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Does disaggregated electricity feedback reduce domestic electricity consumption? A systematic review of the literature [article]

Jack Kelly, William Knottenbelt
2016 arXiv   pre-print
Disaggregated electricity feedback may help a motivated sub-group of the population to save more energy but fine-grained disaggregation may not be necessary to achieve these energy savings.  ...  We examine 12 studies on the efficacy of disaggregated energy feedback. The average electricity reduction across these studies is 4.5%.  ...  An introduction to systematic reviews This paper is, to the best of our knowledge, the first systematic review on the effectiveness of domestic, disaggregated electricity feedback.  ... 
arXiv:1605.00962v2 fatcat:zrmpopu2lnchxfjxmntkfjnhme

Does data visualization affect users' understanding of electricity consumption?

Melanie R. Herrmann, Duncan P. Brumby, Tadj Oreszczyn, Xavier M. P. Gilbert
2017 Building Research & Information  
These findings suggest that the type of data visualization affects users' understanding of domestic electricity consumption.  ...  The visualization of disaggregated energy feedback at the appliance level should be considered for future generations of technology.  ...  The authors are grateful for the valuable comments made by the four anonymous reviewers and the editor. Disclosure statement No potential conflict of interest was reported by the authors.  ... 
doi:10.1080/09613218.2017.1356164 fatcat:j2luo566wbfvvphfyakxmwz6nq

Innovation spaces as enablers of the circular economy within territories: a systematic literature review [article]

Fedoua Kasmi, Brunelle Marche, Laurent Dupont, Ferney Osorio
2020 Zenodo  
The transition to a circular economy requires new forms of eco-innovation to overcome these obstacles. Eco-innovations integrate all types of innovation aimed at reducing environmental risks.  ...  The circular economy principles contrast with the linear model of production and consumption based on the " take-make-use-dispose" logic.  ...  The authors belong to the Galician Competitive Research Group GRC2013-032 and to the CRETUS Strategic Partnership (ED431E2018/01), co-funded by Xunta de Galicia and FEDER (EU).  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.4725594 fatcat:kgiq57iz2vgfpgg23a6nt4mqwm

Making it Obvious: Designing Feedback into Energy Consumption [chapter]

Sarah Darby
2001 Energy Efficiency in Household Appliances and Lighting  
The paper reviews the literature on the effectiveness of three types of feedback to domestic consumers: direct feedback in the home, indirect feedback via billing and 'inadvertent' feedback (a by-product  ...  The process of giving feedback on consumption motivates consumers to save energy through reduced waste, yet the body of evidence testifying to this is rarely acted upon in any systematic way.  ...  about reduced consumption of the order of 10%.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-56531-1_73 fatcat:oxz4arifwjgz3lyhfyam2qpzzy

ICT entertainment appliances' impact on domestic electricity consumption

Mary Pothitou, Richard F. Hanna, Konstantinos J. Chalvatzis
2017 Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews  
Increased electricity consumption and environmental impacts of Information Communication Technology (ICT) have been subjects of research since the 1990s.  ...  ICT accounts for almost 15% of global domestic electricity use, including waste energy from devices left on standby which is estimated in the EU-27 to contribute 6% of residential energy demand.  ...  Feedback systems based on ICT devices such as smart meters have most potential to be effective in reducing energy use where information is accessible and appealing to householders and provided at a disaggregated  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.rser.2016.11.100 fatcat:iv6b46vzmjfdfdvrzof7daemnu

Understanding domestic energy consumption through interactive visualisation

Enrico Costanza, Sarvapali D. Ramchurn, Nicholas R. Jennings
2012 Proceedings of the 2012 ACM Conference on Ubiquitous Computing - UbiComp '12  
electricity consumption data, and therefore make sense of their past energy usage and understand when, how, and to what end, some amount of energy was used.  ...  To this end, we present the design, implementation, and evaluation of FigureEnergy, a novel interactive visualisation that allows users to annotate and manipulate a graphical representation of their own  ...  Pantidi, Mike Hazas and the anonymous reviewers for the insightful comments.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2370216.2370251 dblp:conf/huc/CostanzaRJ12 fatcat:j5mn3s7qzjez5d7z773nxrp5z4

What People Do with Consumption Feedback: A Long-Term Living Lab Study of a Home Energy Management System

Tobias Schwartz, Gunnar Stevens, Timo Jakobi, Sebastian Denef, Leonardo Ramirez, Volker Wulf, Dave Randall
2014 Interacting with computers  
Our HEMS is inspired by feedback systems in Sustainable Interaction Design and allows the monitoring of energy consumption in real-time.  ...  In contrast to existing research mainly focusing on how technology can persuade people to consume less energy ('what technology does to people'), our study focuses on the appropriation of energy feedback  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS We would like to thank the participating households and our project team for the invaluable support in this study. This  ... 
doi:10.1093/iwc/iwu009 fatcat:cpxi67iirbfcrfyekexj7r6cce


