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Five countries to become the field of behavioural experiments to encourage energy efficiency habits

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Achieving the full energy transition potential calls for a paradigm shift, and many solutions are investigated to involve as much people as possible and support them reducing their energy consumption.


This September 2020, 10 partners gathered online to kick-off NUDGE, a new project funded by the Horizon 2020 European programme.


Their goal? To study, test and evaluate different behavioural interventions for energy efficiency in Greece, Belgium, Germany, Portugal and Croatia, paving the way for new policies and human behaviour.


The EU has ambitious targets for increasing energy efficiency and mitigating climate change, aiming that there are no net emissions of greenhouse gases by 2050.


To achieve this and other targets, much effort and investment are focused on digital infrastructure (e.g., smart (...)


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