Energy Demand Analysis

  • Subhes C. BhattacharyyaEmail author


This chapter introduces the concept of energy demand using basic micro-economics and presents the three-stage decision-making process of energy demand. It then provides a set of simple indicators (such as price and income elasticities and energy intensity) and discusses the decomposition method and econometric method that can be used to analyse energy demand.


Energy demand Demand decisions Elasticities Decomposition analysis 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Energy and Sustainable DevelopmentDe Montfort UniversityLeicesterUK

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