EconPapers    
Economics at your fingertips  
 

Consumers' choices among alternative electricity programmes in Geneva – an empirical analysis

Sylvain Weber (), Andrea Baranzini and Emmanuel Fragniere

International Journal of Global Energy Issues, 2009, vol. 31, issue 3/4, 295-309

Abstract: Services Industriels de Geneve (SIG) is a monopoly which delivers natural gas, water and electricity in the Canton of Geneva (Switzerland). A few years ago, SIG offered to Geneva households the possibility to choose among six different types of electricity products. The new electricity products differ particularly because of the origin of their production (natural gas, hydraulic, solar, etc.) and their prices. Through a survey research, we collected information about the households' choices among the different electricity products. By a series of logistic regressions, we assess what determines households' knowledge of the different electricity products which are offered by SIG, as well as the factors explaining their choices.

Keywords: energy prices; consumer choice; electricity programmes; logit models; Geneva; Switzerland; electricity products; consumer knowledge. (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2009
References: Add references at CitEc
Citations: View citations in EconPapers (1) Track citations by RSS feed

Downloads: (external link)
http://www.inderscience.com/link.php?id=27643 (text/html)
Access to full text is restricted to subscribers.

Related works:
This item may be available elsewhere in EconPapers: Search for items with the same title.

Export reference: BibTeX RIS (EndNote, ProCite, RefMan) HTML/Text

Persistent link: https://EconPapers.repec.org/RePEc:ids:ijgeni:v:31:y:2009:i:3/4:p:295-309

Access Statistics for this article

More articles in International Journal of Global Energy Issues from Inderscience Enterprises Ltd
Bibliographic data for series maintained by Carmel O'Grady (). This e-mail address is bad, please contact .

 
Page updated 2020-03-29
Handle: RePEc:ids:ijgeni:v:31:y:2009:i:3/4:p:295-309