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Dynamic Electricity Pricing

For most things people purchase – like toothpaste, books, and televisions – prices don’t change over the course of the day:  Consumers pay the same price regardless of whether they buy it at 8am, 2pm or 10pm.  Residential households in … Continue reading

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Cooling China And Then Some.

Since my dissertation writing days I have been interested in forecasts of China’s greenhouse gas emissions. I am clearly not the only person interested in this topic, yet we environmental/energy economists have something to contribute on top of the excellent … Continue reading

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Air Conditioning and Energy Demand in India

The massive electricity outage in India several weeks ago reminded me of a striking graph I saw recently. I have a soft spot in my heart for graphs. A picture is worth a thousand words, or a thousand data points, … Continue reading

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