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JOCET 2016 Vol.4(5): 380-383 ISSN: 1793-821X
DOI: 10.18178/JOCET.2016.4.5.317

Indicators Used in the Energy Sector

F. Martins and C. Felgueiras
Abstract—World energy mix still depends heavily on fossil fuels but the foreseen increase demand, the scarcity of those resources, their unevenly distribution as well as other factors such as economic burdens due to fossil fuel prices and climate change concerns contributed to the establishment and implementation of new policies in the energy sector. Renewable energy sources are being promoted worldwide as a pathway to reduce external energy dependency, moving towards lower carbon energy systems. It is important to policy makers, investors and other stakeholders to have tools for deciding which policies, investments and measures should be implemented in the future. Thus indicators play very important role for fulfilling that task. This work present a structured presentation of several indicators commonly used to compare solutions in the energy domain.

Index Terms—Energy, RES, indicators, sustainability.

F. Martins and C. Felgueiras are with the Instituto Superior de Engenharia do Porto (ISEP), School of Engineering, Polytechnic Institute of Porto (IPP), Porto, Portugal (e-mail: {ffm, mcf}


Cite:F. Martins and C. Felgueiras , "Indicators Used in the Energy Sector," Journal of Clean Energy Technologies vol. 4, no. 5, pp. 380-383, 2016.

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