Benjamin K. Sovacool

Science Policy Research Unit

Falmer, Brighton BN1 9SL

United Kingdom

http://www.sussex.ac.uk/profiles/373957

Department of Business Technology & Development

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Ideas:
“  I work as a researcher and consultant on issues pertaining to energy policy, energy justice, energy security, climate change mitigation, and climate change adaptation. More specifically, my research focuses on renewable energy and energy efficiency, the politics of large-scale energy infrastructure, the ethics and morality of energy decisions, designing public policy to improve energy security and access to electricity, and building adaptive capacity to the consequences of climate change.  ”

Scholarly Papers (74)

1.

The Avian and Wildlife Costs of Fossil Fuels and Nuclear Power

Journal of Integrative Environmental Sciences vol. 9, no. 4, December 2012, 255-278, Vermont Law School Research Paper No. 04-13
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 09 Jan 2013
Benjamin K. Sovacool
Science Policy Research Unit
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wind power, avian mortality, wind turbines

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Deploying Off-Grid Technology to Eradicate Energy Poverty

Science, vol. 338, 5 October 2012, 47-48, Vermont Law School Research Paper No. 05-13
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 09 Jan 2013
Benjamin K. Sovacool
Science Policy Research Unit
Downloads 368 (104,205)
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energy access, electrification, energy poverty, energy and development

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States, Markets, and Institutions: Integrating International Political Economy and Global Energy Politics

The Palgrave Handbook of the International Political Economy of Energy, 2016
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 25 Sep 2016
Ghent University, Science Policy Research Unit, Council on Energy, Environment and Water, University of Sussex - Science and Technology Policy Research Unit (SPRU) and Hampshire College
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International Political Economy; Energy

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Sustainable Minerals and Metals for a Low-Carbon Future

Science 367 (6473) (January 3, 2020), pp. 30-33
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 03 Feb 2020
Science Policy Research Unit, University of Delaware, Colorado School of Mines, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - London School of Economics, KU Leuven, System IQ and University of California, Berkeley
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minerals, metals, energy transitions, energy, climate

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Energy Justice: Conceptual Insights and Practical Applications

Applied Energy 142 (2015) 435–444
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 07 Sep 2019
Benjamin K. Sovacool and Michael Dworkin
Science Policy Research Unit and Vermont Law School
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Energy justice, Environmental justice, Fuel poverty, Energy and equity

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Design Principles for Renewable Energy Programs in Developing Countries

Energy & Environmental Science, 2012, 5, 9157-9162, Vermont Law School Research Paper No. 06-13
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 10 Jan 2013
Benjamin K. Sovacool
Science Policy Research Unit
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energy access, electrification, energy poverty, energy and development

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Urban Electrification: Knowledge Pathway Toward an Integrated Research and Development Agenda

Mansueto Institute for Urban Innovation Research Paper No. 10
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 22 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 10 Jun 2020
National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), University of Colorado Boulder, National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), Arizona State University (ASU), National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), University of Chicago - Mansueto Institute for Urban Innovation, National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), Joint Institute for Strategic Energy Analysis, National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), Science Policy Research Unit, Georgia Institute of Technology, Georgia Institute of Technology, Colorado School of Mines, National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), University of Chicago - Mansueto Institute for Urban Innovation and University of Chicago
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Environmental Issues, Climate Changes, and Energy Security in Developing Asia

Asian Development Bank Economics Working Paper Series No. 399, Vermont Law School Research Paper No. 17-14
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 14 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 22 Mar 2015
Benjamin K. Sovacool
Science Policy Research Unit
Downloads 162 (233,048)
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environment, water policy, climate change, energy security, Asia-Pacific

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Contested Regionalism in Southeast Asia: The Politics of the Trans-Asean Gas Pipeline Project

