Electricity Pricing for Conservation and Load Shifting

R. Orans*, Chi-Keung WOO, B. Horii, M. Chait, A. DeBenedictis

*Corresponding author for this work

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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.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)7-14
    Number of pages8
    JournalElectricity Journal
    Issue number3
    Publication statusPublished - Apr 2010

    Scopus Subject Areas

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


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