Electricity crisis: EU Greens want incentives for load management

The Greens want to focus more on shifting consumption over time as a means of countering high electricity prices. “A savings target for electricity would be even more effective if all consumers shifted their electricity consumption away from peak hours, especially weekday evenings, to reduce costs for everyone on average,” said the group’s coordinator in the ITRE committee, Ville Niinistö, in response to a question from Europe.Table. “Member states should offer incentives to all companies and households to do this, including those with fixed electricity prices.”

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