CAG Working Paper No. 002
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 03 Nov 2010
Toby James Carroll and Benjamin K. Sovacool
Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy - Centre on Asia and Globalisation and Science Policy Research Unit
Downloads 150 (248,498)
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ASEAN, trans-ASEAN gas pipeline (TAGP), energy governance

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Conceptualizing and Measuring Energy Security: A Synthesized Approach

Energy 36 (2011) 5343-5355
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 17 Sep 2019
Benjamin K. Sovacool and Ishani Mukherjee
Science Policy Research Unit and National University of Singapore (NUS) - Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy
Downloads 144 (256,792)
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Energy security, Security of supply, Energy poverty

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Individual Behavior, the Social Sciences, and Climate Change

Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper, 15-20
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 06 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 13 Aug 2015
Michael P. Vandenbergh and Benjamin K. Sovacool
Vanderbilt University - Law School and Science Policy Research Unit
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Individual Behavior; Households; Norms; Beliefs; Climate Change Mitigation

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Quantifying the Health and Environmental Benefits of Wind Power to Natural Gas

Energy Policy 53 (2013) 429-441, Vermont Law School Research Paper No. 03-13
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 09 Jan 2013
Donald R. McCubbin and Benjamin K. Sovacool
United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and Science Policy Research Unit
Downloads 128 (281,185)
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Public Participation in China's Energy Governance: The Non-Case of Chongqing Green Volunteers v. Yangzonghai Power Company

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 25 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 26 Mar 2012
Adam J. Moser and Benjamin K. Sovacool
affiliation not provided to SSRN and Science Policy Research Unit
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China energy governance, China public participation, China environmental courts, public interest standing, China energy security public participation

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The Barriers to Energy Efficiency in China: Assessing Household Electricity Savings and Consumer Behavior in Liaoning Province

Energy Policy, Vol. 38, No. 2, pp. 1202-1209, 2009, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy Research Paper No. PP10-17
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 19 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 16 Nov 2011
Benjamin K. Sovacool, Dianshu Feng and Vu Ming M. Khuong
Science Policy Research Unit, National University of Singapore (NUS) - Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy and National University of Singapore (NUS) - Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy
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Liaoning Province, energy efficiency, household electricity consumption

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Sociotechnical Transitions for Deep Decarbonization

Science Vol 357 (6357) (September 22, 2017), pp. 1242-1244
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 07 Sep 2019
Frank Geels, Benjamin K. Sovacool, Tim Schwanen and Steven Robert Sorrell
University of Manchester, Science Policy Research Unit, University of Utrecht and University of Sussex - Science and Technology Policy Research Unit (SPRU)
Downloads 92 (352,595)
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climate policy, energy policy, sustainability transitions, decarbonisation

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Energy Access and Energy Security in Asia and the Pacific

Asian Development Bank Economics Working Paper Series No. 383
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 12 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 20 Oct 2014
Benjamin K. Sovacool
Science Policy Research Unit
Downloads 69 (416,860)
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energy access, energy and development, energy poverty, indoor air pollution

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Developing Asia and the Electricity Sector: Dynamics, Trends and Policy Implications

East Asian Policy, Vol. 2, No.3, pp. 81-95, 2010, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy Research Paper No. PP10-16
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 19 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 28 Sep 2011
Vu Ming M. Khuong and Benjamin K. Sovacool
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy and Science Policy Research Unit
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Who Are the Victims of Low-Carbon Transitions? Towards a Political Ecology of Climate Change Mitigation

Energy Research & Social Science Volume 73, March 2021, 101916
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 27 Feb 2021
Benjamin K. Sovacool
Science Policy Research Unit
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political economy, political ecology, low-carbon transitions, energy transitions, climate change mitigation

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The Misallocation of Climate Research Funding

Energy Research & Social Science 62 (April, 2020), 101349, pp. 1-13
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 27 Jan 2020
Indra Overland and Benjamin K. Sovacool
NUPI - Norwegian Institute of International Affairs and Science Policy Research Unit
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Climate mitigation, Research funding, Social sciences, Natural sciences

