Energy use in apartments

A study of a policy experiment in around 1,800 apartments near Stockholm, Sweden during 2007-2015 reports that tenants who were billed and metered individually for electric energy consumption (EEC) reduced EEC by approximately 25%, compared with tenants who were provided with unlimited EEC, and that most of the reduction originated from tenants with high EEC before the policy change, suggesting that a policy shift to a common price incentive may reduce EEC. - Read at PNAS

Article #16-15290: “Consequences of a price incentive on free riding and electric energy consumption,” by Mikael Elinder, Sebastian Escobar, and Ingel Petré.