SPRU - Science Policy Research Unit

The Sussex Energy Group

The Sussex Energy Group aims to understand and foster transitions towards sustainable, low carbon energy systems. Drawing from SPRU’s tradition, we undertake academically rigorous, interdisciplinary and world-leading research that is relevant to contemporary policy challenges. We also educate the next generation of energy policy professionals through our MSc and PhD programmes.

The Sussex Energy Group is directed by Professor Benjamin K. Sovacool and co-directed by Dr Florian Kern and Dr Karoline Rogge.

Latest SEG News

Finnish energy sector requires renovation

A report from the Smart Energy Transition project highlights an urgent need for a thorough renovation of the Finnish energy sector to meet global climate challenges and improve competitiveness - and the benefits that speedy action can bring to Finland.Read more

When Climate Change Adaptation Goes Wrong in Bangladesh

New research by Prof Benjamin Sovacool highlights the urgent need for climate change adaption policies in Bangladesh to be re-thought. Read more

CIED researchers submit evidence to BEIS inquiry on energy efficiency

Researchers at the Centre on Innovation and Energy Demand (CIED) have submitted a response to the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) consultation on ‘Building a market for energy efficiency in the UK.'Read more

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