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Valuing the Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Nuclear Power: A Critical Survey

Energy Policy 36 (2008) 2940-2953
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 17 Sep 2019
Benjamin K. Sovacool
Science Policy Research Unit
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Nuclear power, Lifecycle analysis, Greenhouse gas emissions

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Cobenefits and Trade-Offs of Green and Clean Energy: Evidence from the Academic Literature and Asian Case Studies

Asian Development Bank Economics Working Paper Series No. 502
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 08 Jan 2017
Benjamin K. Sovacool
Science Policy Research Unit
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climate change

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Decarbonization and Its Discontents: A Critical Energy Justice Perspective on Four Low-Carbon Transitions

Climatic Change, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 07 Sep 2019
Benjamin K. Sovacool, Mari Martiskainen, Andrew Hook and Dr. Lucy Baker
Science Policy Research Unit, University of Sussex - Science and Technology Policy Research Unit (SPRU), University of Sussex - Science Policy Research Unit (SPRU) and Science Policy Research Unit, University of Sussex
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energy justice, climate justice, environmental justice

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Smart Home Technologies in Europe: A Critical Review of Concepts, Benefits, Risks and Policies

Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 120 (2020) 109663
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 15 Jan 2020
Benjamin K. Sovacool and Dylan D. Furszyfer Del Rio
Science Policy Research Unit and Imperial College London
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smart homes, smart grids, digital society

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Sociotechnical Matters: Reviewing and Integrating Science and Technology Studies with Energy Social Science

Energy Research & Social Science Volume 65, July 2020, 101462
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 10 Mar 2020
David J. Hess and Benjamin K. Sovacool
Vanderbilt University and Science Policy Research Unit
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Science and technology studies, Science, technology & society, Social construction of technology, Socio-technical systems, Actor-networks, Public engagement

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What Are We Doing Here? Analyzing Fifteen Years of Energy Scholarship and Proposing a Social Science Research Agenda

Energy Research & Social Science 1 (2014) 1–29
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 17 Sep 2019
Benjamin K. Sovacool
Science Policy Research Unit
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Content analysis, Media content analysis, Energy studies research

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Elite Power in Low-Carbon Transitions: A Critical and Interdisciplinary Review

Energy Research & Social Science 57 (2019) 101242
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 17 Sep 2019
Benjamin K. Sovacool and Marie Claire Brisbois
Science Policy Research Unit and University of Sussex
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Energy transitions, Energy justice, Climate justice, Political economy

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Rejecting Renewables: The Socio-Technical Impediments to Renewable Electricity in the United States

Energy Policy 37 (2009) 4500–4513
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 17 Sep 2019
Benjamin K. Sovacool
Science Policy Research Unit
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Renewable energy, Renewable electricity, Renewable power

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Beyond Cost and Carbon: The Multidimensional Co-Benefits of Low Carbon Transitions in Europe

Ecological Economics 169 (March, 2020), 106529, pp. 1-19.
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 10 Feb 2020
Benjamin K. Sovacool, Mari Martiskainen, Andrew Hook and Dr. Lucy Baker
Science Policy Research Unit, University of Sussex - Science and Technology Policy Research Unit (SPRU), University of Sussex - Science Policy Research Unit (SPRU) and Science Policy Research Unit, University of Sussex
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energy transitions; sustainability transitions; nuclear energy; solar energy; smart grids; electric mobility

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The Whole Systems Energy Injustice of Four European Low-Carbon Transitions

Global Environmental Change 58 (2019) 101958
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 17 Sep 2019
Benjamin K. Sovacool, Andrew Hook, Mari Martiskainen and Dr. Lucy Baker
Science Policy Research Unit, University of Sussex - Science Policy Research Unit (SPRU), University of Sussex - Science and Technology Policy Research Unit (SPRU) and Science Policy Research Unit, University of Sussex
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Energy transitions, Energy justice, Energy policy, Climate policy, Whole systems

