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12 March 2020

The influence of residential location in PVE

The influence of residential location in PVE

Are people influenced by the location they life when participating in a PVE for transport projects? The answer is yes, according to Lisa Volberda, who graduated from her master Transport, Logistics and Infrastructure last Wednesday 11 March. In her thesis, she identified the distribution of citizens for the allocation of the public budget towards spatial- infrastructure projects, by making use of Participatory Value Evaluation (PVE).

05 March 2020

What is the biggest advantage of choosing PVE for the energy transition?

What is the biggest advantage of choosing PVE for the energy transition?

On 3 March we presented the PVE method at the Learning Platform Energy and Environment (LEO) in Utrecht. LEO was initiated by the energy sector in cooperation with the Ministry of Economic Affairs to improve cooperation between the parties involved in the energy transition. The meeting was focused on ‘smart participation’, and therefore we focused our presentation on how the involvement of diverse citizens and middle groups can work out better through applying a PVE.

28 February 2020

The future of energy in Súdwest-Fryslân

The future of energy in Súdwest-Fryslân

The municipality of Súdwest-Fryslân has different visions about the role of energy in the future. The municipality wishes to involve citizens’ advise in their energy plans. To achieve this end, the municipality decided to work together with the TU Delft and conduct a Participatory Value Evaluation (PVE). PVE is a suitable method for evaluating citizens’ preferences in the energy transition and can be used by the municipality to get more insights.

20 February 2020

On March 16 we will present the results of the PVE Heat Transition Utrecht

On March 16 we will present the results of the PVE Heat Transition Utrecht

At the end of 2019, 550 residents of Utrecht had the opportunity to give advice on the Thermal Energy Transition Vision of the municipality of Utrecht through participating in a Participatory Value Evaluation (PVE). This is the first PVE that has been executed for the energy transition.

14 February 2020

Start thesis circle PVE

Start thesis circle PVE

Coming Monday, February 17, the first thesis circle of Participatory Value Evaluation (PVE) will start. Within this thesis circle, master students of the faculties Technology, Policy & Management and Civil Engineering will discuss their thesis work. Even though the topics of their theses differ, they have one thing in common: they are all conducting research about the PVE as an evaluation tool. Two of these students are Sem Nouws and Tom Heijnen. They will tell in short what their researches are about.

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