dr hab. Maciej M. Sokołowski PhD, DSc

A strong message about energy Energy - economy - law A strong message about law A strong message about economy Achieving energy efficiency efficiently Energy Policy - Poland - Europe - World
Aktualności Zdjęcie Maciej Sokołowski

"Energy security is one of those concepts, which everyone seems to know. The problem starts when the lights go out"

"The idea of civic energy sector and energy cooperatives seems to be an answer that responds to the social and financial problems encountered in the development of local energy industry"

"Modern economy and energy require an approach that is open to the discourse and participation of different actors at all levels of decision-making"

"Monopolisation does not serve the state, economy or citizens. Monopolisation serves monopolies"

"My day-watchman state is the centre ground occupying a place between interventionism and laissez-faire"

"I'm fascinated by watching how much we owe to electricity. How much we owe to Tesla, Edison and many other precursors of its use"

"The problem of long-term planning in economy is that it is long-term. Its creators do not think about implementation - the contractors bear in mind the planning process"


I was invited by the Delegation of the EU in Japan to participate in a climate science event on 18 April 2023 in Europa House. I had the opportunity to present specifics of “My Electricity” program in Poland, which aims to promote renewable energy sources and develop prosumerism.

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"Artificial intelligence and robotics on the frontlines of the pandemic response: the regulatory models for technology adoption and the development of resilient organisations in smart cities", my new paper co-written with C. Lauri and F. Shimpo, was recently published in Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Humanized Computing.

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"Successful policies for a just energy transition: three solutions from Poland’s residential energy sector", a paper I recently co-authored, was published in Oxford Energy Forum.

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Prime Minister's Research Award

Created at 16 / 12 / 2022

I received the Prime Minister of Poland's Research Award for my book "European Law on Combined Heat and Power" which was qualified as one of the "highly rated scientific achievements constituting the basis for conferring the degree of doctor habilitated."

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My newest book Energy Transition of the Electricity Sectors in the European Union and Japan: Regulatory Models and Legislative Solutions (Palgrave Macmillan, 2022) is now available.

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