Cover: A Short Guide to Electric Utility Load Forecasting

A Short Guide to Electric Utility Load Forecasting

Published 1986

by Bridger M. Mitchell, Judith Wilson Ross, Rolla Edward Park


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Electric utilities, governmental energy agencies, and some private economic forecasting services make long-term forecasts of electricity and peak demand. This report briefly reviews the methods currently used to make such load forecasts, describes sources of variation between forecasts, and discusses the problems that confront electricity forecasters.

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