An attempt to improve the forecasting ability of growth functions: The Greek electric system

  title={An attempt to improve the forecasting ability of growth functions: The Greek electric system},
  author={C. Skiadas and L. Papayannakis and A. Mourelatos},
  journal={Technological Forecasting and Social Change},
Abstract The use of growth functions to forecast the parameters of large-scale systems is discussed, and the application of realted growth models to the Greek electric energy system is undertaken. The possibility of correlating the saturation level of the Greek electricity demand to some socioeconomic variables such as the gross domestic product, investments, and relative electric price is examined. Using these correlations, the forecasting ability of the logistic function is found to be… Expand
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  • C. Skiadas
  • Engineering
  • IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management
  • 1987
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