Research & Collaboration






  • Internet of Things Ecosystems (Vinnova), 2015 – 2017.
  • Strategic innovation agenda for smart sustainable cities (Swedish Energy Agency, Vinnova), 2013 – 2015.
  • ReNERGY (Swedish Institute)
  • ThinkTank for ENERGY (Swedish Institute)
  • HETES (EU Tempus IV)
  • Smart city marketplace (Vinnova)
  • SRS follow-up model
  • REGENLAW (EU Tempus IV)
  • SDTRAIN (EU Tempus IV)
  • IEMAST (EU Tempus IV)
  • The Active House in the Sustainable City (Vinnova), 2012 – 2013
  • ERA IHM (EU FP7)
  • CREDO (EU Tempus IV)
  • CLUE – Climate Neutral Urban Districts in Europe
  • ENEF – Central Baltic Cooperation in Energy Efficiency and Feasibility in Urban Planning



Pereverza, K. 2019. Steering sustainability transitions? Modular participatory backcasting for strategic planning in the heating and cooling sector. (Doctoral dissertation, KTH Royal Institute of Technology).

Bögel, P., Pereverza, K., Upham, P. and Kordas, O., 2019. Linking socio-technical transition studies and organisational change management: Steps towards an integrative, multi-scale heuristic. Journal of Cleaner Production, 232, pp.359-368.

Pereverza, K., Pasichnyi, O., Kordas, O., 2019. Modular participatory backcasting: A unifying framework for strategic planning in the heating sector. Energy Policy 124, pp. 123–134. 



Antikainen, R., Lazarevic, D., Seppälä, J. 2018. Circular economy: Origins and Future Orientations. in Lehmann, H. Factor X . Challenges, Implementation Strategies and Examples for a Sustainable Use of Natural Resources. Springer.

Kangas, H-L., Lazarevic, D., Kivimaa, P. 2018. Technical skills, disinterest and non-functional regulation: Barriers to building energy efficiency in Finland viewed by energy service companies. Energy Policy. 114C: 63-76.



Kivimaa, P., Kangas, H-L., Lazarevic, D. 2017. Client-oriented evaluation of ‘creative destruction’ in policy mixes: Finnish policies on building energy efficiency transition. Energy Research and Social Science. 33: 115-127.

Lazarevic, D. and Valve, H. 2017. Narrating expectations for the circular economy: towards a common and contested European transition. Energy Research and Social Science. 31: 60-69.

Nilsson, A., Lazarevic, D., Kordas, O., Brandt, N., 2017. Influencing Household Energy Consumption: The Active House in Stockholm Royal Seaport. Book of Proceedings of the International Workshop “Advances in Energy Studies”, Naples, Italy, September 25-28, 2017.

Pereverza, K., Pasichnyi, O., Lazarevic, D., Kordas, O., 2017. Strategic planning for sustainable heating in cities: a morphological method for scenario development and selection. Applied Energy 186(2).



AlSkaif, T., Guerrero Zapata, M., Bellalta, B., Nilsson, A., 2016. A Distributed Power Sharing Framework Among Households in Microgrids: A Repeated Game Approach. Computing, July 2016.

Franzese, P.P., Lazarevic, D., Reddy, S. 2016. Energy and Urban Systems. Journal of Environmental Accounting and Management. 4(2): 101-103.

Lazarevic, D. 2016. The legitimacy of life cycle assessment in the waste management sector. The International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment.

Lazarevic, D. and Martin, M. 2016. Life cycle assessments, carbon footprints and carbon visions: Analysing environmental systems analyses of transportation biofuels in Sweden. Journal of Cleaner Production. 137: 249-257.

Nilsson, A., Brandt, N., 2016. Proposing an Hourly Dynamic Wind Signal as an Environmental Incentive for Demand Response. Advances and New Trends in Environmental Informatics.

Zivkovic, M., Pereverza, K., Pasichnyi, O., Madzarevic, A., Ivezic, D., Kordas, O., 2016. Exploring scenarios for more sustainable heating: the case of Niš, Serbia. Energy 115(3). –



Buclet, N. and Lazarevic, D. 2015. Principles for sustainability: the need to shift to a sustainable conventional regime. Environment, Development and Sustainability. 17(1):83-100.

Kordas, O., Pereverza, K., Pasichnyi, O., Nikiforovich, E. 2015. Developing skills for sustainability change agents with a participatory backcasting teaching toolbox. Proceedings of the 7th Conference on Engineering Education for Sustainable Development, Vancouver, June 9-12, 2015.

Nilsson, A., Stoll, P., Brandt, N., 2015. Assessing the impact of real-time price visualization on residential electricity consumption, costs, and carbon emissions. Journal of Resources, Conservation & Recycling.

Pereverza, K., Pasichnyi, O., Lazarevic, D., Kordas, O. 2015. Developing urban energy scenarios – morphological analysis in the participatory backcasting framework. Proceedings of the 8th Biennial International Workshop on Advances in Energy Studies, Stockholm, May 4-7, 2015.

Shahrokni, H., Årman, L., Lazarevic, D., Nilsson A., Brandt, N. 2015. Implementing Smart Urban Metabolism in the Stockholm Royal Seaport: Smart City SRS. Journal of Industrial Ecology (2015).

Shahrokni, H., Lazarevic, D., Brandt, N. 2015. Smart Urban Metabolism: Towards a Real-Time Understanding of the Energy and Material Flows of a City and Its Citizens. Journal of Urban Technology 22.1 (2015): 65-86.

Zivkovic, M., Pereverza, K., Pasichnyi, O. Madzarevic, A., Ivezic, D., Kordas, O., 2015. Exploring solutions for more sustainable heating in Niš, Serbia. Proceedings of the 10th Conference on Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems, Croatia, September 27-October 03, 2015.



Mulder, K., Ferrer-Balas, D., Segalas-Coral, J., Kordas, O., Nikiforovich, E., Pereverza, K. 2014. Motivating Students and Lecturers for Education in Sustainable Development. International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education 16, 3pp.

Laurenti, R., Lazarevic, D., Poulikidou, S., Montrucchio, V., Bistagnino, L., Frostell, B. 2014. Group Model-Building to identify potential sources of environmental impacts outside the scope of LCA studies. Journal of Cleaner Production. 72(1 June): 96-109.

Shahrokni, H., Levihn, F., Brandt, N. 2014. Big meter data analysis of the energy efficiency potential in Stockholm’s building stock. Energy and Buildings 78 (2014): 153-164.

Shahrokni, H., van der Heijde, B., Lazarevic, D., Brandt, N. 2014. Big Data GIS Analytics Towards Efficient Waste Management in Stockholm. Proceedings of the 2014 conference ICT for Sustainability. 2014.