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DTE Energy Smartcurrents Dynamic Peak Pricing Pilot Consumer Behavior Study

DTE Energy Smartcurrents Dynamic Peak Pricing Pilot Consumer Behavior Study

Publication Date: January 2014
Publishing Organization: DTE Energy
Format: PDF
Keywords:

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

Summary:

Detroit Edison designed a consumer behavior study (CBS) to 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.