Integration of residential PV and its implications for current and future residential electricity demand in the United States

Integration of residential PV and its implications for current and future residential electricity demand in the United States

The authors estimate price-responsiveness of the residential customers with increasing residential PV penetration and project future electricity sales to the residential sector considering various future PV penetration scenarios. This projection is potentially useful for utilities in their resource planning and ratemaking processes as they formally incorporate the expected reduction in residential electricity demand due to increased penetration of distributed generation.

The Electricity Journal