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Table 9 Main motivations for and barriers to energy management

From: Towards a smart and sustainable residential energy culture: assessing participant feedback from a long-term smart grid pilot project

Rank Barriers Motivations
1 Lifestyle To save money
2 Convenience Information on consumption
3 Technical issues with the system Increased awareness
4 Family members Reduce energy consumption
5 Time Moral obligation
6 Did not know how else to reduce their consumption To better respond to time of use prices
7 Lack of flexibility To reduce environmental impact