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Multidimensional Impact of the Low-carbon European Strategy on Energy Security, and Socio-Economic Dimension up to 2050 perspective

Project information

Grant agreement ID: 320169

Status

Closed project

  • Start date

    1 January 2013

  • End date

    31 December 2015

Funded under:

FP7-SSH

  • Overall budget:

    € 3 034 058,60

  • EU contribution

    € 2 447 719,45

Coordinated by:

POLITECNICO DI TORINO

Italy

Objective

The main objective of the project is to explore, identify, analyze and evaluate multidimensional impact of European low-carbon strategy on energy security and socio-economic dimension up to 2050 perspective. Energy transition towards a low carbon economy and society have to be considered as a process by nature that it is not only the mere result of intentional actions but the product of the interaction of multiple intended and unintended elements, partly attributable to operational level, but, in part, directly attributable to the cognitive and pre-cognitive levels (representations, stereotypes, emotions, etc.), i.e. a “societal process”. Energy transition materially affects the lives of all individuals, since we all need to keep warm, all use electrical appliances, travel, produce waste or live in a house. Moreover, energy transition concerns individuals at several levels simultaneously: as bearers of specific lifestyles; as users of public services (such as energy); as consumers of goods and products; in public life, as citizens concerned with collective energy choices; even in the workplace, as employers, retailers or large-scale energy consumers. Finally, energy transition affects the entire spectrum of organizations in an area, since all consume energy, produce waste or have mobility needs. This means that anyone who promotes initiatives to accelerate energy transition must, if they want to avoid failure, be ready to deal with a considerable number of factors, whether obstacles or enablers, covering almost the entire range of human experience, from political practices to the most intimate aspects of the lives of families and individuals.
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Coordinator

POLITECNICO DI TORINO

Address

Corso Duca Degli Abruzzi 24
10129 Torino

Italy

Activity type

Higher or Secondary Education Establishments

EU Contribution

€ 412 557,20

Administrative Contact

Patrizia Lombardi (Prof.)

Participants (10)

INSTYTUT ENERGETYKI

Poland

EU Contribution

€ 190 417,50

BADANIA SYSTEMOWE ENERGSYS SPZOO

Poland

EU Contribution

€ 137 550

AGENZIA NAZIONALE PER LE NUOVE TECNOLOGIE, L'ENERGIA E LO SVILUPPO ECONOMICO SOSTENIBILE

Italy

EU Contribution

€ 206 135,75

LABORATORIO DI SCIENZE DELLA CITTADINANZA

Italy

EU Contribution

€ 311 400

UNIVERSITEIT MAASTRICHT

Netherlands

EU Contribution

€ 235 210

THE UNIVERSITY OF SALFORD

United Kingdom

EU Contribution

€ 111 496

PARIS-LODRON-UNIVERSITAT SALZBURG

Austria

EU Contribution

€ 139 512

JRC -JOINT RESEARCH CENTRE- EUROPEAN COMMISSION

Belgium

EU Contribution

€ 223 340

ECOLOGIC INSTITUT gemeinnützige GmbH

Germany

EU Contribution

€ 260 801

SOCIETE DE MATHEMATIQUES APPLIQUEES ET DE SCIENCES HUMAINES

France

EU Contribution

€ 219 300

Project information

Grant agreement ID: 320169

Status

Closed project

  • Start date

    1 January 2013

  • End date

    31 December 2015

Funded under:

FP7-SSH

  • Overall budget:

    € 3 034 058,60

  • EU contribution

    € 2 447 719,45

Coordinated by:

POLITECNICO DI TORINO

Italy