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The social contract of electricity service

In an address to a group of British engineers in 1892, Hopkinson articulated many of what we would now identify as contemporary problems faced by electricity regulators. Hopkinson explored the issue of fixed versus variable tariffs, the problems of network cost...

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Is PV capacity growth logistic?

The logistic growth function is a useful way to explore the growth rates of many natural phenomena. Many man-made developments can be described by a logistic function, including the diffusion of power technology, such as hydropower and nuclear. Logistic growth differs...

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Via @asymco cars have inverse network effects (more cars decrease the value of owning a car), public transit has positive network effects.

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