Join us

Do you like games and challenges?
Are you curious about your own environmental impact, or that of your city?
Do you want to be involved in designing a sustainable energy future?
Are you an energy guru or newbie? Join us- we need both!

Join our co-creation process and support us in designing a smart phone app to show your energy use at home and the accompanying energy savings challenges that help you and your city to save energy! Stadtwerk Winterthur, TBW and EKS have teamed up with the ZHAW in Winterthur as part of a research project funded by the Swiss Federal Office of Energy and now we need you.

Why take part?

  • Be involved in a creative design process as a local “expert” community member with researchers
  • Take a look behind the curtain of how an app is developed
  • Make a difference on energy-related environmental issues
  • Have a chance to win a prize from your utility

What does the co-creation process involve?

  • Joining 3-4 mini-workshops, max. 2 hours on weekday evenings (in-person or online to be determined depending on the situation) between January and June 2021. All workshops will be led by creative facilitators from our project team.
  • Joining a group of 10-20 people from your city in a co-creation process to develop, test and optimize an energy savings app and challenge

Who should join?

  • Citizens of (city) over 18 years of age and committed to taking part in the entire co-creation process
  • Comfort in using smart phone apps is helpful but not a prerequisite

Where will it take place?

  • Exact location still to be determined, particularly with respect to COVID19 requirements, however for in-person meetings an inspiring and central location in your city will be chosen
  • Online workshops will take place over an online video conferencing tool, such as zoom. Support will be provided in advance.

How can I join?

  • Register through our website at www.socialpower.ch
  • Space is limited, so please apply early!

Questions or feedback?
Please don’t hesitate to contact us: Leticia Müller, socialpowerplus@zhaw.ch or +41 58 934 72 91