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Social Electricity: a case study on users perceptions in using green ICT social applications

Andreas Kamilaris, Andreas Pitsillides, Christos Fidas
2016 International Journal of Environment and Sustainable Development (IJESD)  
users to become more sensitive about the environment and adopt pro-environmental behaviours.  ...  This study provides interesting insights about the usefulness and acceptance of such large-scale, green ICT social applications, and their potential for affecting energy knowledge and awareness, encouraging  ...  We thank also the users of social electricity, the participants of our online questionnaires and of our focus groups.  ... 
doi:10.1504/ijesd.2016.073336 fatcat:l4l7apeb2zbpzlc3wxuq6viudq

Social acceptance of green energy and dynamic electricity tariffs — A short review

Anna Kowalska-Pyzalska
2015 2015 Modern Electric Power Systems (MEPS)  
Among such products green energy and dynamic electricity tariffs will be considered. Social and psychological factors, that influence the adoption of these products will be discussed.  ...  Consumer engagement and acceptance of green energy as well as dynamic electricity tariffs are necessary to make the diffusion of these products possible and effective.  ...  -Social norms and innovations influence each other: when more people adopt an innovation, the innovation itself becomes a norm, which encourages even more people to adopt it [8] .  ... 
doi:10.1109/meps.2015.7477192 fatcat:ghzi6i6ssjfgxlh3r73aaukote

Reconciling Energy Prices and Social Policy

Tim Nelson, Cameron Reid
2014 Electricity Journal  
The regulation of retail electricity prices has been a highly contentious energy policy issue in Australia, with industry arguing for its removal on the one hand and welfare groups arguing for its retention  ...  We conclude that the energy industry and peak consumer groups need to move beyond the ideological divide related to the merits of regulating electricity prices and focus on the provision of relevant information  ...  6 When assisting your clients, is the cost of electricity a concern?  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.tej.2013.12.007 fatcat:nnz5gxqijjan7c5aeifayucoja

The Social Side of the Electric Railway

T.C. Martin
1890 Scientific American  
The competition of brick sheds, only one or two stories in height, while an of them t,hat electricity will become familiar to the capital for the best class of governllIent bonds, munici electric plant  ...  Of courage beneath an oppressive weight of miasma and electric cars whose aerial wires run hidden between the course, I am aware that it may be said that this show hideous, gloomy, nasty confusion."  ... 
doi:10.1038/scientificamerican05031890-11943bsupp fatcat:3tf4eayzszdz3bvdjunad7eiaa


Candra Bagus Sultan Mixdam, Drs. Y. Slamet, Dr. Supriyadi, SN., SU
2020 International Journal of Education and Social Science Research  
cigarettes as a result of the process of adaptation and interaction with the reality of vaping habits (activities to suck vape) contained in the environment; The pleasure arises when using electric cigarettes  ...  ; The emergence of a sense of dependency using electric cigarettes, and the conversion of conventional cigarette users to electric cigarettes.  ...  The informant stated that discomfort arose when he first decided to become a smoker. In addition, the theory used in this study is the theory of symbolic interactionism proposed by George H. Mead.  ... 
doi:10.37500/ijessr.2020.3028 fatcat:josm3pdxwbfzll47vfd4w2j62a

Electric vehicles scale evolution model considering social attributes

Zhicheng Zhou, Ye Cai, Sheng Su, Xin Tang, Yijia Cao
2020 IEEE Access  
When the influence of consumers' social behavior is greater, that is, when the influence of the people around the social network is greater, it is more conducive to the diffusion of electric vehicles.  ...  As an emerging novel product, electric vehicles are diffused and penetrated in social networks, e.g. low market share and insufficient user awareness of emerging products are the challenges of electric  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2020.3022780 fatcat:5khasi3brfae3a7snppvaxhubq

Perceptions and Inattention in Private Electricity Consumption

Andrius Kaaukauskas, Thomas Broberg
2016 Social Science Research Network  
We conclude that many households base their decisions regarding electricity use on poor knowledge about the costs involved, that cost perceptions on average tend to be upward biased, and that cost perceptions  ...  Abstract Households typically receive utility bills where all electricity use during a fixed period of time is lumped together.  ...  Delmas and Lessem (2014) find that the effect reaches a 20 percent reduction in electricity use for heating and cooling in the U.S. when private social comparison information becomes publicly available  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2743227 fatcat:xg6aw3kejzgpbd2pvuyblon4gq

