Analysis of Factors Affecting The Demand of Electricity Consumers in Small Household (Case Study on Customer 450 Va and 900 Va, Hutatoruan 1, Tarutung, North Tapanuli)

Jurnal Ekonomi & Bisnis, Volume II, No. 2, July 2011

Posted: 27 Jan 2013

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Tongam Sihol Nababan

University of HKBP Nommensen, Faculty of Economics

Date Written: July 1, 2011

Abstract

The research aimed to determine the factors that influence the demand for electrical energy at the Village Hutatoruan 1, Tarutung, North Tapanuli. The population are the consumers of PT. PLN (Persero) electricity grouped in the lower strata of 450 VA and 900 VA, and samples were taken as many as 50 households by stratified proportional random. Analysis of the data used multiple linear regression with log-linear model. The results showed that the demand for electricity at Village Hutatoruan 1, Tarutung is significantly (negative) influenced by average prices variable (X1) and energy expenditure variable (X3), and significantly (positive) influenced by income variable (X2), number of family members (X4), and area of the house (X5).

Keywords: demand, electricity, family, household, income, price

Suggested Citation

Nababan, Tongam Sihol, Analysis of Factors Affecting The Demand of Electricity Consumers in Small Household (Case Study on Customer 450 Va and 900 Va, Hutatoruan 1, Tarutung, North Tapanuli) (July 1, 2011). Jurnal Ekonomi & Bisnis, Volume II, No. 2, July 2011. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2206740

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