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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