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Psychological aspects of future electricity supplly

Social Psychology

This project aimed to study factors influencing the acceptability of future renewable energy supply, and the acceptability of smart control systems. The project was funded by Alliander.

Main project

This project is part of project "Understanding environmental behaviour".

Researchers and partners

Behavioural and Social Sciences, Psychology
  • Jan Willem Bolderdijk, Social Psychology
  • Madelijne Gorsira, Social Psychology
  • Fenna Leijten, Social Psychology
  • Kees Keizer, Social Psychology
  • Ellen van der Werff , Social Psychology
  • Linda Steg, Social Psychology


Courses connected to this project
  • Master Environmental Psychology


  • Bolderdijk, J.W., Gorsira, M., Keizer, K., & Steg, L. (2013). Values determine the (in)effectiveness of informational interventions in promoting pro-environmental behavior. PLoS ONE, 8 (12): e83911. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0083911.
  • Leijten, F.R.M., Bolderdijk, J.W., Keizer, K., Gorsira, M., Van der Werff, E., & Steg, L. (2014). Factors that influence consumers' acceptance of future energy systems: The effects of adjustment type, production level, and price. Energy Efficiency, 7, 973-985. DOI 10.1007/s12053-014-9271-9.

University's focus areas

  • Energy
  • Sustainable Society
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