Transparency and Involvement of Society and Policy in a Data Sharing Platform

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DOI:

https://doi.org/10.52825/cordi.v1i.327

Keywords:

Data sharing platform, Energy transition, Energy policy, Public acceptance, Digital citizen science

Abstract

Today, energy system models are becoming increasingly powerful and detailed regarding techno-economic parameters. However, current models rarely include social and political factors, although these factors constitute important determinants for the design of energy systems. In Task Area 2 of the nfdi4energy research project, we therefore explore social and political drivers and constraints of the energy transition, generate and link the relevant data, and prepare it for incorporation on a data sharing platform. The aim of this task area is to co-design a scientific energy data and research sharing platform that can feed into new or existing energy models to help inform the public and political decision makers to determine socially acceptable energy pathways of the future. In addition, we will involve citizens during the project lifetime in the development of a platform that enables and incentivizes the active participation of public stakeholders in energy system research.
Consequentially, the intention of this abstract within the “Linking RDM Track” is to provide an overview of the platform engagement design process for society and policy.

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Published

2023-09-07
Received 2023-04-26
Accepted 2023-06-29
Published 2023-09-07

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