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Analysis of Transition Steps Towards Power-based Distribution Tariff of Small Customers

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication24th International Conference on Electricity Distribution, CIRED 2017
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-78561-484-2
ISBN (Print)978-1-78561-483-5
Publication statusPublished - 15 Jun 2017
Publication typeA4 Article in a conference publication
EventInternational Conference and Exhibition on Electricity Distribution -
Duration: 1 Jan 1900 → …

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ISSN (Print)2032-9644


ConferenceInternational Conference and Exhibition on Electricity Distribution
Period1/01/00 → …


This paper discusses the development of distribution tariffs of small customers. Future changes in the electricity sector challenge the present distribution tariff structures and in-stead of a passive approach, the Distribution System Op-erators (DSO) have the opportunity to respond to the chal-lenges by applying novel tariff structures. The movement towards Power-based Distribution Tariffs (PBDT) has been seen as a very potential development direction. How-ever, before implementing PBDTs, or any other novel tariff structures, it has to be ensured that the change will not cause unwanted outcomes such as too aggressive an im-pact on the distribution fees of the customers or on the to-tal revenue of the DSO. The main focus of this paper is on the transition viewpoints from present tariffs towards one selected PBDT structure.

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