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By Isamu Matsukawa

ISBN-10: 981101096X

ISBN-13: 9789811010965

ISBN-10: 9811010978

ISBN-13: 9789811010972

This e-book provides an in-depth empirical research of buyer reaction to replacement regulations for strength conservation. Its major concentration is on leading edge coverage tools that experience attracted expanding consciousness from lecturers and effort conservation practitioners alike: serious height pricing, conservation requests, in-home screens, and residential strength stories. The e-book investigates the results of those coverage tools on residential call for for electrical energy. the knowledge is drawn from a sequence of randomized box experiments for the years 2012–2013 in Japan, the place critical matters approximately energy shortages have emerged within the wake of the nuclear catastrophe in Fukushima. via using econometric strategies to the quantitative research of residential energy intake, the publication demonstrates how shoppers reply to cutting edge tools for power conservation. It additionally deals new views on how those tools can be utilized extra successfully and explores the potential of their sensible implementation. This hugely informative booklet is key studying for power experts in either educational contexts.

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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 the letter, the Council asked these households whether they had any interest in the experiment, any access to the Internet, and owned an on-site generation facility, such as a rooftop photovoltaic. 2 %) replied showing a willingness to participate in the experiment.

In all experiments, a statistically significant difference in electricity consumption was not found between the CR and control groups. 1 Estimation Results LA/AIDS Model The subsequent analysis assumes that the residential demand for electricity is conditional on households’ ownership of energy appliances. Without further consideration to the issue of ownership (Matsukawa and Ito 1998), it focuses on modeling the time-of-day demand for electricity conditional on durable ownership, since each experiment lasted for a couple of months, which is relatively a short time period.

They were also lower than the effects of public appeals to conserve energy in California. Apart from a difference in demand modeling, data, and experimental sites between this chapter and the previous studies, a possible reason for a relatively large impact of CPP in this chapter is households’ behavior of saving electricity during peak hours, such as reducing the usage of room air conditioners and refrigerators during the experiments. Another possible reason is households’ attitude concerning the secure supply of electricity after the nuclear disaster in Fukushima, which prompted households to be more active in saving electricity.

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