Are residential customers price-responsive to an inclining block rate? Evidence from British Columbia

Michael LI, Ren ORANS, Jenya KAHN-LANG, Chi Keung WOO

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Abstract

Are residential customers price-responsive to an inclining block rate? Using BC Hydro's bimonthly billing data, the authors document statistically significant price elasticity estimates to provide BC Hydro with the support for using a residential inclining block rate (RIB) as a tool for energy conservation. Copyright © 2013 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)85-92
JournalElectricity Journal
Volume27
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2014

Citation

Li, M., Orans, R., Kahn-Lang, J., & Woo, C. K. (2014). Are residential customers price-responsive to an inclining block rate? Evidence from British Columbia. The Electricity Journal, 27(1), 85-92. doi: 10.1016/j.tej.2013.12.009

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