The life and death of the utility death spiral

Frank Felder, Rasika Athawale

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Abstract

The so-called death spiral is not necessarily a result of disruptive competition from resources at the customer side of the meter, but from the inherent design of rate structures. This article highlights the value of the grid as a call option for consumers and suggests rate design as a cure.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)9-16
Number of pages8
JournalElectricity Journal
Volume27
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2014

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The life and death of the utility death spiral. / Felder, Frank; Athawale, Rasika.

In: Electricity Journal, Vol. 27, No. 6, 2014, p. 9-16.

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Felder, Frank ; Athawale, Rasika. / The life and death of the utility death spiral. In: Electricity Journal. 2014 ; Vol. 27, No. 6. pp. 9-16.
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