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ELECTRICITY NETWORK TARIFFS

Network charges in a low CO2 world

New and emerging energy consumption patterns driven by the rise of prosumers may lead to under-recovery of network costs under current network charges, so new tariffs are being sought. A study using detailed household consumption data now illustrates the potentially disproportionate impact of different tariffs on household budgets.

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  1. Department of Economics, Management and Business Law, Bari University, Bari, Italy

    • Alessandro Rubino

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