Olusegun Peter Olaoye, Aderemi Timothy Ayomitunde, Nwagwu Chinedu John, Yvonne Jude-Okeke, Azuh Dominic Ezinwa
2020 International Journal of Energy Economics and Policy  
However, openness of the economy and energy consumption have a non-significant negative relationship.  ...  in the country should provide a conducive climate that will facilitate the accessibility of foreign investors to primary energy consumption in the country.  ...  LITERATURE REVIEW An attempt has been made in this section to present the review past empirical studies regarding the subject matter of this study.  ... 
doi:10.32479/ijeep.8489 fatcat:awunu4nxorastn7nzjh7feal2u

Relationship between Electricity Energy Consumption and GDP: Evidence from India

Asit Mohanty, Devtosh Chaturvedi
2015 International Journal of Economics and Finance  
It rejects the neo-classical hypothesis and empirically proves that electricity consumption is a limiting factor on economic growth.  ...  Using dynamic OLS(DOLS) method, the elasticity of electricity consumption on economic growth is estimated at 0.86 and the elasticity of economic growth on eletrcity consumption is estimated at 1.19.  ...  The formulate and implement energy policy that will take care of energy security, prevent excessive energy consumption and improve energy efficiency, reducing the energy intensity and also to encourage  ... 
doi:10.5539/ijef.v7n2p186 fatcat:co2uikjh3bfkfeqhothb4f7hdm

Economic development and energy consumption in the GCC: an international sectoral analysis

Nicholas Howarth, Marzio Galeotti, Alessandro Lanza, Kankana Dubey
2017 Energy Transitions  
To inform discussion on this topic, this paper assesses the relationship between energy consumption at a sector level and GDP in the GCC relative to a reference group of OECD countries.  ...  If successful, such policies are likely to significantly change the relationship between domestic energy consumption and GDP.  ...  The peer review process was blind to eliminate any conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s41825-017-0006-3 fatcat:mv7gl5xd6bdkfd52pzlzpnlb2a

A review of recent multi-region input–output models used for consumption-based emission and resource accounting

Thomas Wiedmann
2009 Ecological Economics  
After a brief overview of salient single-region input-output studies I provide an in-depth review of the most recent multi-region input-output models used for the purpose of consumption-based environmental  ...  This is followed by a detailed review of studies dealing with uncertainty in MRIO analysis, an area which has not received a lot of attention so far.  ...  A literature review can, by its very nature, only cover past publications and with a subject matter as topical as carbon footprinting and input-output analysis, new papers that were not possible to cover  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ecolecon.2009.08.026 fatcat:mjev56xcxva7flnaoupq2sr27a

Comparison of household consumption and regional production approaches to assess urban energy use and implications for policy

Timothy Baynes, Manfred Lenzen, Julia K. Steinberger, Xuemei Bai
2011 Energy Policy  
.: +61 (0)262 421 710 ABSTRACT Assessment of urban energy use may proceed by a number of methods.  ...  IO analysis of the geography of Melbourne"s "energy catchment" and sectoral detail on energy consumption demonstrates the difference between the primary energy required by Melbourne"s economic structure  ...  In a review of the urban metabolism of the world"s 25 largest cities, Decker at al.(2000) presented a great deal of information on the primary energy needs of urban areas and energy balance tables for  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.enpol.2011.08.053 fatcat:iackagwxhbdlvho5hatvccoyde

Towards more effective behavioural energy policy: An integrative modelling approach to residential energy consumption in Europe

Marta A.R. Lopes, Carlos Henggeler Antunes, Nelson Martins
2015 Energy Research & Social Science  
An integrative intervention to explore the influence of usage energy behaviours on energy consumption was developed through an innovative combination of modelling techniques.  ...  In this case study the promotion of residential energy efficiency includes both structural and energy behavioural actions, namely a better insulation of the dwellings and encouraging specific usage energy  ...  Acknowledgement The authors would like to express their gratitude to Dr. Paulo Peixoto for his contributions to the  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.erss.2015.03.004 fatcat:tvrt6a5zyfgdvbq4wtcc6vj5bq

Measuring the energy intensity of domestic activities from smart meter data

L. Stankovic, V. Stankovic, J. Liao, C. Wilson
2016 Applied Energy  
Our method disaggregates a households total electricity load down to appliance level and provides the start time, duration, and total electricity consumption for each occurrence of appliance usage.  ...  Insights from analysing electricity consumption through the lens of activities. abstract Household electricity consumption can be broken down to appliance end-use through a variety of methods such as modelling  ...  REFIT is a consortium of three universities -Loughborough, Strathclyde and East Anglia -and ten industry stakeholders funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) under the  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.apenergy.2016.09.087 fatcat:yy3fcqwarjdwrcu4paotpewhke

Oil Consumption and Economic Growth Interdependence in Small European Countries

Saš Žiković, Nela Vlahinic-Dizdarević
2011 Ekonomska Istrazivanja-Economic Research  
The first group is characterized by the causality running from real GDP to oil consumption and is composed of the most developed European countries and a number of transition countries.  ...  In the former case, the direction of causality is a consequence of a highly developed post-industrial society with a strong tertiary sector.  ...  electricity, and found that there is unidirectional causality running from economic growth to oil consumption in Taiwan without any feedback effect.  ... 
doi:10.1080/1331677x.2011.11517465 fatcat:t47dvpci2ngk7pwrea4r7a7iay
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