Personal profile

Personal profile

During her career Tineke van der Schoor has held several positions in the field of sustainability. As a delegation member she has represented the Dutch NGO’s at the UNCED Conference on Environment and Development in Rio de Janeiro. She also organised many debates and conferences on sustainable development for the NCDO. Tineke has been involved in politics, acting as a municipal executive on Housing, Spatial Planning and Environment for the municipality of Winsum.

At the Research Center for Built Environment NoorderRuimte she does research into energy in the built environment. On the one hand she focuses on local energy initiatives, i.e. local citizens wanting to realise the energy transition bottomup in their own living area. Her second theme is energy efficiency in monumental buildings: how can we reconciliate historical qualities and the need for comfort and energy economy?

Results of her research have been published in scientific journals, moreover Tineke has contributed to several conferences in the past years.

Research interests

Energy transition, sustainable monuments, qualitative analysis


  • H Social Sciences (General)
  • Energy
  • Built Environment
  • Science and Technology Studies

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Projects 2011 2020

NoM: Op naar beter, Nul op de Meter!

van der Schoor, T.


Project: Research


van der Schoor, T.


Project: Research

Ruimte voor Nieuwe Energie

van der Schoor, T., Oostra, M., Bernardt, C., van der Blonk, H., Boschma, B., Lugies, J. & van Spyk, A.


Project: Research

Research Output 2011 2018

Lokale energie op de agenda

van der Schoor, T. & Scholtens, B. 8 Jan 2018 In : Economisch statistische berichten. 103, 1, p. 34-37 4757

Research output: Scientific - peer-reviewArticle

Community energy: complex and vulnerable

van der Schoor, T., Bernardt, C., van Spyk, A. & Lugies, J. 15 Jun 2017

Research output: ScientificAbstract


Challenging obduracy: how local communities transform the energy system

van der Schoor, T., van Lente, H., Scholtens, B. & Peine, A. Mar 2016 In : Energy research and social science. 13, p. 94-105

Research output: Scientific - peer-reviewArticle

Community Energy: a critical review of the literature

van der Schoor, T. & Scholtens, B. 29 Feb 2016 21 p.

Research output: Other research outputPaper



GasTerra Transitie Jaarprijs : Duurzame dorpen

Tineke van der Schoor (Recipient), 8 Jun 2011

Prize: National/international honour

Activities 2009 2018

  • 15 Participation in conference
  • 4 Oral presentation
  • 2 Participation in workshop, seminar, course

Local energy initiatives in the Netherlands

van der Schoor, T. (Speaker)
18 Jan 2018

Activity: Oral presentation

Schrijven in de praktijk

van der Schoor, T. (Speaker)
19 Jan 2018

Activity: Oral presentation

NIG Annual Work Conference

van der Schoor, T. (Speaker), Bert Scholtens (Speaker)
9 Nov 201710 Nov 2017

Activity: Participation in conference