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The Energy Trilemma and the Smart Grid: Implications Beyond the United States

Asia & the Pacific Policy Studies, Volume 4, Issue 1, pages 70-84, January 2017, Crawford School Research Paper
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 22 Feb 2017
Jeannie Oliver and Benjamin K. Sovacool
Independent and Science Policy Research Unit
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smart gid, energy trilemma, energy security, sustainable development, communication

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Processes of Elite Power and Low-Carbon Pathways: Experimentation, Financialisation, and Dispossession

Global Environmental Change 59 (November, 2019), 101985, pp. 1-14.
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 30 Oct 2019
Benjamin K. Sovacool, Dr. Lucy Baker, Andrew Hook and Mari Martiskainen
Science Policy Research Unit, Science Policy Research Unit, University of Sussex, University of Sussex - Science Policy Research Unit (SPRU) and University of Sussex - Science and Technology Policy Research Unit (SPRU)
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low-carbon transitions; elites; power; financialisation; dispossession; experimentation

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Cornucopia or Curse? Reviewing the Costs and Benefits of Shale Gas Hydraulic Fracturing (Fracking)

Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 37 (2014) 249–264
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 17 Sep 2019
Benjamin K. Sovacool
Science Policy Research Unit
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Natural gas, Unconventional natural gas, Fracking, Hydrofracking

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Ordering Theories: Typologies and Conceptual Frameworks for Sociotechnical Change

Social Studies of Science 2017, Vol. 47(5) 703–750
Number of pages: 100 Posted: 17 Sep 2019
Benjamin K. Sovacool and David J. Hess
Science Policy Research Unit and Vanderbilt University
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agency, discourse, justice, social theory, sociotechnical systems, structure

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The Political Economy of Technological Capabilities and Global Production Networks in South Africa’s Wind and Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Industries

Political Geography 60 (2017) 1-12
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 07 Sep 2019
Dr. Lucy Baker and Benjamin K. Sovacool
Science Policy Research Unit, University of Sussex and Science Policy Research Unit
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Technological capabilities, Global production networks, Wind, Solar photovoltaics, Local content, South Africa, Renewable electricity, Renewable energy

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The Roles of Users in Electric, Shared and Automated Mobility Transitions

Transportation Research Part D 71 (2019) 1–21
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 07 Sep 2019
Jonn Axsen and Benjamin K. Sovacool
Simon Fraser University (SFU) and Science Policy Research Unit
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Automated vehicles, Shared mobility, Electric vehicles, Car-share, Ride-hailing, Consumer behavior

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The Decarbonisation Divide: Contextualizing Landscapes of Low-Carbon Exploitation and Toxicity in Africa

Global Environmental Change 60 (2020) 102028
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 15 Jan 2020
Science Policy Research Unit, University of Sussex - Science Policy Research Unit (SPRU), University of Sussex - Science and Technology Policy Research Unit (SPRU), University of Sussex and University of Manchester - Alliance Manchester Business School
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energy transitions, sustainability transitions

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Beyond Batteries: An Examination of the Benefits and Barriers to Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles (PHEVs) and a Vehicle-to-Grid (V2G) Transition

Energy Policy 37 (2009) 1095–1103
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 17 Sep 2019
Benjamin K. Sovacool and Richard Hirsh
Science Policy Research Unit and Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University
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Plug-in hybrid electric vehicle, Vehicle-to-grid, Transportation policy

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Policy Mixes for Incumbency: Exploring the Destructive Recreation of Renewable Energy, Shale Gas ‘Fracking,’ and Nuclear Power in the United Kingdom

Energy Research & Social Science 33 (2017) 147–162
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 17 Sep 2019
Philip Johnstone, Andy Stirling and Benjamin K. Sovacool
University of Sussex - Science and Technology Policy Research Unit (SPRU), University of Sussex and Science Policy Research Unit
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Incumbency, Politics, Energy policy, Socio-technical

