Zhang, Weishi; Stern, David; Liu, Xianbing; Cai, Wenjia; Wang, Can
Households may imperfectly implement energy saving measures. This study identifies two factors resulting in imperfect use of energy-saving technology by households. Households often continue to use old technologies alongside new ones, and the energy-saving technologies have shorter actual lifetimes than their designed lifetimes. These two factors are considered when computing marginal energy conservation cost and marginal CO₂ abatement cost using data collected from a survey of rural households...[Show more]
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