The Future of Electricity Market: Activating Users

Created on 01 Mar 2016
Homo Eminens user picture

Homo Eminens

Consulting Agency

Creator



Looking for Partnership

Looking for Lead Partner

Looking for Consultant


Recently electricity market liberalization has started in all Baltic countries. After previously being considered as anonymous loads on the electricity grid, consumers became active participants whose decisions affect their environment and everyday lives (Ketola & Matsson, 2001). It is crucial to understand and anticipate how ways of living may bring added value in forming sustainable energy usage. 

Liberalization of the electricity market can help revealing the problematics of consumers engagement with energy sector in general. In order to encourage a sustainable electricity use, one should understand the habits, thinking and even unconscious decision-making patterns of the end-user. This understanding will lead to improvements in not only the electricity sector but to effectiveness of consumer-driven initiatives, better policy making decisions and more sustainable energy use. We suggest a fundamental interdisciplinary study aimed at a better understanding of consumers' and other stakeholders' perception, motivation and behaviour choosing their electricity provider and using electricity on a daily basis.

The outcome will allow creating an effective strategy to get great results from electricity liberalization and improve the electricity efficiency in the region as well as to have a significant impact on people’s habits while nurturing sustainable electricity use and most importantly it will be a major step towards creating a caring culture of electricity. In this liberal market situation where renewable electricity is supported by governments and even international strategies, suddenly, awareness of consumers starts to play a crucial role.

 

© 2016, Homo Eminens


 Energy Efficiency
 Renewable Energy
 Sustainable Development
 Regional Policy
 Horizon2020
 Research

Recommended Calls for This Idea
Calls proposed by users that could work with this Idea.


recommend a call  

Looking for Similar Ideas?
Here are suggestions of similar ideas

Interested in a partnership (The Catalonia Institute of Construction Technology)

Created 1 days ago
...
 Energy Efficiency
 
...

ITeC is looking for a projects to be associated in the areas of build & infrastructures and smart cities. The main ITeC’s capacities are: 1. Innovative product assessment and certification to obtain the CE marking. The European ...

Interested in a Partnership (Municipality of Tivat, Montenegro)

Created 1 days ago
...
 Energy Efficiency
 
...

We have experience in different projects in different programmes of EU. Last year we completed the implementation of 5 projects from the IPA CBC and Adriatic programs and currently we are implementing 4 EU projects, working together with many partner ...

Search experts for participate in project Erasmus+ Jean Monnet in the field of renewable in the EU economy

Created on 10 Nov 2017
...
 Energy Efficiency
 
 Renewable Energy
 
 Research
 
...

We are looking for experts to participate in the project aimed to promote research and teaching in the field of experience and perspectives of the renewables of EU to provide sustainable development of EU economy. The objectives of the p ...