04.10.2018 - New article in Environmental Science & Technology on the perspectives of an informed citizen panel on low-carbon electricity portfolios in Switzerland

The results from our research with the informed citizen panel (N = 46) on low-carbon electricity portfolios in Switzerland are now available in the Environmental Science and Technology journal. We created this panel using technology factsheets, an interactive web-tool Riskmeter, and group discussions and we measured the evolution of the panel’s knowledge and preferences. We found strong support for the low-carbon electricity sector transition, especially relying on hydropower, solar power, electricity savings and efficiency, and other renewable sources.


Full reference

Volken, S.P., Xexakis, G., Trutnevyte, E., 2018. Perspectives of Informed Citizen Panel on Low-Carbon Electricity Portfolios in Switzerland and Longer-Term Evaluation of Informational Materials. Environ. Sci. Technol. 52, 11478–11489.

October 4, 2018