- New piece on Energy Democracy: Redistributing power to the people through renewables
- Embodied Energy Injustices – new concept highlighting harms of fossil fuel extraction
- Renewable Energy For Puerto Rico – Published in Science
- Energy innovation in Vermont – new publication
- Wall Street Journal piece on grid innovation, storm-proofing & renewables
Category Archives: News
Cover story of Environment: Science and Policy for Sustainable Development on Energy Democracy Stephens, J. (2019). “Energy Democracy: Redistributing Power to the People Through Renewable Transformation.” Environment: Science and Policy for Sustainable Development 61(2): 4-13.
This new paper introduces the concept of “embodied energy injustices” which politicizes the transboundary harms of fossil fuel extractivism and fossil fuel supply chains. Published in Energy Research and Social Science, this concept highlights the fact that connecting local energy … Continue reading
A recent piece on the need for social science in the renewable energy transition – February 2016
In June 2015, UVM researchers organized and participated in an innovative workshop focused on Energy Transition & Sustainable Consumption that took place in Luxembourg. The Workshop Report provides an overview of the conversations and outcomes of this workshop. The workshop … Continue reading
UVM professors, David Massell, Richard Watts, and Jennie Stephens organize and host important international energy conference on the complex relationships associated with Quebec hydropower in Vermont and New England. Learn more about the March 23, 2015 “Power from the North” … Continue reading
Book “Smart Grid (R)Evolution: Electric Power Struggles” published by Cambridge University Press, February 2015
“Smart Grid (R)Evolution: Electric Power Struggles” by Jennie C. Stephens, Elizabeth J. Wilson, and Tarla Rai Peterson now available published by Cambridge University Press February 2015. This books explores electricity system change and how to promote renewable energy, integrate citizen … Continue reading
Jennie Stephens was selected to be a 2015 Leopold Leadership Fellow. More details at the Rubenstein School website on the Leopold Leadership Fellowship.