Sustainable Use of Electricity

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    Abstract

    An overview is presented of the need for keeping electricity consumption low, including a suggested definition of sustainable development. Specific attention is devoted to present and future electricity production´s contribution to the environmental problems. Prognoses are shown from before any analyses of the demand side indicated a need for such analyses. A model of the energy chain from primary energy to energy services is presented. Electricity consumption pattern are discussed. The vast options for saving electricity through more efficent end-use technologies are presented, and the barriers for implementing these technologies are discussed.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationDevelopment with Sustainable Use of Electricity
    Place of PublicationDordrecht, NL
    PublisherKluwer Academic Publisher
    Publication date1998
    Pages1-18
    Publication statusPublished - 1998
    EventDevelopment with Sustainable Use of Electricity - Lopuszna, Poland
    Duration: 17 Jun 199621 Jun 1996

    Conference

    ConferenceDevelopment with Sustainable Use of Electricity
    Country/TerritoryPoland
    CityLopuszna
    Period17/06/199621/06/1996

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