Do low-income electricity subsidies change peak consumption behavior?

Brock Glasgo

Carnegie Mellon University

Brock Glasgo is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Department of Engineering and Public Policy at Carnegie Mellon University. His research with the Climate and Energy Decision Making Center is in developing methods and applications where device-level residential energy use data can be used to inform policy and investment decision-making. Prior to coming to CMU, he worked as a consultant applying data mining tools to develop energy management plans for industrial facilities under utility- and state-sponsored energy efficiency programs. He holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Dayton.


Increases in electricity consumption during peak hours place additional strain on the electric power system, which can be partially mitigated if foreseen years in advance. Smart meter data, with hourly resolution or better,... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Evan Sherwin (Carnegie Mellon University)
  2. Brock Glasgo (Carnegie Mellon University)
  3. Inês Azevedo (Carnegie Mellon University)

Topic Areas

• Human behavior and rebound , • Infrastructure systems, the built environment, and smart and connected infrastructure , • Public policy and governance


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