Electric Fleets in Urban Logistics

Marcin Foltyński
2014 Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences  
When it comes to electric vehicles, specific technology choices should not be the sole focus of greening urban freight.  ...  Background and aim of ENCLOSE Project The goal of the ENCLOSE Project ( is raising awareness about the challenges of energy efficient and sustainable urban logistics in European Small-/Mid-size  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.sbspro.2014.10.007 fatcat:zn272ymk6rapbdp7o76is5a2tu

Assessment of the Social Electricity Online Platform Tools and their Potential Impact on European Citizens

George Kourtis
2016 Journal of Sustainable Architecture and Civil Engineering  
Moreover, through the Social Electricity application, people may become aware of their electrical energy consumption by means of comparisons with the corresponding electrical consumption of their friends  ...  only the Social Electricity application.  ...  Besides the main features, Social Electricity gives useful tips to people to save energy and become more educated about best energy-saving practices.  ... 
doi:10.5755/j01.sace.16.3.15803 fatcat:nlx5nrjcizbjfh2bp6jkkgh5au

Social Aspects of Electric Vehicles Research—Trends and Relations to Sustainable Development Goals

Vasja Omahne, Matjaz Knez, Matevz Obrecht
2021 World Electric Vehicle Journal  
E-mobility sustainability assessment is becoming more comprehensive with research integrating social aspects without focusing only on technical, economic, and/or environmental perspectives.  ...  UN Sustainable Development Goals enables better insight on the current and future directions of electric vehicle social sustainability research.  ...  Newbery and Strbac [30] ) evaluated the EVs regarding what is needed for battery electric vehicles to become socially cost-competitive, while Luo et al.  ... 
doi:10.3390/wevj12010015 fatcat:aqyrdfu54zbgddohl5736sf27q

Social distancing using IoT approach

Mayuri Diwakar Kulkarni, Khalid Alfatmi, Nikhil Sunil Deshmukh
2021 Journal of Electrical Systems and Information Technology  
Many researchers are focusing on tracking affected persons, but few are focusing on the social distancing preventive.  ...  Upon violation of social distancing norms, the system will trigger an audio alarm after the detection of the target object.  ...  In general, when the reproduction number is less than one that indicates not every infected person spreads the virus to another, the disease ceases to become an epidemic [19] .  ... 
doi:10.1186/s43067-021-00040-z fatcat:t62qh7jrj5aenevsyqnm6osnly

Electricity Retailing in Norway

Nils-Henrik M. von der Fehr, Petter Vegard Hansen
2009 Social Science Research Network  
Abstract: We analyse retailer and household behaviour on the Norwegian electricity market, based on detailed information on prices and other market characteristics.  ...  prices -between seasons and yearscontributes to an awareness about prices that facilitates price-based competition.  ...  There is a tendency that retailers put more weight on the wholesale price when they set prices for the fixed-price products compared to what they do when pricing variable-price products; here about half  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.1346908 fatcat:bh76hga33fh7blrbneto5uu2qi

Research on Carbon Budget Implementation in Electric Power Enterprises

2020 DEStech Transactions on Social Science Education and Human Science  
At present, energy saving and emission reduction have become the background of enterprise development. Electric power enterprises are also an important source of carbon emissions in the world.  ...  Therefore, this paper studies the implementation of carbon budget in electric power enterprises.  ...  model, promoting low-carbon economic development and low-carbon social construction will inevitably become a new function of modern countries.  ... 
doi:10.12783/dtssehs/aems2019/33529 fatcat:tdn7ocvpojdevneqg7wullnaeq


Nirupama Prakash, Rashmi Kapoor, Ajay Kapoor, Yashpal Malik
2014 Journal of Social Sciences (New York, N.Y.)  
The data was analyzed through the Statistical Package for Social Science (SPSS ® ). Findings indicate that in general fueled vehicles are still preferred over electric vehicles.  ...  The objective of the study was to understand the social dimensions and gender preferences of the respondents regarding their preference for electric vehicle as an alternative energy transport for personal  ...  When it comes to consumer preferences, it becomes difficult concept to grasp.  ... 
doi:10.3844/jssp.2014.114.122 fatcat:idf5qrjv7jdhhnmbviyrwhyxom

The electricity crisis in Zambia: Blackouts and social stratification in new mining towns

Rita Kesselring
2017 Energy Research & Social Science  
By reflecting on the political and social consequences of unequal electricity supply, I provide preliminary thoughts on an energy distribution ethic.  ...  I show how unequal electrical infrastructure contributes to the structuring of people into new social classes, and how, consequently, infrastructure is political from the start.  ...  Studying the ways in which lack of electric power affects social relations gives us clues about what might happen in the global North when ethical dilemmas of distribution rise in times of crisis, natural  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.erss.2017.06.015 fatcat:jxsgbc4wqvey7d6ain7sbgklq4
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