Results of the Special Millennium WS

New great electrification as Cultural Transformation for post-oil era – Everybody on board! was a Special Millennium Project Workshop organized in Tampere June 14, 2018, as part of the conference “Energizing Futures – Sustainable Development and Energy in Transition”.

The session was planned and organised together with and for Finland Futures Academy (FFA). Keynote speech was given by Jerome Glenn, director of the Millennium Project. The session formed part of a new science-communication project called “Great Electrification in Peer-to-Peer Society” (SÄVÄYS), which is funded by STEK ry, Sitra – the Finnish Innovation Fund and the University of Turku. The results of the Special Millennium Project Workshop are summarized in this following working paper.

Warm thanks are due to all those who participated in and contributed to the session and this report!

The readers are encouraged to use the ideas presented in this report and elaborate on them in their own activities. The question how renewable energy, circular economy and peer-to-peer society will interact needs serious, thorough, innovative and open-minded futures reflections.

Karjalainen, Joni – Heinonen, Sirkka – Balcom Raleigh, Nicolas – Salminen, Hazel & Shaw, Morgan (2018) New Great Electrification as Cultural Transformation for Post-Oil Era – Everybody on Board! NEO-CARBON ENERGY WP1 Working Paper 1/2018. Finland Futures Research Centre, University of Turku, 49 p.




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