Session 3

Special Millennium Project Session: New great electrification as Cultural Revolution for post-oil era – Everybody on board!

Provocation for peer-to-peer energy culture
Sirkka Heinonen & Joni Karjalainen

Future Self-Actualization Economy for sustainable and energy efficient society
Jerome C. Glenn, The Millennium Project

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!

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.

Theory and practice of energy and resource efficiency and sufficiency

Room:                Väinö Voinmaa

Saving cooperative energy: Key learnings from a cross-cutting European agro-food energy efficiency project with particular focus on Danish dairy SMVs
Mikkel Stein Knudsen & Kasper Bruun Knudsen

Unlocking energy efficiency in the tea industry: An assessment of KTDA tea factories
Edward Mungai, Izael Da Silva & Geoffrey Ronoh

The futures and options of milk farming
Susanna Lahnamäki-Kivelä

Developing visionary concepts for the water sector
Jukka Laitinen & Tarja Meristö

Future prospects of carbon-neutral economy and its production structure and consumption patterns

Biogas enables the resource efficient use of raw materials in a circular economy
Erika Winquist, Pasi Rikkonen & Vilja Varho

The forerunners’ business opportunities in the biogas business branch – new paths for the future?
Pasi Rikkonen, Erika Winquist & Vilja Varho

Waking sleeping giants; Engaging futures of the bioeconomy
Amos Taylor

Woodchips as an energy source in Finland – Potential futures
Marjukka Parkkinen, Nina A. Nygrén, Marileena Mäkelä & Jari Lyytimäki

Technology foresight of sustainable energy systems

Scenarios for a sustainable Scottish energy system
Michael Child, Roope Ilonen, Mihail Vavilov, Mikko Kolehmainen & Christian Breyer

Future smart energy software houses
Petri Kettunen & Niko Mäkitalo

Sociotechnical scenarios of heating and the future of ground-source heat pumps in Finland
Ville Lauttamäki

What does the future hold? Study on the perceptions of the opportunities and challenges for the Finnish energy sector
Jukka-Pekka Bergman, Argyro Almpanopoulou, Päivi Karhu & Kirsimarja Blomqvist

Challenges and opportunities for future energy governance

Future governance of individual energy consumption behavior change – Challenges and opportunities of bottom-up approaches
Annika Sohre & Iljana Schubert

Future Energy Governance in Anglesey, North Wales: effective stakeholder dialogue, social priorities, and perceived social impacts of new nuclear build at the community-level
Ioan Charnley-Parry & John Whitton

Present and future challenges and opportunities for South Africa’s energy governance
Andrew Lawrence

Governance and/of practices? Towards a definition and outline of a practice-sensitive approach to sustainability governance
Mattijs Smits

Methods and methodology of futures research and sustainability

Present and future of the electric energy consumption of the residential sector in Cuba: Some collective responses of its use    
Reineris Montero Laurencio

The future in sustainability transitions − Interlinkages between the multi-level perspective and futures studies
Noora Vähäkari, Ville Lauttamäki, Petri Tapio, Jarmo Vehmas & Marko Ahvenainen

Capacity building for renewable energy foresight in Cuban electric sector
Miguel Castro Fernández, Miriam Lourdes Filgueiras Sainz de Rozas, Miriam Vilaragut Llanes & Ariel Santos Fuentefría

AXIOM approach in high-level expert-elicitated modeling of an energy system
Juha Panula-Ontto, Jyrki Luukkanen, Jarmo Vehmas & Jari Kaivo-oja