14:30 - 16:00 Yes in my back yard! Maximising social acceptance
Environmental impacts & social acceptance
Room: C 2.2
The session will present various measures to support and maximise social acceptance. It will have four presentations: exploring engagement measures with local communities; research into effective involvement; real-life experience of successful approaches to social acceptance; and specific examples and case studies.
Finally, the session will conclude with WISE Power project announcing the winner of the Best Community Project Award for outstanding commitment to local people in a European wind energy project, which the winner will then present.
You attended this session?
- List and explain the most appropriate measures to maximise social acceptance;
- Identify concerns and issues from local residents;
- Explain the importance of social acceptances strategies and community engagement.
Uta Schneider (1) F Elisabeth DÃ¼tschke (1) Julius P. Wesche (1)
(1) Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research ISI , Karlsruhe, Germany
Presenter's biographyBiographies are supplied directly by presenters at WindEurope Summit 2016 and are published here unedited
Uta Schneider studied Social Sciences with Psychology at the universities of Mannheim, Giessen and Brussels, specializing in Micro-sociology, Consulting and Advisory Services. From January to December 2011 research associate in the Competence Center Energy Policy and Energy Systems at the Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research ISI, since January 2012 in the Competence Center Energy Technology and Energy Systems.
Work focus: Acceptance of new mobility technologies and infrastructure, qualitative and quantitative methods