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A review on household energy consumption behavior: how about migrated consumers?

Ebru Acuner, M. Özgür Kayalica
Published: 18 December 2018
Environmental Economics , Volume 9, pp 8-21; doi:10.21511/ee.09(4).2018.02

Abstract: This paper reviews the literature on energy consumption behavior for both domestic and migrated/displaced population and aims to recommend crucial policy measures for creating awareness on the energy efficiency. Consumers’ adoption to the efficient usage of energy varies depending on demographic, behavioral and situational dynamics in their households and societies. The regional or national strategies to implement efficient technologies for the consumer engagement are crucial to change their behaviors. Migrants affect the energy usage patterns in the host country due to their different usage behaviors. Any type of measures for migrated population should include available, acceptable, accessible and affordable energy efficiency applications to engage them with the domestic population.
Keywords: Energy Efficiency / engagement / consumption / household / efficient / behaviors / domestic / usage / migrated

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