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energy pricing

The Myth of Price

May 22, 2014 by Zane Selvans
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Energy External Costs

Our society’s prevailing economic zeitgeist assumes that everything has a price, and that both costs and prices can be objectively calculated, or at least agreed upon by parties involved in the transaction. There are some big problems with this proposition.[read more]

China Wants Time-of-Use Pricing by 2015, One Meter per Home by 2017

January 19, 2014 by Jeff St. John
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China and Metering

China, the world’s biggest potential smart meter market, has just set some ambitious goals for pushing smart pricing and energy awareness to the masses. Now, the question is how these lofty goals will be put into effect by the regional governments responsible to fulfill them.[read more]

Smart Meters, but Dumb Pricing? Not in Sacramento

November 20, 2013 by Catherine Wolfram
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Smart Meters and Pricing

Smart meters are supposed to give you more control over your electricity bills. As a PG&E customer, I can log onto a website and look at our household smart meter data, which shows our consumption hour-by-hour. That’s how we learned just how much electricity our lights were using.[read more]