WIT Press


Energy Management And Sustainable Development

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/ESUS110141

Volume

143

Pages

13

Page Range

159 - 171

Published

2011

Size

371 kb

Author(s)

S. S. Seyedali Ruteh

Abstract

Energy is one of the most fundamental issues for sustainable development. Sustainable development is a changing process, circuiting investment, orientating technology and institution for compatible with the needs of the present and the future. In order to achieve sustainable development and make improvement in efficiency services, optimal and efficient ways for using energy must be evaluated and practiced. The weakness in efficiency of production process, transmission, distribution, consumption and not dependency on reliable energy needs sustainable development policy. In other words, sustainable development and environment production depend on the optimal use of energy resources especially for renewable energy. In this article, energy and its trend of changes are discussed at first. Then the importance of energy in creating sustainable development is discussed. The goal of this study is to introduce data and to evaluate other countries’ experiences as well as using these experiences for macro policies in different fields and dimensions for improving efficiency. Keywords: energy management, sustainable development, improving efficiency. 1 Introduction In economic terminology the concept and process of economic development is quite familiar, however in recent decades there have been many concerns about the significance and necessity of a sustainable development process. Sustainable development is development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. It contains within it two key concepts:

Keywords

energy management, sustainable development, improving efficiency