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Load Profile of a Typical Household Electrical Appliances and Potential Load Shifting Scenario in the UK

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This paper presents a statistical method to estimate a daily electricity demand for UK household based on appliances usage time and potential load shifting. Only electrical appliance and household electrical equipment has been considered. The aspect is to consider the daily appliances usage based on the time of use and lighting consumption. A questionnaire survey was conducted to categories the household appliances based on the time of use. This paper makes use of the government report on previous survey in order to estimate and calculate the daily demand. A potential load shifting was evaluated. The finding confirmed that, a daily consumption remains unaffected since the appliances are merely shifted to a different time period of the day to reduce the demand during peak period time. The results show that the estimated daily demand has a good agreement with published data.
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Appliances; Electricity Demand; Household; Load Shifting

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