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Assessing the impact of solar PV on domestic electricity consumption: Exploring the prospect of rebound effects

This study examines patterns of electricity use by households in Sydney who have installed solar photovoltaic (PV) technology compared to those who have not in order to assess the impact of government solar incentive schemes, and to identify whether conservation or rebound (increased consumption) effects are associated with rooftop PV.

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RP2016: Assessing the Impact of Solar PV, Electricity Prices and Dwelling Energy Efficiency on Domestic Electricity Consumption in Sydney