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DTE Energy Smart currents Dynamic Peak Pricing Pilot Consumer Behavior Study - Interim

January 2014
DTE Energy
Consumer Behavior Study, CBS, SGIG, Smart Grid Investment Grant, Demand Response, time-of-use rate, critical peak pricing, in-home display, programmable communicating thermostat, Detroit Edison

Detroit Edison designed a consumer behavior study (CBS) to learn the best ways to induce residential consumer energy efficiency and demand response behaviors while providing opportunities for customers to save on their energy bills with the help of dynamic peak pricing, enabling technologies, and customer education. This interim report describes the program background, overview, design, implementation, and analysis methodology, and provides preliminary results based on the data collected during the first two event days.