Chapter 10 – A “Modest” New Mechanism for Progressive Electricity Pricing
(2,383 words)

In Chinese Research Perspectives on the Environment, Volume 3 | ISBN: 9789004268791


In mid-2012, a progressive electricity pricing scheme for residential use was implemented nationwide to curb wasteful electricity use and achieve household energy-saving through price leverage. Considering the rise in household costs, a relatively modest pricing scheme was adopted, hence the not-so-obvious leverage effect. However, the establishment of the pricing framework has left room for further adjustments.


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Jie, Yu, “Chapter 10 – A “Modest” New Mechanism for Progressive Electricity Pricing”, in: Chinese Research Perspectives Online, Edited by: International Advisory Board Chinese Research Perspectives Online. Consulted online on 22 June 2018 <>
First published online: 2014

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