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Energy Systems and Innovation

What is the role of innovation in unlocking technological change in energy systems? How do innovations at the system level compare to individual technologies? The focus ranges from cities and transportation systems to national and continental energy systems.

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Projects

European Climate and Energy Modelling Forum

Oct 10, 2022

The aim of the European Climate and Energy Modelling Forum (ECEMF) is to provide knowledge to inform the development of future energy and climate policies at national and European levels.

OPM Ethiopia project “Energy system development pathways in Ethiopia”

Oct 10, 2022

The project “Energy system development pathways for Ethiopia” is being led by the University College of London (UCL) along with the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), the Ethiopian Development Research Institute (EDRI) and Addis Ababa Institute of Technology (AAIT). The project is part of the Applied Research Programme on Energy for Economic Growth (EEG), led by Oxford Policy Management.

Research Initiative on Sustainable Industry and Society (IRIS)

Oct 10, 2022

The goal of IRIS is to create strong research environments at the ITM school at KTH, and to stimulate new collaborations within and outside the school. IRIS represents a unique opportunity to establish the school at the forefront in research on sustainable industry and society.

SEQWENS

Oct 10, 2022

Ensuring sustainability and equality of water and energy systems during actor-driven disruptive innovation. The interdisciplinary research team from KTH covers energy and water engineering, systems approaches, innovation studies, history and industrial management. The project is carried out with participation from a range of private and municipal actors in water, energy and real estate.

Smart City Concepts in Curitiba: Low-carbon Transport and Mobility in a Digital Society

Oct 10, 2022

The project explores the transformational change needed to make urban Transport and mobility more energy-efficient, low-carbon, and sustainable. The project will provide concrete ground for testing technological transformation in an urban context in Latin America, capitalizing on Swedish and European experiences. It will contribute new insights and tools for addressing mobility in urban areas, exploring multi-level infrastructure transformation and technological innovation in a transdisciplinary cooperative platform.