Does Extending Daylight Saving Time Save Energy ? Evidence from an Australian Experiment

  title={Does Extending Daylight Saving Time Save Energy ? Evidence from an Australian Experiment},
  author={Ryan P. Kellogg and Hendrik L. Wolff},
Does Extending Daylight Saving Time Save Energy? Evidence from an Australian Experiment Several countries are considering extending Daylight Saving Time (DST) in order to conserve energy, and the U.S. will extend DST by one month beginning in 2007. However, projections that these extensions will reduce electricity consumption rely on extrapolations and simulations rather than empirical evidence. This paper, in contrast, examines a quasiexperiment in which parts of Australia extended DST in 2000… CONTINUE READING

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