Peak residential electricity demand and social practices: Deriving flexibility and greenhouse gas intensities from time use and locational data

@article{Torriti2015PeakRE,
  title={Peak residential electricity demand and social practices: Deriving flexibility and greenhouse gas intensities from time use and locational data},
  author={Jacopo Torriti and Richard C. Hanna and Ben Anderson and Godwin Yeboah and Angela Druckman},
  journal={Indoor and Built Environment},
  year={2015},
  volume={24},
  pages={891 - 912}
}
Peak residential electricity demand takes place when people conduct simultaneous activities at specific times of the day. Social practices generate patterns of demand and can help understand why, where, with whom and when energy services are used at peak time. The aim of this work is to make use of recent UK time use and locational data to better understand: (i) how a set of component indices on synchronisation, variation, sharing and mobility indicate flexibility to shift demand; and (ii) the… Expand
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