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U.S. Department of Energy’s Approach for Conducting Consumer Behavior Studies wi

U.S. Department of Energy’s Approach for Conducting Consumer Behavior Studies within the Smart Grid Investment Grant Program

Publication Date: October 2011
Publishing Organization: U.S. Department of Energy
Format: PDF
Keywords:

Advanced Metering Infrastructure,SGIG,Consumer Behavior Study,AMI,Smart Grid Investment Grant,DOE,variable electricity prices,time-based rate programs

Summary:

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Smart Grid Investment Grant (SGIG) program is working with a subset of SGIG award recipients to examine the response of consumers to variable electricity prices (referred to as time-based rate programs) in conjunction with the deployment of advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) and associated technologies.