CHANGES IN ENERGY CONSCIOUSNESS AND ELECTRICITY CONSUMPTION OF PHOTOVOLTAIC-SYSTEM OWNERS BEFORE AND AFTER THE GREAT EAST JAPAN EARTHQUAKE
東日本大震災前後における太陽光発電システム導入世帯のエネルギー意識と電力消費量の変化

Kazuhiro FUKUYO
2013 Journal of Environmental Engineering (Transactions of AIJ)  
Household attributes and electricity consumption of photovoltaic-system owners and non-owners before and after the Great East Japan Earthquake are investigated by using internet questionnaires. It was found that the photovoltaic-system owners have positively taken measures to save energy since before the disaster, take a strong interest in the renewable energy, and tend to avoid introducing all-electric homes after the disaster. Amount of electricity purchased by the photovoltaic-system owners
more » ... taic-system owners decreases significantly compared to before the disaster. The monthly electricity consumption of the photo-voltaic-system owners and non-owners show no significant differences after the disaster. This may indicate that electricity-saving activities work well in the households of the photo-voltaic-system owners compared to the non-owner�s households.
doi:10.3130/aije.78.645 fatcat:yfkazuw4znbunfjhy7ou7tfwfy