Energy Services Fundamentals and Financing

Energy Services Fundamentals and Financing

1st Edition - October 30, 2020

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  • Editors: David Borge-Diez, Enrique Rosales-Asensio
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128205921
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128226674

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Energy Services Fundamentals and Financing, first volume of the Energy Services and Management series, provides a global view of energy services schemes and practices. The book discusses the role of energy services within the larger energy landscape and explores key technical aspects of energy systems for power, heating and cooling, including renewable energy systems and combined heat and power. The book analyzes energy efficiency in several electrical devices, such as motors, lighting and vehicles. It then examines actual energy services business models and policy, before presenting a quick reference section that includes key models and calculations.

Key Features

  • Provides an innovative approach to the fundamental aspects related with energy services, including technology implementation and financial schemes
  • Discusses tools to measure process efficiency and sustainability in power and heating applications
  • Includes case studies, models and calculations, both technical and financial, as well as downloadable data for simulation and modeling


Practitioners in energy utilities and energy consultants working with energy-heavy industry sectors and other large-scale energy consumers. Engineering professionals, researchers and graduate students working on issues related to energy planning and energy management, particularly with a background in mechanical engineering or electrical engineering

Table of Contents

  • Part 1 Energy services

    1. Energy services: concepts, applications and historical background

    Abdeen Mustafa Omer

    Part 2 Energy financing schemas

    2. The promotion of renewable energy communities in the

    European Union

    Theodoros G. Iliopoulos

    3. Financial schemes for energy efficiency projects: lessons learnt

    from in-country demonstrations

    Charikleia Karakosta, Aikaterini Papapostolou, George Vasileiou

    and John Psarras

    Part 3 Energy systems in buildings

    4. Energy in buildings and districts

    Jacopo Vivian

    5. Renewable energy integration as an alternative to the traditional

    ground-source heat pump system

    Cristina Sa´ez Bla´zquez, David Borge-Diez, Ignacio Martı´n Nieto,

    Arturo Farfa´n Martı´n and Diego Gonza´lez-Aguilera

    6. Energy-saving strategies on university campus buildings: Covenant

    University as case study

    Sunday O. Oyedepo, Emmanuel G. Anifowose, Elizabeth O. Obembe

    and Shoaib Khanmohamadi

    7. Energy conversion systems and Energy storage systems

    Jian Zhang, Heejin Cho and Pedro J. Mago

    8. Energy systems in buildings

    Getu Hailu

    Part 4 Energy efficiency in industrial sector

    9. Energy efficiency and renewable energy sources for industrial sector

    Kamil Kaygusuz

    10. Energy efficiency in tourism sector: eco-innovation measures and


    Sa´nchez-Ollero Jose´-Luis, Sa´nchez-Cubo Francisco,

    Sa´nchez-Rivas Garcı´a Javier and Pablo-Romero-Gil-Delgado Marı´a

    Part 5 Energy services markets: development

    and status quo

    11. Energy service markets: status quo and development

    Marc Ringel

    12. Worldwide trends in energy market research

    Esther Salmero´n-Manzano, Alfredo Alcayde

    and Francisco Manzano-Agugliaro

    13. Which aspects may prevent the development of energy service

    companies? The impact of barriers and country-specific

    conditions in different regions_

    Marina Yesica Recalde

Product details

  • No. of pages: 342
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2020
  • Published: October 30, 2020
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128205921
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128226674

About the Editors

David Borge-Diez

Dr. David Borge-Diez is a researcher in the energy field that has developed his career both in research and engineering work. He has participated in many international projects involving energy efficiency and energy services, and, in the same time, has collaborated in research projects and work as a professor. He has published more than 30 international high impact articles, books and has participated in international energy congresses. He has a strong knowledge of the energy market both from a technical and economic point of view and is an expert in R&D projects, energy financing and energy markets.

Enrique Rosales-Asensio

Doctor of Industrial Engineering from the Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros Industriales of the UNED and Industrial Engineer from the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria with postgraduate training at the level of Master in Business Administration and Management (University of Alcalá), Project Management (University of Salamanca), and Integrated Management Systems (University of the Balearic Islands). Dr Rosales-Asensio has published more than 20 scientific articles in JCR-indexed journals; he was, during a period of 20 months, PI of a R+D+i project with competitive call; he has participated, as associate editor, in editorial committees of JCR indexes journals; he has authored of 12 book chapters that gather results of scientific or technological research and edited 6 international books and 12 special issues of journals indexed in JCR. He worked, from October 2018 to February 2020, as a PhD Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering at the University of León (Spain). Since February 2020, he has been a Doctoral Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering at the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.

Affiliations and Expertise

Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Campus de Tafira, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain

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