KWh effects of residential optional dynamic pricing: Winter evidence from British Columbia, Canada

Chi Keung Woo, Jay Zarnikau, Raymond Li, Alice Shiu

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Using a large sample of customer-day observations from BC Hydro's residential optional dynamic pricing pilot for the winter-peaking city of Campbell River in British Columbia, Canada, we estimate a system of two electricity demand regressions for daily peak and off-peak periods during November 2007 to February 2008. Our findings support using automatic load control-enhanced dynamic pricing to shave a smart electric grid's system peak demand and improve the grid's capacity utilization.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)44-47
Number of pages4
JournalElectricity Journal
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - 1 Nov 2016


  • Automatic load control
  • British columbia
  • Dynamic pricing
  • Residential electricity demand

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Business and International Management
  • Energy (miscellaneous)
  • Management of Technology and Innovation
  • Law

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