Our Working Groups will provide SSH research priority recommendations for four specific (SET-Plan focussed) energy topics. Members will be leading energy-SSH researchers, representing wider disciplinary research communities e.g. via leadership of research groups/institutes, Horizon 2020 energy projects, and/or editorial roles for journals.

  • 4 groups, focussed around high-level strategic SET-Plan actions: renewables, smart consumption, energy efficiency, transport.
  • Each led by steering group of chair, co-chair, critical policy friend and 2 ESRs.
  • 25+ members with senior expertise from: across SSH disciplines; geographies; gender-balanced.
  • Use Delphi method (iterative consultation) to produce rigorous, evidence-based outputs.
  • Feeding into SET-Plan and FP9 priorities, direct policy impact, interdisciplinary dialogue.
  • Opportunity to be co-author in the WG outputs.
  • Engages large numbers of leading SSH academics with the SET-Plan.
  • Consults on mechanisms for better feed-in from SSH to Energy Union priorities.