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Twelve Metropolitan Carbon Footprints: A Preliminary Comparative Global Assessment

Energy Policy 38 (2010) 4856–4869
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 17 Sep 2019
Benjamin K. Sovacool and Marilyn A. Brown
Science Policy Research Unit and Georgia Institute of Technology
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Carbon footprint, Metropolitan areas, Climate change

Competing Dimensions of Energy Security: An International Perspective

Annual Review of Environment & Resources 35 (2010), pp. 77–108
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 07 Sep 2019
Benjamin K. Sovacool and Marilyn A. Brown
Science Policy Research Unit and Georgia Institute of Technology
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energy policy, energy poverty, energy vulnerability, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), security of supply

Competing Dimensions of Energy Security: An International Perspective

Annual Review of Environment and Resources, Vol. 35, pp. 77-108, 2010
Posted: 11 Nov 2010
Benjamin K. Sovacool and Marilyn A. Brown
Science Policy Research Unit and Georgia Institute of Technology

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The Cultural Barriers to a Low-Carbon Future: A Review of Six Mobility and Energy Transitions Across 28 Countries

Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews 119 (March, 2020), 109569, pp. 1-12.
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 05 Mar 2020
Benjamin K. Sovacool and Steven Griffiths
Science Policy Research Unit and Khalifa University
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Culture, Energy transitions, Sustainability transitions, Innovation, Social acceptance, Automated vehicles, Self-driving cars

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How Long Will It Take? Conceptualizing the Temporal Dynamics of Energy Transitions

Energy Research & Social Science 13 (2016) 202–215
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 30 Aug 2019
Benjamin K. Sovacool
Science Policy Research Unit
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Time, Speed, Energy Transition, Socio-Technical Transition

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Internationalizing the Political Economy of Hydroelectricity: Security, Development and Sustainability in Hydropower States

Review of International Political Economy, 26:1, 49-79, 2019
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 07 Sep 2019
Benjamin K. Sovacool and Gotz Walter
Science Policy Research Unit and International School of Management
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Energy security; hydroelectric dams; hydropower; resource curse; water wars; renewable energy; major hydropower states; sustainable development

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Reducing Energy Demand through Low Carbon Innovation: A Sociotechnical Transitions Perspective and Thirteen Research Debates

Energy Research & Social Science 40 (2018) 23–35
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 07 Sep 2019
University of Manchester, University of Utrecht, University of Sussex - Science and Technology Policy Research Unit (SPRU), University of Sussex and Science Policy Research Unit
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Energy efficiency, Energy end use, decarbonisation, Multilevel perspective on transitions

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Decarbonizing the Food and Beverages Industry: A Critical and Systematic Review of Developments, Sociotechnical Systems and Policy Options

Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 143 (2021) 110856
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 24 Mar 2021
Science Policy Research Unit, Colorado School of Mines, Khalifa University, Hangyang University, affiliation not provided to SSRN and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Climate change, Climate mitigation, Food and drinks, Industrial decarbonization, Net-zero, Energy policy, Food processing, Food manufacturing, Food systems, Sustainability transitions, Innovation

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It Starts at Home? Climate Policies Targeting Household Consumption and Behavioral Decisions Are Key to Low-Carbon Futures

Energy Research & Social Science 52 (2019) 144–158
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 18 Feb 2021
Ghislain Dubois, Benjamin K. Sovacool, Carlo Aall and Rainer Sauerborn
Ramboll Consulting, Science Policy Research Unit, Western Norway Research Institute and Heidelberg University - Department of Tropical Hygiene and Public Health
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Deep decarbonisation, Climate change, Mitigation, Household decision-making, Behavioral wedge, Climate policy, Greenhouse gases

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It’s About Dam Time: Improving Microhydro Electrification in Tanzania

