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IS-2010-168: The Impact of Dynamic Pricing on Low Income Customers

This report from the Institute for Energy Efficiency of the Edison Foundation examines the expected impact of time-varying electric rates on low-income residential customers.  The finding, based on utility trials, show that these customers can save money on time-of-use tariffs since their consumption tends to be flat over time.  They will save more if they actively shift energy-consuming applications to off-peak times.  Results from eight trials are presented.



























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