Energy Demand Management

  • Subhes C. Bhattacharyya


This chapter introduces the concepts related to management of energy demand and their economic analysis. It focuses on the demand management options and the economic decision making involved in demand management. It also introduces the economic meaning of energy efficiency and presents the debate related to energy saving. Load management, energy efficiency and energy saving are discussed in this chapter. The chapter also introduces a set of evaluation tests that are used to evaluate demand management programmes. Finally, the concept of rebound effect and the link between energy and other factors of production are presented.


Energy Efficiency Rebound Effect Freight Transport Load Management Energy Efficiency Programme 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Centre for Energy, Petroleum and Mineral Law and PolicyUniversity of DundeeDundeeUK

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