Energy for Sustainable Development 17 (2013) 378–385
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 17 Sep 2019
Eric Adebayo, Benjamin K. Sovacool and Sara Imperiale
Independent, Science Policy Research Unit and Independent
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Microhydro, Rural Electrification, Energy Poverty

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Energy transitions from the cradle to the grave: A meta-theoretical framework integrating responsible innovation, social practices, and energy justice

Energy Research & Social Science 75 (May, 2021), 102027, pp. 1-16.
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 29 Mar 2021
Benjamin K. Sovacool, David J. Hess and Roberto Cantoni
Science Policy Research Unit, Vanderbilt University and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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energy justice, sociotechnical transitions, sustainability transitions, climate justice, environmental justice

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Hot Transformations: Governing Rapid and Deep Household Heating Transitions in China, Denmark, Finland and the United Kingdom

Energy Policy, Volume 139, April 2020, 111330
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 23 Mar 2020
Benjamin K. Sovacool and Mari Martiskainen
Science Policy Research Unit and University of Sussex - Science and Technology Policy Research Unit (SPRU)
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Residential heating, Heat as a service, Energy transitions, Polycentrism, Heat decarbonisation, Energy and climate governance

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The hidden costs of energy and mobility: A global meta-analysis and research synthesis of electricity and transport externalities

Energy Research & Social Science Volume 72, February 2021, 101885
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 23 Feb 2021
Benjamin K. Sovacool and Jinsoo Kim
Science Policy Research Unit and Hangyang University
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Externalities, Social costs of energy, Energy markets, Market failure, Climate change, Air pollution, Traffic congestion

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A Fair Trade? Expert Perceptions of Equity, Innovation, and Public Awareness in China’s Future Emissions Trading Scheme

Climatic Change (2021) 164:31
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 18 Feb 2021
Joy Ying and Benjamin K. Sovacool
University of Sussex and Science Policy Research Unit
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climate policy, carbon trading, emissions trading schemes

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Climate change adaptation and the Least Developed Countries Fund (LDCF): Qualitative insights from policy implementation in the Asia-Pacific

Climatic Change (2017) 140:209–226
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 06 Sep 2019
Benjamin K. Sovacool, Björn-Ola Linnér and Richard J. T. Klein
Science Policy Research Unit, Linkoping University and Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI)
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Climate Change Adaptation, Adaptive Capacity, Resilience, Vulnerability

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Making the internet globally sustainable: Technical and policy options for improved energy management, governance and community acceptance of Nordic datacentres

Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews 154 (February, 2022), 111793, pp. 1-20.
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 08 Nov 2021
Benjamin K. Sovacool, Paul Upham and Chukwuka Monyei
Science Policy Research Unit, Centre for Integrated Energy Research and Sustainability research Institute and University of Sussex
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Greenland, Iceland, Norway, Cryptocurrency mining, Sustainable development goals, Datacenters, Server farms, Bitcoin

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From forests to factories: How modern slavery deepens the crisis of climate change

Energy Research & Social Science 77 (2021) 102096
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 24 May 2021
Kevin Bales and Benjamin K. Sovacool
affiliation not provided to SSRN and Science Policy Research Unit
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Slavery in the Anthropocene, Modern slavery, Climate justice, Energy justice, Environmental justice, Human rights

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Global sustainability, innovation and governance dynamics of national smart electricity meter transitions

Global Environmental Change 68 (2021) 102272
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 05 May 2021
Benjamin K. Sovacool, Frank Geels, Andrew Hook and Siddharth Sareen
Science Policy Research Unit, University of Manchester, University of Sussex - Science Policy Research Unit (SPRU) and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Smart meters, Energy transitions, Energy and innovation, Smart grids

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Beyond climate, culture and comfort in European preferences for low-carbon heat

