Sustainable Energy Management

Sustainable Energy Management

Planning, Implementation, Control, and Security

2nd Edition - August 1, 2022

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  • Author: Mirjana Radovanovic (Golusin)
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128210864

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Sustainable Energy Management: Planning, Implementation, Control and Strategy, Second Edition provides the key concepts and practical knowledge needed to successfully plan, implement and control sustainable energy technologies. The book provides new paradigms for measuring energy sustainability, pragmatic methods for applying renewable resources, efficiency improvements, and unique insights on managing risk. It highlights the possible financial and practical impacts of these activities, as well as the methods for their calculation. This new edition provides updated guidelines for planning, analyzing, developing and optimizing sustainable energy production projects in the real world, also presenting real-life examples of the topics covered in each chapter.With its focus on real-life issues and discussions of practical challenges, this book is an ideal resource for engineers, researchers and energy managers developing and rolling out sustainable energy practices. Included case studies will help benchmark decisions, especially in the book's new chapter on energy security.

Key Features

  • Presents completely updated content, including new data, tables and figures
  • Contains new, global case studies in every chapter
  • Provides new content on energy security, advanced methodologies for energy saving and energy efficiency, integration of renewables, GHG emissions, and future challenges
  • Explores real-life pathways for transitioning to sustainable energy practices
  • Features case studies from around the world, explaining the whys and hows of successes and failures
  • Covers a broad spectrum of energy development issues, from planning through realization, emphasizing efficiency, scale-up of renewables, risk mitigation and energy security

Readership

Engineers, researchers, and energy managers developing or implementing energy systems focused on sustainability. Students in Engineering programs; Policy-makers and Investors working in energy-related disciplines

Table of Contents

  • 1. ENERGY AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
    Definition of sustainable development
    Basic principles of sustainable development
    Energy sustainability as criteria of sustainable development
    Dimensions of energy sustainability
    Basic concept of energy sustainability
    Basic problems on energy sustainability
    Legislation

    2. ENERGY MANAGEMENT – PLANNING
    Traditional concept of energy management
    Sustainable energy management approach
    Strategic analysis of energetic sector
    Strategic objectives of sustainable energy management
    CASE STUDY - INDIA

    3. ENERGY MANAGEMENT – IMPLEMENTATION
    Basic precognition of implementation
    Creation of organizational structure and culture
    Transformation of objectives and resource allocation
    Implementation process management
    Control and revision of the strategy
    CASE STUDY – USA

    4. TECHNIQUES AND TOOLS FOR STRATEGIC IMPLEMENTATION
    Basic techniques and tools for strategic implementation
    Traditional approach
    Systems approach
    Ecomanagement approach
    Total quality management approach
    Method of Life cycle analysis
    Method of gap analysis

    5. ENERGY MANAGEMENT - CONTROLLING
    Basics of strategic controlling
    Controlling of financial effects of implementation
    Controlling of non-financial effects of implementation
    CASE STUDY – SERBIA

    6. EXPLOITATION OF RENEWABLE ENERGY SOURCES
    Solar energy
    Biomass energy
    Wind energy
    Geothermal energy
    Hydroenergy
    Management of renewable energy exploitation
    CASE STUDY - BRASIL

    7. ENERGY EFFICIENCY
    Definition of energy efficiency
    Basic principles of energy efficiency
    Improvement of energy efficiency
    CASE STUDY - CHINA

    8. RISK MANAGEMENT IN ENERGY FACILITIES
    Definition of risk and risk management in energy facilities
    Basic steps of risk management in energy facilities
    Risk assessment in energy facilities
    Reaction on risk planning
    Reaction on risk implementation
    CASE STUDY - AUSTRIA

    9. LEVEL OF SUSTAINABLE ENERGETIC DEVELOPMENT
    Indicators of sustainable development
    Indicators of sustainable energetic development
    Economic vs energetic development
    Determination of sustainable development level
    Determination of sustainable development level by indicators of development
    Determination of sustainable energy development level
    CASE STUDY – SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE REGION

    10. ENERGY AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
    Definition of sustainable development
    Basic principles of sustainable development
    Energy sustainability as criteria of sustainable development
    Dimensions of energy sustainability
    Basic concept of energy sustainability
    Basic problems on energy sustainability
    Legislation

    11. ENERGY MANAGEMENT – PLANNING
    Traditional concept of energy management
    Sustainable energy management approach
    Strategic analysis of energetic sector
    Strategic objectives of sustainable energy management
    CASE STUDY - INDIA

    12. ENERGY MANAGEMENT – IMPLEMENTATION
    Basic precognition of implementation
    Creation of organizational structure and culture
    Transformation of objectives and resource allocation
    Implementation process management
    Control and revision of the strategy
    CASE STUDY – USA

    12. TECHNIQUES AND TOOLS FOR STRATEGIC IMPLEMENTATION
    Basic techniques and tools for strategic implementation
    Traditional approach
    Systems approach
    Ecomanagement approach
    Total quality management approach
    Method of Life cycle analysis
    Method of gap analysis

    13. ENERGY MANAGEMENT - CONTROLLING
    Basics of strategic controlling
    Controlling of financial effects of implementation
    Controlling of non-financial effects of implementation
    CASE STUDY – SERBIA

    14. EXPLOITATION OF RENEWABLE ENERGY SOURCES
    Solar energy
    Biomass energy
    Wind energy
    Geothermal energy
    Hydroenergy
    Management of renewable energy exploitation
    CASE STUDY - BRASIL

    15. ENERGY EFFICIENCY
    Definition of energy efficiency
    Basic principles of energy efficiency
    Improvement of energy efficiency
    CASE STUDY - CHINA

    16. RISK MANAGEMENT IN ENERGY FACILITIES
    Definition of risk and risk management in energy facilities
    Basic steps of risk management in energy facilities
    Risk assessment in energy facilities
    Reaction on risk planning
    Reaction on risk implementation
    CASE STUDY - AUSTRIA

    17. LEVEL OF SUSTAINABLE ENERGETIC DEVELOPMENT
    Indicators of sustainable development
    Indicators of sustainable energetic development
    Economic vs energetic development
    Determination of sustainable development level
    Determination of sustainable development level by indicators of development
    Determination of sustainable energy development level
    CASE STUDY – SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE REGION

Product details

  • No. of pages: 512
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2022
  • Published: August 1, 2022
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128210864

About the Author

Mirjana Radovanovic (Golusin)

Mirjana Radovanović (Golusin) works at the Faculty of Security Studies, Sremska Kamenica, Serbia, as professor of Energy Security and Management of Critical Infrastructure. Her research focuses on Energy Security, Energy Policy, Qualitative and Multivariate Research and Analysis.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Environmental Science, Educons University, Serbia

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