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.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)85-92
Number of pages8
JournalElectricity Journal
Volume27
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2014

Scopus Subject Areas

  • Business and International Management
  • Energy (miscellaneous)
  • Management of Technology and Innovation

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