Housing conditions are one of the primary cause of energy poverty, and the main focus of NGOs and activists in France.

Citizens at the heart of the European energy transition: how can we put smart meters at the service of users?​

In June 2019, I was invited by the ENABLE.EU project to talk about consumer perspectives, smart meters and measures to bridge the gap between consumer needs and European intentions. My role was to bring the voice of consumers to the table and get back to the essentials, namely that attention to people’ needs and personalised service are essential to enable the development and acceptance of technologies by all and for all.

A right to energy or energy rights? EU Sustainable Energy Week, Right to Energy Forum and Cost ENGAGER meeting

A right to energy or energy rights? I organised a workshop on access to rights and Energy Poverty for the ESRC Just Energy project during the Right To Energy forum & EUSEW19

Just Energy World Cafe Institute for Advanced Legal Studies 15 March 2019

Originally posted on ESRCjustenergy:
On Friday 15th March we invited some of the participants from our study to our world cafe event at the Institute for Advanced Legal Studies. The World Cafe concept (sometimes referred to as a ‘knowledge cafe’) is a method for information sharing in groups of all sizes, backgrounds, and generations. Our…