Contested Energy Transitions

Contested Energy Transitions.
Conflicts and Social Innovations in the Czech Republic, Poland, Germany, and France

Kick-off meeting of a research project developed within AV ČR–CNRS TANDEM Program by the Czech Academy of Sciences, Charles University and CNRS, at CEFRES.

When: Tuesday 23 April 2024, 2 pm–3:30 pm
Where: CEFRES, Na Florenci 3, Prague 1 and online (to get the link, please register at
Language: English

With the participation of the project coordinators:

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The meeting will be opened by:

  • Mr. Tomáš KOSTELECKÝ, Member of the Academy Council, Czech Academy of Sciences


Gilles Lepesant, Martin Durdovic, and Krzysztof Tarkowski will present this project in energy social research. The project aims to better understand transition resistance and stakeholder conflicts arising from the adoption of EU energy transition policies and to identify new patterns in energy governance that will help overcome these challenges. The research is based on a comparative approach between countries and focuses on case studies at the local or regional level.