Research and analysis

Cost Optimal Domestic Electrification (CODE)

A research study modelling energy use in homes to understand the costs of converting homes to electric heating.


Cost Optimal Domestic Electrification (CODE): research study

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The Cost Optimal Domestic Electrification (CODE) research study aimed to better understand the cost trade-offs between a variety of energy efficiency and electric heating measures for homes.

The study developed dynamic simulation models of archetype houses and modelled these to investigate the relative costs of various options from a householder perspective.

The study also considered the value of flexibility and the potential of different flexibility measures in shifting energy demand.

Published 17 September 2021