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By Jenny Palm

International warming because of using fossil fuels is threatening the surroundings and effort potency is without doubt one of the most vital how one can decrease this probability. undefined, delivery and structures are all excessive energy-using sectors on the earth or even within the so much technologically positive views power use is projected to extend within the subsequent 50 years. How and whilst power is used determines societys skill to create long term sustainable strength platforms. the reason is, this publication, targeting power potency in those sectors and from diversified views, is sharp and in addition vital for preserving a well-founded dialogue at the topic.

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Although this paradigm may account partially or even totally, for the derivation of the 50% value of efficiency, it was a striking intuition. It is remarkable, for example, that in the former model, whereas it is not so evident, there are two counteractive processes: the heat absorption an then heat release. The heat disposal affect the power output as much as the heat intake, as we know empirically, from electric power plants. Thus, this simple thermodynamic model resembles, by this point of view, the “living systems” of Odum theory.

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4. Establishing evaluation procedures supported by M&V The success of national energy efficiency policy has to be constantly monitored and its impact evaluated. Findings of evaluation process shall be used to redesign policies and enable their higher effectiveness. Regardless to its importance, policy evaluation is often highly neglected. Policy documents are often adopted by governments and parliaments and afterwards there is no interest for impacts they have produced. Therefore, setting up the fully operable system for evaluation of energy efficiency is a complex process, which requires structural and practice changes among main stakeholders in policy making.

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