Global Environmental Change Volume 66, January 2021, 102200
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 18 Feb 2021
Benjamin K. Sovacool, Lance Noel and Christina Demski
Science Policy Research Unit, Nuvve and Cardiff University
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Residential heating, Heat as a service, Heat decarbonization, Cross-national survey, Energy services and practices, Social acceptance of heat

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Sociotechnical Agendas: Reviewing Future Directions for Energy and Climate Research

Energy Research & Social Science 70 (2020) 101617
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 18 Feb 2021
Science Policy Research Unit, University of Sussex, University of Manchester, University of Sussex - Science and Technology Policy Research Unit (SPRU), Vanderbilt University, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Science and technology studies, Sociotechnical systems, Science technology and society, Sociology of scientific knowledge, Sustainability transitions

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Navigating implementation dilemmas in technology-forcing policies: A comparative analysis of accelerated smart meter diffusion in the Netherlands, UK, Norway, and Portugal (2000-2019)

Research Policy 50 (2021) 104272
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 05 May 2021
Frank Geels, Andrew Hook, Siddharth Sareen and Benjamin K. Sovacool
University of Manchester, University of Sussex - Science Policy Research Unit (SPRU), affiliation not provided to SSRN and Science Policy Research Unit
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technology-forcing policy, implementation dilemmas, smart meters, accelerated diffusion

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Decarbonizing household heating: Reviewing demographics, geography and low-carbon practices and preferences in five European countries

Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 139 (2021) 110703
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 18 Feb 2021
Science Policy Research Unit, University of Sussex - Science and Technology Policy Research Unit (SPRU), University of Lleida and University of Perugia - Department of Engineering
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Climate policy, Low-carbon heating, Heat decarbonisation, Household heat, Space heating, Cooling Energy policy

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Reckless or righteous? Reviewing the sociotechnical benefits and risks of climate change geoengineering

Energy Strategy Reviews 35 (2021) 100656
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 05 May 2021
Benjamin K. Sovacool
Science Policy Research Unit
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Climate engineering, Carbon dioxide removal, Negative emissions technologies, Solar radiation management, Greenhouse gas removal

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Reviewing, Reforming, and Rethinking Global Energy Subsidies: Towards a Political Economy Research Agenda

Ecological Economics 135 (2017) 150–163
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 07 Oct 2019
Benjamin K. Sovacool
Science Policy Research Unit
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Subsidy Reform, Energy Policy, Subsidies, Subsidy

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The Political Economy of Energy Poverty: A Review of Key Challenges

Energy for Sustainable Development 16 (2012) 272–282
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 07 Sep 2019
Benjamin K. Sovacool
Science Policy Research Unit
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Energy access, Energy poverty, Rural electrification

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The Demographics of Decarbonizing Transport: The Influence of Gender, Education, Occupation, Age, and Household Size on Electric Mobility Preferences in the Nordic Region

Global Environmental Change 52 (2018) 86–100
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 07 Sep 2019
Science Policy Research Unit, Nuvve, University of Oxford - Oxford University Transport Studies Unit and Aarhus University
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Sustainability transitions, Low-carbon transport, Electric vehicle adoption, Vehicle-to-grid, Electric mobility

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Promoting Novelty, Rigor, and Style in Energy Social Science: Towards Codes of Practice for Appropriate Methods and Research Design

Energy Research & Social Science 45 (2018) 12–42
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 06 Sep 2019
Benjamin K. Sovacool, Jonn Axsen and Steven Robert Sorrell
Science Policy Research Unit, Simon Fraser University (SFU) and University of Sussex - Science and Technology Policy Research Unit (SPRU)
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Validity, Research methods, Research methodology, Interdisciplinary research, Research excellence

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Energy Governance, Transnational Rules, and the Resource Curse: Exploring the Effectiveness of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI)

World Development Vol. 83, pp. 179–192, 2016
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 07 Sep 2019
Benjamin K. Sovacool, Gotz Walter, Thijs Van de Graaf and Nathan Andrews
Science Policy Research Unit, International School of Management, Ghent University and Queen’s University
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resource curse, transparency, transnational rules, good governance, EITI

