Journal article

Statistical modelling of district-level residential electricity use in NSW, Australia

Fanny Boulaire, Andrew Higgins, Greg Foliente, Cheryl McNamara

SUSTAINABILITY SCIENCE | SPRINGER JAPAN KK | Published : 2014

Abstract

Electricity network investment and asset management require accurate estimation of future demand in energy consumption within specified service areas. For this purpose, simple models are typically developed to predict future trends in electricity consumption using various methods and assumptions. This paper presents a statistical model to predict electricity consumption in the residential sector at the Census Collection District (CCD) level over the state of New South Wales, Australia, based on spatial building and household characteristics. Residential household demographic and building data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) and actual electricity consumption data from electric..

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