The European Commission is not lacking ambition in terms of sustainability. On 11 March 2020, the EC unveiled its plan for the circular economy. Let’s check what’s in for consumers.
More responsible consumption, consumers armed against greenwashing in all sectors: the van der Leyen Commission does not lack ambition for the years to come.
This report highlights some key points of the presentations delivered on the first day and outcomes of the workshop on enforcement of energy rights I organised on behalf of the ESRC Just Energy team.
What you need to keep in mind about the European Green Deal in terms of social issues and addressing energy poverty
I have contributed to the new COST ENGAGER report on the current state of the art in energy poverty measurement, overviewing existing knowledge gaps and new approaches
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the Mexican Ombudsman’s […]
The 11th Citizens’ Energy Forum embraced the issue of climate change and the role of young people, but overlooked energy poverty and practical solutions to engage the most vulnerable
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? I organised a workshop on access to rights and Energy Poverty for the ESRC Just Energy project during the Right To Energy forum & EUSEW19