Below are external website links to a selection of organisations, projects, people etc. that work in the field of digital technology, energy demand management and behaviour & practice; as well as possible funding for that work and knowledge exchange around its outputs. If you have any suggestions for others to include, please email Sam Staddon.

Scroll down the list, or use the headings directly below to go straight to a section of interest:

 1. Government and regulation  2. Industry
 3. Innovation-Business  4. Business-Research
 5. Information and advocacy  6. News
 7. Funding  8. Research Centres & Groups
 9. Research projects & events  10. Knowledge exchange & networks

Government & regulation

UK Department for Energy & Climate Change (DECC)

UK DECC Policy ‘Helping households to cut their energy bills’ – Smart Meters programme

Ofgem (Office for Gas and Energy Markets)

Smart Energy GB

Westminster Energy, Environment & Transport Forum

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Energy UK

Sustainable Energy Association

Energy Services and Technology Trade (ESTA)

Major Energy Users Council (MEUC)

Energy Institute


Energy Networks Association

Energy and Utilities Alliance

Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) – Intelligent Buildings Group

Smart Cities Council


Energy Savings Potential of Behavioural Efficiency (sponsored by OPower)

Association for Demand Response and Smart Grid

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Innovate UK (previously known as Technology Strategy Board)

Building Data Exchange (Digital Catapult)

Energy Innovation Centre

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Energy Technology Partnerships

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Information and advocacy 

Energy Savings Trust

Carbon Trust

Association for the Conservation of Energy (ACE)

Energy Technologies Institute (ETI)

Centre for Sustainable Energy (CSE)

National Energy Action (NEA)

The State of UK Fuel Poverty

European Council for an Energy Efficient Economy (eceee)

American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy (aceee)

Sustainability First (see below under ‘research projects’ for GB Electricity Demand Project)

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Smart Grid News

Metering International

Utility Week

New Power

Hidden Wires

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Low Carbon Networks Fund (LCNF)

Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC)

TSB Modern Build Environment KTN

TSB Funding Competitions (range of subjects)

Sustainable Society Network

London-Loughborough EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Research in Energy Demand

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Research centres & groups

UK Energy Research Centre (UKERC)

End Use Energy Demand (EUED) research centres


EUED: Centre on Innovation and Energy Demand

EUED: Centre for Energy Epidemiology

Centre on Innovation and Energy Demand

Energy Modelling Forum

The Cooperative Network for Building Researchers

The Institute for People-Centred Computation

Sustainable Lifestyles Research Group

Centre for Research on Socio-cultural Change

Sustainability Consumption Institute

RGS-IBG Energy Geographies Research Group

European Association for the Study of Science and Technology

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Research projects & events

heatandthecity (University of Edinburgh)

GB Electricity Demand Project (Sustainability First)

GoodDeeds (De Montfort University)

evaloc (Evaluating Low Carbon Communities)

Behaviour Change and Psychological Governance (ESRC Seminar Series 2013-2015)

Thinking Energy (EOn and Milton Keynes Council)




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Knowledge Exchange & Networks

TSB ‘Energy Generation and Supply’ Knowledge Transfer Network

TSB ‘Modern Built Environment’ Knowledge Transfer Network

TSB ‘Environmental Sustainability’ Knowledge Transfer Network

Adaptation and Resilience in the Context of Change Network (ARCC)

Sustainability Transitions Research Network (STRN)

The Alliance for Useful Evidence

National Co-ordinating Centre for Public Engagement (specifically for academic institutions)

At Home In Scotland

Government ‘What Works Network’

The Conversation

The Energy Collective

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