By Isamu Matsukawa
This ebook offers an in-depth empirical research of buyer reaction to substitute rules for power conservation. Its major concentration is on leading edge coverage tools that experience attracted expanding cognizance from lecturers and effort conservation practitioners alike: severe top pricing, conservation requests, in-home screens, and residential power reviews. The booklet investigates the consequences of those coverage tools on residential call for for electrical energy. the knowledge is drawn from a chain of randomized box experiments for the years 2012–2013 in Japan, the place critical issues approximately energy shortages have emerged within the wake of the nuclear catastrophe in Fukushima. by way of employing econometric ideas to the quantitative research of residential energy intake, the publication demonstrates how shoppers reply to cutting edge tools for power conservation. It additionally bargains new views on how those tools can be utilized extra successfully and explores the potential of their useful implementation. This hugely informative booklet is key interpreting for strength experts in either educational contexts.
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Additional resources for Consumer Energy Conservation Behavior After Fukushima: Evidence from Field Experiments
J Int Econ 17:239–263 Wolak F (2011) Do residential customers respond to hourly prices? Evidence from a dynamic pricing experiment. Am Econ Rev Pap Proc 101(3):83–87 Wooldridge J (2002) Econometric analysis of cross section and panel data, The MIT Press, Cambridge Chapter 4 Effects of In-home Displays on Residential Electricity Consumption Abstract This chapter investigates how acquiring information from in-home displays (IHDs) affects electricity usage through attention and learning, using the experimental data on the frequency of consumers’ use of IHDs in summer 2012 and winter 2012/2013.
M. the day before each critical peak day by e-mail, which they access on their cellular phones and personal computers. The notice of the request was also displayed on the tablets. Before the third and last experiments, this group received HERs. In the third and last experiments, the group did not receive CRs. 3 Sample Construction and Randomization Tests To solicit household participation in the experiment, the Keihanna Eco-City Promotion Council sent a letter to all households in Kyotanabe City, Kizugawa City, and Seika Town, located in the south of Kyoto, Japan, in January 2012.
In addition, according to the Council’s survey on households’ demographic and housing characteristics, and appliance holding before commencing the ﬁrst experiment, there was little difference in household size, income, number of room air conditioners, floor space, and age of home across the groups. 5, a survey on the Kansai region [population approximately 21 million as of October 1, 2014 (JSB 2016)] indicates that the participating households lived with more members than the average household, and were more likely to live in a relatively new detached house that was spacious and equipped with a larger number of air conditioners.