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Publikācija: Development of Methodology for the Assessment of Changes in Household Electricity Consumption and Calculation of CO2 Emissions

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Title in original language Development of Methodology for the Assessment of Changes in Household Electricity Consumption and Calculation of CO2 Emissions
Field of research 2. Engineering and technology
Sub-field of research 2.7 Environmental engineering and energetics
Authors Ilze Laicāne
Andra Blumberga
Marika Rošā
Dagnija Blumberga
Uldis Bariss
Keywords Smart metering, electricity consumption, household, energy efficiency, CO2 emissions, data normalization, assessment of changes in household electricity consumption
Abstract This study outlines a methodology for assessing changes in household electricity consumption and CO2 emissions. The method is proposed to analyze large data sets of residential electricity consumption in the case study of the first smart metering pilot project in Latvia. The goal of the project is to achieve a reduction of electricity consumption in households by 10%. In order to do so project aims to increase household user’s awareness of smart technologies, as well as to promote households’ involvement in energy efficiency measures. The proposed methodology is based on several steps, including: 1) baseline situation analysis; 2) normalization of electricity consumption data; 3) identification of the factors affecting household electricity consumption; 4) an empirical analysis of households’ electricity consumption using regression analysis; 5) assessment of changes in electricity consumption at the end of evaluation period and 6) calculation of CO2 emissions. Finally, the first results of the smart metering pilot project in 9-month period has been presented. The recommendations for policy development on promoting smart metering has been raised at the end of this Paper.
DOI: 10.1504/IJGW.2015.071582
Reference Burmistre, I., Blumberga, A., Rošā, M., Blumberga, D., Bariss, U. Development of Methodology for the Assessment of Changes in Household Electricity Consumption and Calculation of CO2 Emissions. International Journal of Global Warming, 2015, Vol.8, No.1, pp.114-131. ISSN 1758-2083. e-ISSN 1758-2091. Available from: doi:10.1504/IJGW.2015.071582
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