In smart grid visions, users are often portrayed as IT-savvy, rational and economically minded individuals that actively take part in the transformation of the electricity system by engaging with energy-related products and services.
This project focuses on household customers that are at risk of being neglected or excluded when smart energy products and solutions for homes are designed and implemented.
STRIPE stands for Socio-technical research of infrastructures, politics and the environment. It gathers researchers with an interest in the political and environmental dimensions of infrastructures such as energy, transport and waste.
So much of our lives depend on technology. The development and use of technology creates possibilities as well as social, ethical and political dilemmas. That’s what we study at Tema T – Technology and Social Change.