Building public confidence in energy planning: a multimethod MCDM approach to demand management at BC Gas

  title={Building public confidence in energy planning: a multimethod MCDM approach to demand management at BC Gas},
  author={Benjamin F. Hobbs and Graham T. F. Horn},
Energy supply and demand-side resource selection processes often must involve stakeholders, with the purposes of informing them of technical options and tradeoffs, and asking them for value judgments. Multicriteria decision making (MCDM) methods are one mans of quantifying stakeholder judgments, but the way in which such methods are usually applied can cause stakeholders to feel manipulated by a "blackbox ,, methodology. This paper discusses the application of an innovative approach… CONTINUE READING
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