How Can Utilities And Regulators Maintain Equity Among Customers With Widely Differing Situations?

08 May 2017
11:50
Berlin

How Can Utilities And Regulators Maintain Equity Among Customers With Widely Differing Situations?

  • How can cross-subsidies be minimized between consumer groups with/without solar, with/without storage, or other technologies?
  • Will cost-reflective pricing models result in locational specific pricing and can this be implemented in a socially equitable way?
  • What cross-subsidies have historically been acceptable to society (such as urban/rural) and will these remain necessary as affordable technology options become available?