The breakthrough of the 21 degrees culture in Denmark. Undoing and doing gender in Danish home making after 1945
The energizing of Danish homes after World War II introduced a new heating culture, which paved the way for new lifestyles.
This article introduces the concept of ‘Polyflexibility’ as a way of expressing the complexity of interacting forms of flexibility.
This paper provides an account of how past changes in energy demand have affected the balancing of the UK’s gas systems between the introduction of gaslight in 1795 and the present day.
This article explores a short-lived but major natural gas boom in the area of McKeesport, Pennsylvania. The discovery and exploitation of natural gas resources often displays a boom and bust cycle characterized by a rush of investment and production followed by resource exhaustion and falling pr
Creating supply, creating demand: Gas and electricity in Montréal from the First World War to the Great Depression
Reducing energy use is a key imperative for Western societies. However, it is hard to envision how this might come about and what changes are entailed. This article proposes that studying energy history helps understand flexibility in energy systems.
Exploring the notion of an energy transition by way of specific energy calls for reconsidering the history of each energy individually, with gas being no exception over the long term.