Power Interruption Costs to Commercial Customers of Electricity in Korea

  • Kim, Dong-Sub ;
  • Kim, Kil-Sin
  • Received : 2013.03.18
  • Accepted : 2014.04.16
  • Published : 2014.09.01


This paper presents the result of the estimation of the power interruption costs of Korean commercial customers. Commercial customers are usually located in urban areas and considered very important because a power interruption on them can expand to additional damage to related users. Their power interruption costs were calculated through a survey with the process of data selection. Also, the power interruption cost for each customer's business type was calculated and compared with that of foreign cases.


Interruption cost;Customer survey;Commercial customer;Microscopic method;KSIC


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