Energy Security

Policy Challenges and Solutions for Resource Efficiency

Editors: Mouraviev, Nikolai, Koulouri, Anastasia (Eds.)

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  • Discusses energy policy within the framework of the expansion of renewable energy sources
  • Highlights the drivers, policy approaches and governance issues related to the reduction of dependency on fossil fuels
  • Provides a novel conceptualisation of energy security
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This book discusses energy policy within the framework of the expansion of renewable energy sources (RES) and increasing resource use efficiency. In this book, the term ‘resource efficiency’ is defined as deriving the most value from resource inputs related to energy production, while incorporating energy efficiency. 
The authors highlight the drivers, policy approaches, governance issues and management problems related to the reduction of dependency on fossil fuels by focusing on RES and resource efficiency. Mouraviev and Koulori argue that enhancing energy security requires a new approach, integrating two core components: the emphasis on increasing energy production from renewable sources and resource use efficiency, which forms a contrast to the traditional understanding of energy security as security of supply. Blending theory with practice using several case studies, this original book provides a novel conceptualisation of energy security that will be of interest and value to practitioners and policy makers as well as scholars and researchers.

About the authors

Nikolai Mouraviev is Senior Lecturer at the Dundee Business School within Abertay University, UK. He has previously held teaching positions at KIMEP University, Kazakhstan, Wayne State University, USA, and Viterbo University, USA. His research focuses on public-private collaboration in transitional nations and he has published extensively in this area. 
Anastasia Koulouri is Lecturer at the Dundee Business School within Abertay University, UK. She has previously held posts at the University of Strathclyde, UK, the Technical University of Helsinki, Finland, and the Belgian Nuclear Energy Research Centre. Her research interests include energy security in resource-rich countries and sustainable development of transitional economies.

Table of contents (10 chapters)

Table of contents (10 chapters)
  • Introduction: Towards a Novel Conceptualisation of Energy Security

    Mouraviev, Nikolai (et al.)

    Pages 1-6

  • Energy Security Through the Lens of Renewable Energy Sources and Resource Efficiency

    Koulouri, Anastasia (et al.)

    Pages 9-35

  • Increasing Utilisation of Renewable Energy Sources: Comparative Analysis of Scenarios Until 2050

    Karatayev, Marat (et al.)

    Pages 37-68

  • Enabling Green Energy Production: Implementing Policy by Using Public–Private Collaboration

    Mouraviev, Nikolai (et al.)

    Pages 69-92

  • Barriers to Energy Security in Australia: The Electricity Sector Governance and the Need for Change

    Tidemann, Carl

    Pages 93-122

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Energy Security
Book Subtitle
Policy Challenges and Solutions for Resource Efficiency
Editors
  • Nikolai Mouraviev
  • Anastasia Koulouri
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Switzerland AG, part of Springer Nature
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-01033-1
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-01033-1
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-01032-4
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVI, 278
Number of Illustrations
18 b/w illustrations
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