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Key elements of sectoral recovery and resilience after the Canterbury earthquakes: a system dynamics approach
(University of Canterbury. Civil and Natural Resources Engineering, 2013)
The Canterbury region of New Zealand experienced four earthquakes greater than MW 6.0 between September 2010 and December 2011. This study employs system dynamics as well as hazard, recovery and organisational literature ...
Demand Response Assessment and Modelling of Peak Electricity Demand in the Residential Sector: Information and Communcation Requirements
(University of Canterbury. Mechanical Engineering Department, 2010)
Peak demand is an issue in power supply system when demand exceeds the available capacity. Continuous growth in peak demand increases the risk of power failures, and increases the marginal cost of supply. The contribution ...