Afbeelding1

About us

Afbeelding1

 

DuneWorks is a research and advice firm, that combines a diverse range of disciplinary backgrounds: anthropology, technology studies, political science, urban planning, social geography, transition and innovation studies. We focus on social issues concerning sustainability and sustainable innovations.
We take the level of individuals, their practices and behaviors as starting point. However, we expand this perspective to also include the influences of the physical, technological, political, institutional and social environment on innovation processes and behavioral change. Find out more…

Afbeelding1

Newsletter & Columns

Afbeelding1

Do you want to stay informed about our projects, publications and other news? Then sign up now for our newsletter! You can find our newsletters and columns here. We recently changed our privacy policy. This can be found on the same page.

 

Afbeelding1

Download publications

Afbeelding1

Workshop Key Findings SHAPE ENERGY: ‘Europe’s local energy challenges: stories and research priorities from 17 multi-stakeholder city workshops’

 

IEA DSM newsletter June 2018
Nature4Cities D 5.2
: Citizen and Stakeholder Engagement strategies and tools for NBS implementation
User-centred business models
: ‘User-Centred sustainable business model design: The case of energy efficiency services in the Netherlands’
Storytelling guidelines: ‘SHAPE ENERGY facilitation guidelines for interdisciplinary and multi-stakeholder processes’
Annotated Bibliography SHAPE ENERGY: ‘Energy Efficiency and Using Less – a social sciences and humanities annotated bibliography’
Case Study Taak 24: ‘Higher Edcuation and ICT’
Conference Paper Taak 25: ‘Mind your business: entrepreneurs, their  dynamic capabilities, context and new  business models for energy efficiency  services’


Afbeelding1

Ongoing projects

Afbeelding1

SHAPE ENERGY: A new platform that aims to better integrate energy-related social sciences and humanities in EU energy policy
cVPP: Designing a model for scaling up Virtual Power Plants, which help residents to produce, share and use their own renewable energy
Task 25: Upscaling and mainstreaming effective DSM energy service business models.
Nature4Cities: The role of end-users in implementing nature-based solutions, that contribute to the resilience of cities and help us adapt to the consequences of climate change

DR-BOB: Demand Response in Block of Buildings. Demonstration of the ecological and economic benefits of Demand Response in blocks of buildings.