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Welcome to LightSwitch

Knowledge transfer for a Sustainable World

Knowledge transfer




LightSwitch is an independent consultancy dedicated to facilitating and accelerating international knowledge transfer in the fields of renewable energy, energy efficiency and strategic sustainability.

Our objective is to promote wider deployment of proven and workable solutions to serious sustainability challenges.

Our main focus is to catalyze and facilitate interactive knowledge transfer projects between stakeholders in the public sector, business and the research community.

We create and support constructive knowledge sharing and capacity building partnerships between organizations with the objective of accelerating the societal transition towards sustainability.

We have the ambition to spread our philosophy around the importance of active knowledge transfer and capacity building to solve the urgent sustainability challenges that are facing our world.

Through our work we spread imbedded knowledge and experience from good practice examples to new contexts.



Webinar on knowledge transfer within ISGAN

Welcome to join a webinar hosted by the ISGAN Academy (on the Leonardo Energy platform) on the 18th of March at 14.00 CET,  focusing on ISGAN's three successful knowledge transfer projects (KTPs). LightSwitch, with delivery partners National Renewable Energy Laboratory and Swedish Energy Institute, will be talking about the approach and the experiences thus far, including comments from India, Mexico and the Netherlands. Hope to "meet" you there!


Knowledge sharing for One Planet Cities underway!

On March 21st, the first of three interactive knowledge sharing webinar on sustainable urban mobility will take place. LightSwitch has the great privilege to assist WWF and it's sustainable cities team with delivering an online pilot for knowledge sharing between cities in the One Planet City Challenge community of about 400 cities world wide. The webinar will include insights from work on creating walking and biking-friendly cities featuring Santiago/Chile, Johannesburg/South Africa and Pune/India. We can't wait!


Malmö/Copenhagen = the centre of the energy world 21-25 May 2018

The Clean Energy Ministerial 2018 will be hosted by the Nordic countries jointly. In conjunction with this huge event, the Nordic Clean Energy Week, featuring a multitude of energy and sustainability-related events will take place in Malmö and Copenhagen. LightSwitch is proud to be project managing the Smart Grid Arena on 22 May on behalf of Swedish Smartgrid, and will also be responsible for designing the interactive elements of a high-level event on market design, jointly organised by the International Smart Grid Action Network ISGAN and Swedish Smartgrid. Busy days!


International knowledge transfer services in the areas of renewable energy, energy efficiency and strategic sustainability.

LightSwitch enables fact-based, pragmatic and structured processes for organisations with
a genuine wish to tap into the knowledge and experience of others as a lever for innovation, organisational development and efficiency.

Training courses for organizations that believe in the potential of active knowledge transfer.

We would like to see more organizations adopting and practicing the philosophy of active knowledge transfer.

Therefore we design and deliver tailor-made training courses and related material to enable more organizations to run their own capacity building projects.

Advisory and auxiliary consulting services related to strategic sustainability, renewable energy and energy efficiency.

We carry out e.g. feasibility studies, market analyses and evaluations, workshop facilitation and conference moderation.

We are openminded and always happy to consider participation in projects that lead in the direction of sustainability.


Helena Lindquist
Company Director & Founder
+46 (0)73 970 97 97

Office & visiting address:

KTH / Royal Institute of Technology
Valhallavägen 79
SE-11428 Stockholm