Sustainable Energy Management, Second Edition - Chapter 7 - Strategic priorities of sustainable energy development

Elsevier, Sustainable Energy Management Second Edition, 2022, pp 181-277
Mirjana Radovanović

This chapter defines three fundamental strategic priorities of sustainable energy management: exploitation of renewable energy sources, energy efficiency, and risk management. Basic information is presented on energy production from renewable sources with basic technical and technological solutions, and a proposition for managing and economic evaluation of energy production from renewable sources is given. The chapter defines fundamental assumptions of energy efficiency, audits, and possibility for improvement of energy efficiency in particular business areas. There is a detailed overview of the risk estimation process, which is related to the energy exploitation of a particular company. Finally, the chapter defines fundamental assumptions in the process of risk management in plants in all exploitation phases of energy resources. The chapter presents the basic model of the risk management process in this field.