Sustainable Energy Management

Sustainable Energy Management

Planning, Implementation, Control, and Security

2nd Edition - August 10, 2022

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  • Author: Mirjana Radovanovic (Golusin)
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128210864
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128220658

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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


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

  • Cover image
  • Title page
  • Table of Contents
  • Copyright
  • Acknowledgments
  • Chapter 1: Introduction
  • Abstract
  • References
  • Chapter 2: Energy and sustainable development
  • Abstract
  • Definition of sustainable development
  • Sustainable development principles
  • Energy sustainability as criteria for development
  • Dimensions of energy sustainability
  • Basic concept of energy sustainability
  • Basic problems of future energy development
  • Legislation
  • Case study
  • References
  • Chapter 3: Strategies for sustainable energy management
  • Abstract
  • Basic approaches to implementing strategy of sustainable energy management
  • Traditional approach
  • System approach
  • Eco-management approach
  • Total quality management approach
  • Life cycle analysis
  • Gap analysis
  • Case study
  • References
  • Chapter 4: Planning of energy management
  • Abstract
  • Traditional concept of energy management
  • Sustainable approach to energy management
  • Strategic analysis of energy sector
  • Strategic objectives of sustainable energy management
  • Case study
  • References
  • Chapter 5: Implementation of sustainable energy management
  • Abstract
  • Development of strategy of sustainable management of energy
  • Traditional approaches to implementation of sustainable energy management
  • Creation of organizational structure and corporate culture
  • Transformation of goals and allocation of resources
  • Managing the process of implementing sustainable energy management
  • Control and audit of the strategy
  • Case study
  • References
  • Chapter 6: Control of sustainable energy management implementation
  • Abstract
  • Elements of strategic control
  • Controlling financial effects of implementation
  • Controlling nonfinancial effects of implementation
  • Case study
  • References
  • Chapter 7: Strategic priorities of sustainable energy development
  • Abstract
  • First strategic objective: Exploitation of renewable energy sources
  • Second strategic objective: Energy efficiency
  • Third strategic objective: Risk management
  • Case study
  • References
  • Chapter 8: Energy security
  • Abstract
  • The concept of energy security
  • Energy security and energy risk
  • Energy security measurement methodologies
  • Energy Trilemma Index
  • Reliability assessment of the International Index of Energy Security Risk
  • Energy security and policy making
  • Case study
  • References
  • Index

Product details

  • No. of pages: 318
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2022
  • Published: August 10, 2022
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128210864
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128220658

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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