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Thomas Bauwens

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Research interests

Renewable energyCommunity governanceCollective actionBehavioral economicsInstitutional economics

About

Thomas Bauwens holds a MSc in economics from the Université Catholique de Louvain. He is PhD candidate in economics at the Centre for Social Economy (HEC Management School of the University of Liege), under Prof. Jacques Defourny’s supervision. His current research project is devoted to the economics of collective action, applied to the diffusion of distributed energy generation technologies. He puts a particular focus on the empirical case of renewable energy cooperatives. He has been involved as a researcher in the RESCOOP 20-20-20 project, supported by the Intelligent Energy Europe Program (European Commission). He is currently a visiting researcher at the Environmental Change Institute, University of Oxford. Previously, he carried out a field research about the rationale and finalities of popular economy organisations and informal micro-enterprises in Santiago de Chile.

Groups

Co-authors (6)

Publications (5)

  • Positive energies? An empirical study of community energy participation and attitudes to renewable energy

    • Bauwens T
    • Devine-Wright P
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  • Exploring the links between community-based governance and sustainable energy use: Quantitative evidence from Flanders

    • Bauwens T
    • Eyre N
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  • Polycentric governance approaches for a low-carbon transition: The roles of community-based energy initiatives in enhancing the resilience of future energy systems

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  • Explaining the Diversity of Motivations Behind Community Renewable Energy

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  • Cooperative ownership and social acceptability of onshore wind power | Propriété coopérative et acceptabilité sociale de l'éolien terrestre

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Professional experience

Post-doctoral researcher

EPFL

October 2016 - December 2017(a year)

PhD candidate

Universite de Liege

October 2012 - January 2016(3 years)