strategy

Integrating energy management

Synonyms:
Restructuring energy systems
Developing integrated energy planning
Developing methodologies for integrated energy, environment and economic policy decisions
Providing integrated energy resource management
Description:
Encourage the development and application of programs and pricing mechanisms for efficient and economic use of energy. Efficient and economic use of energy and material should be encouraged throughout all business operations.
Context:
This strategy features in the framework of Agenda 21 as formulated at UNCED (Rio de Janeiro, 1992), now coordinated by the United Nations Commission on Sustainable Development and implemented through national and local authorities.
Claim:
1. An important conclusion which can be drawn from recent scenarios on energy consumption and management is that demand-side measures have the most short-term effect while supply-side measures can have the greatest effect over the longer term.

2. Energy is associated with 50% of environmental problems and provides a crucial entry point for the environmental role in development.

Subjects:
Energy
Management
Type Classification:
D: Detailed strategies