Demand-side view of electricity markets

  title={Demand-side view of electricity markets},
  author={Daniel S. Kirschen},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Power Systems},
  • D. Kirschen
  • Published 13 May 2003
  • Engineering
  • IEEE Transactions on Power Systems
This tutorial paper discusses some aspects of electricity markets from the perspective of the demand-side. It argues that increasing the short-run price elasticity of the demand for electrical energy would improve the operation of these markets. It shows, however, that enhancing this elasticity is not an easy task. The tools that consumers and retailers of electrical energy need to participate more actively and effectively in electricity markets are discussed. The paper also describes how… 

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