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Background and activities

Research InterestsEnergy and climate policy, energy and everyday life, energy use and building design, the cultural dynamics of new renewable energy technologies, environmental communication, science and innovation policy.

Current Research Projects

Climate knowledge on the road. Scientific knowledge, transdiciplinarity and the performance of expertise.

Preparing for a rainy day: Configuring climate science for future society

Strategies for commercialisation and market development of new renewableenergy-technology

Building markets, shaping policy? The role of economics in energy policy and energy use.

Professionalism and pragmatism? The management of environmental knowledge and interdisciplinarity in consulting companies

ECar, A strategy for electrification of road transport in Norway


Previous research projects

Coping with the threat of climate change: technological strategies and cultural

Aesthetics versus energy efficiency. The role of architects in the building designing process


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Scientific, academic and artistic work

A selection of recent journal publications, artistic productions, books, including book and report excerpts. See all publications in the database

Journal publications


  • Andresen, Inger; Kleiven, Tommy; Ryghaug, Marianne; Malvik, Bjarne. (2007) Smarte energieffektive bygninger. Tapir Akademisk Forlag. 2007. ISBN 978-82-519-2237-1.
  • Aschehoug, Øyvind; Sørensen, Knut Holtan; Hestnes, Anne Grete; Novakovic, Vojislav; Matusiak, Barbara; Ryghaug, Marianne; Aune, Margrethe; Berker, Thomas; Stene, Jørn; Bye, Robert. (2007) Smarte energieffektive bygninger. Tapir Akademisk Forlag. 2007. ISBN 978-82-519-2237-1.
  • Ryghaug, Marianne; Jenssen, Anders Todal. (1999) Den store styrkeprøven. Om EU-avstemningen i norsk politikk. 1999. ISBN 82-519-1527-9.

Part of book/report

  • Karlstrøm, Henrik; Ryghaug, Marianne; Sørensen, Knut Holtan. (2013) Towards a new national policy for promoting energy efficiency in Norway. Rethink, renew, restart. ECEEE Summer Study Proceedings.
  • Skjølsvold, Tomas Moe; Ryghaug, Marianne; Dugstad, Jon. (2013) Building on Norway's Energy Goldmine: Policies for Expertise, Export, and Market Efficiencies. Renewable Energy Governance: Complexities and Challenges.
  • Ryghaug, Marianne; Næss, Robert. (2012) Climate Change Politics and Everyday Life. Climate Change Politics. Communication and Public Engagement.
  • Aune, Margrethe; Ryghaug, Marianne; Godbolt, Åsne Lund. (2011) Comfort, consciousness and costs – transitions in Norwegian energy culture 1991-2010. Energy efficiency first: The foundation of a low-carbon society. ECEEE 2011 Summer Study Proceedings.

Postal address

Department of Interdisciplinary Studies of Culture Norwegian University of Science and Technology 7491 Trondheim Norway