Taking on the Teenagers - Using Adolescent Energy to Reduce Energy Use

Lead Research Organisation: Swansea University
Department Name: College of Science


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Guo Y (2013) Take it personally

Description This project looked at ways of engaging teenagers in the "energy agenda". New ways of interacting with and visualising energy use were proposed and evaluated.
Exploitation Route We have produced prototype devices and services. Furthermore, insights in the wider project included those addressing how to design in ways that engage teenagers; and, methods to assess attitude changes.
Sectors Digital/Communication/Information Technologies (including Software),Education,Energy

Description The project engaged with young people to gauge thief views and designs for better energy use. Prototypes and probes presented to stimulate this discussion. Impact on their thinking and approach to the "energy agenda".
First Year Of Impact 2013
Sector Energy
Impact Types Societal,Economic