publication . Article . Other literature type . 2019

Transition to peak-load-based tariffs can be disruptive for different groups of consumers

Azarova, Valeriya; Engel, Dominik; Ferner, Cornelia; Kollmann, Andrea; Reichl, Johannes;
Open Access
  • Published: 11 Oct 2019 Journal: Nature Energy, volume 4, pages 829-830 (eissn: 2058-7546, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Springer Science and Business Media LLC
New network tariffs designed to recover grid operating costs can introduce up to a 500% increase in charges for some households. A transition from volumetric to peak-load-based tariffs will require targeted policy measures such as clear price signals, information about household electricity consumption and temporary compensation or mitigation mechanisms.
ACM Computing Classification System: ComputerApplications_COMPUTERSINOTHERSYSTEMS
free text keywords: demand response, network tariffs, dynamic tariffs, energy policy, Peak load, Business, Mains electricity, Environmental economics, Grid
Funded by
Personal Energy Administration Kiosk application: an ICT-ecosystem for Energy Savings through Behavioural Change, Flexible Tariffs and Fun
  • Funder: European Commission (EC)
  • Project Code: 695945
  • Funding stream: H2020 | RIA
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