Gerdien de Vries national expert for the Energy Sector Behavioral Insights Platform

News - 31 January 2020 - Webredactie

Gerdien de Vries has been appointed by the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO) as national expert for the Energy Sector Behavioural Insights Platform. The new platform is part of the International Energy Agency (IEA) and should contribute to increasing desirable energy behaviour, such as saving energy.

Effective energy policy
De Vries and an international team of policymakers and experts will conduct research into behavioural insights into energy policy with the aim of making energy policy more effective. Participating countries often already have specialised teams that implement behavioral insights in energy policy and its implementation. The platform offers participants the opportunity to share knowledge and skills. The first assignment is to make an inventory of how behavioural insights in energy policy are applied in the various countries. Coordination and the main focus lie with the IEA, the national experts are consulted periodically.

Read more about the platform.