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December 2018 - Study Results

Tea or supper?

Tea for supper

When we ask people to use less electricity in the evening, they cut down on hot meals and have a cup of tea instead.

October 2018 - Study Results

16% demand reduction

Demand reduction

We can get a 16% reduction in electricity use, just by asking.

September 2018 - Study Results

The happiest activities

Read, Sleep, Socialise

Among the most enjoyable activities are sleeping, reading and socialising. These also use very little electricity.

June 2018 - Results Publications

The footprint of household activities

Publication

One cannot simply assume that certain activities lead to higher electricity use. Read why

May 2018 - Results Publications

Daily life and demand

Publication

Dwelling and appliance variables can explain 46% of average electricity use. Can we do better? Read the paper

February 2018 - Results Publications

Flexibility, dynamism and diversity in energy supply and demand

Publication

How can we be more flexible (and why do we need to)? Read the paper

Jun 2017 - Study Results

Data Gallery

Gallery

Explore Meter Data

May 2017 - Results Publications

Activity data published

Activity diagram

Activity data presented at ECEEE conference in France

Apr 2017 - Study Results

Meter Reading

Meter Reading

We reached 16 million electricity readings (4500 hours worth) and our participants have recorded nearly 6000 activities. Read our Meter Reading

Mar 2017 - Results

Browse the data

Household profiles

Explore household profiles

September 2016 - Study Results

Meter Reading

Meter Reading

Over 6 million electricity readings and the first 1000 activities have been collected. Read more

















Funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) under the Early Career Fellowship scheme. Ref. EP/M024652/1.

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