Call for Action: Energy poverty will increase with the COVID-19 crisis. Time for a right to energy!

Read the Call for Action the COST Engager network put together on energy poverty and the coronavirus crisis

Co-creating the right to energy in theory and practice – Workshop report

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.

10 points on the European Green Deal – social issues and addressing energy poverty

What you need to keep in mind about the European Green Deal in terms of social issues and addressing energy poverty

Moving beyond the state of the art in energy poverty measurement

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

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 […]

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

Consumer ADR: Delivering fairness and justice for consumers, business and markets

This article was originally written for the ESRC JustEnergy website. Naomi and I participated in the conference “Consumer ADR: Delivering fairness and justice for consumers, business and markets” organised by the Center of Socio-Legal Studies of the University of Oxford on 18 and 19 March 2019.  Alternative dispute resolution (ADR) allows the settlement of a […]

The ‘New Deal for Consumers’: A better framework for consumer protection and redress?

In April 2018, the European Commission proposed the so-called “New Deal for Consumers” in order to strengthen EU consumer rights and enforcement. The measures of the New Deal should have an impact on the level of protection and redress for all consumers throughout Europe.