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Smart Farmer Grid 2: The social context of a Smart Grid for farmers

Social Psychology

This project aims to study the optimal design of a smart grid infrastructure in rural argicultural areas. Examining the techonological, rural, social and behavioural aspects that promote the efficiency of rural smart energy infrastructures. We will conduct interviews, surveys, and experiments among farmers in the Northern parts of the Netherlands.

Researchers and partners

Behavioural and Social Sciences, Psychology
Partners outside of the University of Groningen
  • Enexis
  • LTO Noord


Selection of BA and MA student projects
  • The role of group processes in environmental behaviour
  • The role of group processes in environmental behaviour


Successful grant proposals and other achievements
  • Tender innovatie Duurzame Energie en Energiebesparing Gebouwde Omgeving (iDEEGO) Grant from Rijksdienst voor Ondernemend Nederland (RVO) for the proposal Smart Farmer Grid 2.0

University's focus areas

  • Energy
  • Sustainable Society
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