Electricity pricing for conservation and load shifting

Ren ORANS, Chi Keung WOO, Brian HORII, Michele CHAIT, Andrew DEBENEDICTIS

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The electricity industry is facing the challenge of increasing costs of reliably meeting demand growth and fully complying with legislative renewable portfolio standards and greenhouse gas reduction targets. However, an electric utility's existing tariffs often don't have rates that increase with consumption volume or vary by time of use, thus not fully exploiting the potential benefits from customer conservation and load shifting. Copyright © 2010 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)7-14
JournalElectricity Journal
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2010


Orans, R., Woo, C. K., Horii, B., Chait, M., & DeBenedictis, A. (2010). Electricity pricing for conservation and load shifting. The Electricity Journal, 23(3), 7-14. doi: 10.1016/j.tej.2010.03.003


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