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Article of IES researchers published on VOX

03/12/2017

An article of our colleague Zuzana Havránková, Tomáš Havránek and Dominik Herman was published on an economic portal VOX. The article Does Daylight Saving Save Electricity? A Meta-Analysis questions the positive effect of daylight saving time. On contrary, based on modern empirical literature, the savings on average make only 0,34 % of annual energy consumption. The extent of savings is related to latitude – regions at higher latitude enjoy slightly more savings, but subtropical regions consume more energy because of daylight saving time.

You can read the full VOX article here

Autor - Mgr. Lucie Křížová M.A.

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