Documents

These documents are a mixture of works in progress and project outputs. We welcome comments/feedback on these by email.

Books

David Hawkey, Janette Webb, Heather Lovell, David McCrone, Margaret Tingey and Mark Winskel (2016) Sustainable Urban Energy Policy: Heat and the city. Abingdon: Routledge

Project summaries

Briefing papers

  • Report to Scottish Government on Comparative Regulatory Frameworks for District Heating, 2015 (pdf)
  • Response to Scottish Government consultation on its Heat Generation Policy Statement, June 2014 (pdf)
  • Response to UK Parliament Energy and Climate Change Committee call for evidence on heat, September 2013(pdf)
  • Response to UK Parliament Energy and Climate Change Committee call for evidence on local energy, April 2013 (pdf)
  • UK Local Authority Vanguards Network response to DECC's Heat Strategy consultation, May 2012 (pdf)
  • Developing District Heating in the UK: What Works?, September 2011 (pdf)
  • Heat and the City - Year One Key Findings, September 2011 (pdf)
  • EU City Governance and Transition to Sustainable Heat and Power, Feb 2011 (pdf)
  • History of CHP and district heating in the UK (to the mid 1990s), Nov 2010 (pdf)

Journal articles and working papers

  • Janette Webb and David Hawkey (2016). On (not) assembling a market for sustainable energy: heat network infrastructure and British cities. Journal of Cultural Economy, 1–13 (open access link)
  • Janette Webb, David Hawkey, David McCrone and Margaret Tingey (2016) House, home and transforming energy in a cold climate, Families, Relationships and Societies, (Special Issue on Families, Relationships and the Environment: Climate Change, Sustainability and Biodiversity), (open access link)
  • Janette Webb, David Hawkey and Margaret Tingey (2016) Governing cities for sustainable energy: The UK case. Cities (open access link)
  • Michael Martin (2015)  The application of a large scale open water source heat pump and thermal store within an existing combined heat and power (CHP) and district heating system. Feasibility study for Aberdeen Heat and Power, funded by Scottish Government Local Energy Challenge Fund (pdf).
  • Janette Webb (2015) Improvising innovation in UK urban district heating: the convergence of social and environmental agendas in Aberdeen. Energy Policy (doi link) (pdf)
  • David Hawkey (2014) District Heating in the UK: Prospects for a Third National Programme. Science and Technology Studies, 27 (3): 68-89 (pdf)
  • Janette Webb (2014) Evaluating urban energy systems in the UK: the implications for financing heat networks. Science and Technology Studies, 27 (3): 47-67. (pdf)
  • David Hawkey and Janette Webb, (2014) District Energy Development in Liberalised Markets: situating UK heat network development in comparison with Dutch and Norwegian Cases. Technology Analysis and Strategic Management (pdf, published version)
  • David Hawkey and Janette Webb (2014) Coordinating heat network development under uncertainty: nascent heat networks in two British cities, Paper presented at RC-UK International Workshop: Sustainable Heating Provisions and Cities, Edinburgh, October 2014 (pdf)
  • Margaret Tingey, David Hawkey and Janette Webb (2014) Local Engagement in UK Energy Systems A Pilot Study of Current Activities and Future Impact with the Energy Technologies Institute (pdf)
  • Catherine Bale, Ruth Bush, David Hawkey and Janette Webb (2014) Valuation of passive provision for heat network investments. Chapter 6 in A.Brown and M. Robertson (eds) The Economics of Infrastructure. Newcastle/Leeds: iBuild https://research.ncl.ac.uk/ibuild/outputs/9940_iBuild_report_print_version%20WEB.pdf 
  • David Hawkey and Janette Webb (2014) Wyndford Estate District Heating – draft Case Study for DH Delivery Structures Guidance, Scottish Futures Trust (pdf)
  • Janette Webb and David Hawkey (2014) Aberdeen Heat and Power Ltd – draft Case Study for DH Delivery Structures Guidance, Scottish Futures Trust (pdf)
  • Janette Webb, (2013) "If it hasn't been done in Aberdeen, it's not worth doing": governing change in urban energy in a northern UK city. Paper presented at LATTS, Universite de Paris-Est International Workshop on Urban Energy Governances North and South, Paris, September 2013  (pdf)
  • David Hawkey, Janette Webb and Mark Winskel, (2013) Organisation and Governance of Urban Energy Systems: District Heating and Cooling in the UK. Journal of Cleaner Production Volume 50, 22–31 Special Issue on Sustainable Urban Transformation (pdf, published version)
  • Robin Wiltshire, Michael King (BRE), Janette Webb (University of Edinburgh) and Nick Banks (CSE) (2013) Research into barriers to deployment of district heating networks,UK Government Department of Energy and Climate Change, London: URN 13D/073
  • Janette Webb Enabling Urban Energy? Governance of Innovation in Two UK Cities Paper presented at International Workshop: From Networked to Post-Networked Urbanism: New Infrastructure Configurations, Autun, France, July 2012 (pdf)
  • David Hawkey, (2012) District Heating in the UK: A Technological Innovation Systems Analysis.  Environmental Innovation and Societal Transitions Volume 5, pp 19-32, (pdf, published version)
  • David Hawkey and Janette Webb, (2011) Case Study – District Heating in Bergen, (pdf)
  • David Hawkey and Janette Webb, Multi Level Governance of Sociotechnical Innovation: The Case of District Heating in the UK Paper presented at Jean Monnet International Workshop: The Governance of Innovation and Socio-Technical Systems in Europe: New Trends, New Challenge, CBS, March 2012  (pdf)
  • David Hawkey Organisational forms for district heating, Feb 2011  (summary draft pdf)
  • David Hawkey Selection of year 1 case studies, Feb 2011 (pdf)

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