The right to energy and energy democratization

Activity: Talk and presentationAcademic presentationAcademic


This panel discussion included a presentation on the new concept of the right to energy and the manner in which civil society actors are claiming greater 'democratization' of energy systems and energy-related decision making under this banner. The presentation provided several examples of how civil society groups in Europe are using the concept of rights to affordable, clean and reliable energy for all as a way to demand various forms of stronger or weaker participation and inclusion energy systems governance.
Event titleEnergy Law in 3D: Decarbonization, Democratization, Digitalization
Event typeConference
LocationGroningen, NetherlandsShow on map
Degree of RecognitionInternational


  • energy poverty
  • energy democracy
  • right to energy
  • energy communities
  • energy systems
  • human rights law
  • energy justice