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Clean, low-carbon but corrupt? Examining corruption risks and solutions for the renewable energy sector in Mexico, Malaysia, Kenya and South Africa

Energy Strategy Reviews 38 (November 2021), 100723, pp. 1-21.
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 18 Nov 2021
Benjamin K. Sovacool
Science Policy Research Unit
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Bribery Corruption Transparency Energy governance Wind power Solar energy Hydroelectricity

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International Political Economy and Renewable Energy: Hydroelectric Power and the Resource Curse

International Studies Review, vix058, doi/10.1093/isr/vix058
Posted: 15 Feb 2018
Kathleen J. Hancock and Benjamin K. Sovacool
Colorado School of Mines and Science Policy Research Unit

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renewable energy, hydroelectric power, resource curse, international political economy

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Climate Change and Global Energy Security: Technology and Policy Options

Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy Research Paper No. PP11-038 CAG, The MIT Press, Forthcoming
Posted: 09 Feb 2012
Marilyn A. Brown and Benjamin K. Sovacool
Georgia Institute of Technology and Science Policy Research Unit

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climate change, energy security, energy technology, ethanol, cookstove, wind power, greenhouse gas, emissions

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And then What Happened?: A Retrospective Appraisal of China's Renewable Energy Development Project (REDP)

Renewable Energy, Vol. 36, No. 11, pp. 3154-3165, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy Research Paper No. PP11-12
Posted: 26 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 22 Mar 2015
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, Science Policy Research Unit and National University of Singapore (NUS) - Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy

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renewable energy, hydropower, electricity, solar home systems

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Bridging the Gaps in Global Energy Governance

Global Governance, Vol. 17, pp. 57-74, 2011 , Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy Research Paper No. PP11-01CAG
Posted: 16 Mar 2011
Ann Florini and Benjamin K. Sovacool
Singapore Management University - School of Social Sciences and Science Policy Research Unit

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global governance, energy policy, global energy governance, energy security

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Pipelines, Crisis and Capital: Understanding the Contested Regionalism of Southeast Asia

Pacific Review, Vol. 23, No. 5, pp. 625-647, December 2010
Posted: 06 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 09 Dec 2010
Toby James Carroll and Benjamin K. Sovacool
Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy - Centre on Asia and Globalisation and Science Policy Research Unit

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ASEAN, contested regionalism, energy governance, regionalism, trans-ASEAN gas pipeline (TAGP), Southeast Asia.

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Creating Legal Teeth for Toothfish: Using the Market to Protect Fish Stocks in Antarctica

Journal of Environmental Law, Vol. 20, No. 1, pp. 15-33, 2008
Posted: 23 Jun 2008
Benjamin K. Sovacool and Kelly E. Siman-Sovacool
Science Policy Research Unit and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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Marine policy, overfishing, Convention for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources, Patagonian Toothfish, flags of convenience, illegal unregulated and unreported (IUU) fishing

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Anarchy, war, or revolt? Radical perspectives for climate protection, insurgency and civil disobedience in a low-carbon era

Energy Research & Social Science Volume 86, April 2022, 102416
Number of pages: 17
Benjamin K. Sovacool and Alexander Dunlap
Science Policy Research Unit and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Green anarchism, Social movements, Social opposition, Guerilla warfare, Resistance, Covert climate action, Obstructive direct action

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Can prosuming become perilous? Exploring systems of control and domestic abuse in the smart homes of the future

Frontiers in Energy Research 9 (November, 2021), pp. 1-18.
Number of pages: 18
Benjamin K. Sovacool, Dylan Furszyfer Del Rio and Mari Martiskainen
Science Policy Research Unit, University of Sussex and University of Sussex - Science and Technology Policy Research Unit (SPRU)
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domestic violence, domestic abuse, smart homes, smart grids