Sophie Adams

School of Humanities and Languages

Sophie is a human geographer and Science and Technology Studies scholar, and currently a Research Fellow in the School of Humanities and Languages. Her research background is in climate change impacts and adaptation, and prior to joining UNSW she worked with think tank Climate Analytics headquartered in Germany. She is co-leading the ‘Social License to Automate’ Annex of the Users-Centred Energy Systems Technology Collaboration Programme of the International Energy Agency, which is investigating the social dimensions of the automation of demand side management.

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The following lists Sophie's publications released through CEEM.

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Title & place of publicationsort ascending Author Research area Type Links Year
VPP User Research - Final Report Mike Roberts , Sophie Adams , Declan Kuch Energy Efficiency & Distributed Generation Reports and Working Papers 2020
Ecogeneration "The VIPs in the VPP … putting users at the centre" Mike Roberts , Sophie Adams , Declan Kuch , Jonathan Dore Energy Efficiency & Distributed Generation Media 2020
'Submission to the AER consultation paper: Assessing DER integration expenditure' Naomi Stringer , Anna Bruce , Mike Roberts , Sophie Adams , Iain MacGill , Katelyn Purnell , Hou Sheng Zhou Energy Efficiency & Distributed Generation Submissions 2020
'Social license to automate: A critical review of emerging approaches to electricity demand management', Energy Research and Social Science, 80 Sophie Adams , Declan Kuch , Lisa Diamond, Peter Fröhlich, Ida Marie Henriksen, Cecilia Katzeff, Marianne Ryghaug, Selin Yilmaz Electricity Markets & Restructuring, Energy Efficiency & Distributed Generation Journal Papers 2021


Event Presenter Type Research area Location Date
All Energy Australia Virtual Conference 2020 - VPPs Terry Mohn, Allan Coller, Rod Woolley, Geoff Lamb, Sophie Adams , Katherine Lake Conference Energy Efficiency & Distributed Generation online Thursday, October 15, 2020