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.
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
Insights from EU sustainable finance policies and impacts on jobs, people and energy efficiency
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
Come to Turin, Italy, on 25-27 November 2019 for the Energy Union Package Training Course I am organising with the Turin School of Regulation. This course will be rich in details of real business models and case scenarios and light on theory.
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.
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