• 16 November, 2017


5th European Conference on Behaviour and Energy Efficiency BEHAVE 2018 will be held from the 5th to the 7th September 2018 in Zurich, Switzerland. The conference aims to bring together researchers, policy makers and practitioners to discuss problems and.

  • 06 July, 2017


The 2017 UN Climate Change Conference will take place from 6 to 17 November at the World Conference Center which is located in Bonn, Germany. Penny in collaboration with the Virtual Institute Smart Energy (VISE) organized during the conference a side event on "Energy Savings in Housing". The event sheds light on energy saving behaviour of households, applying insights from behavioural sciences, businesses and consumer advice associations. It demonstrates chances and limitations of strategies for lowering energy demand and fostering energy efficiency.

  • 06 July, 2017

15th IAEE European Conference

Between the 3rd to 6th September 2017 the Hofburg Congress Center in Vienna (Austria) will host the 15th IAEE European Conference. The main question of this conference will be: "In heading towards sustainability - is an evolutionary continuous development possible or is a revolution necessary?"

  • 23 June, 2017


The existing literature has largely searched the explanations for low investment in energy efficiency. Two types of barriers are responsible for the low adoption behaviour. A new report has been produced within the PENNY project to discuss how barriers influence energy efficiency choices and which policies proved to be most effective in addressing the specific barriers.