The aim of this chapter is to analyse various tools for monitoring sustainable energy development in the country and to develop new tools seeking to enhance synergies between energy and environmental policies. A system of indicators and integrated indices will be developed for monitoring sustainability of energy sector development and applied to Lithuania. The main tasks of the chapter are the following: • To define the main characteristics of sustainable energy development; • To describe EU sustainable energy policy priorities; • To analyse monitoring tools, such as indicator systems, integrated indices, multi-criteria analysis tools for monitoring implementation of sustainable development strategies; • To develop a comprehensive system of indicators and integrated indices for monitoring sustainability of energy sector development; • To present a Lithuanian case study on implementation of developed monitoring tools for sustainable energy development and sustainability assessment of policies; • To develop recommendations for energy and environmental policies harmonization and synergies in Lithuania.
|Title of host publication||Handbook of Sustainable Energy|
|Publisher||Nova Science Publishers, Inc.|
|Number of pages||43|
|Publication status||Published - Jan 2011|
- Multi-criteria analysis
- Sustainable energy development monitoring
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