Bounded rationality in attitudes towards replacement of inefficient appliances: Evidence from Nepal

Bounded rationality is an important behavioral failure responsible for the energy-efficiency gap, whereby consumers underinvest…


Impact of Human Behaviour on Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure

Within the context of different energy transition pathways for the city of St. Gallen, Switzerland, the Laboratory for Energy…


Capturing usage patterns of a comprehensive Mobility-as-a-Service offer with GPS-tracking – First results from the SBB Green Class project

In 2017, the Swiss Federal Railways (SBB CFF FFS) launched the SBB Green Class[1] project, a one-year pilot study in which 140…


From Location Tracking to Personalized Eco-Feedback: 
Results from the GoEco! Study

Todays modern smartphones are not only widely used, but also often equipped with GPS receivers and other sensors to allow…


Narrowing the energy efficiency gap: The impact of educational programs, online support tools and energy-related investment literacy

A higher adoption rate of energy-efficient appliances is expected to contribute towards improvement in energy efficiency within…


Nudging the Poor and the Rich - A Field Study on the Distributional Effects of Green Electricity Defaults

Choice defaults have become an increasingly popular and seemingly inexpensive public policy tool. Yet, there is scant knowledge…


Humans in the Loop: A Joint Approach for Technical Optimization and Behavioral Participation for Building Energy Efficiency

Efficient building energy management has attracted a great interest due to significant potential energy savings. One obvious…


How efficient are Swiss households?

Energy efficiency is one of the pillars of the ’Energy Strategy 2050’ and therefore an important issue next to new renewables.…


Electrical Energy Storage in Private Households – A Curse or a Blessing?

Storing electrical energy in private households becomes increasingly popular. If many households still demand electricity…


Defaults in Green Electricity Markets – Preference Match not Guaranteed

Defaults, nudging you into a specific behavior if no active choice is taken, are popular in various fields like for instance…