Chapter 1

Energy and Energy Management

Abstract

Energy is the lifeline of all human activities and the chief catalyst for the overall development of the key sectors within a country. The role of energy sources and proper energy management techniques can be considered the decisive factors that merit the economic potential status for a developed country among the world’s nations. The challenges pertaining to the extraction, generation, and distribution of energy have to be confronted at every step of the energy-efficient systems design. This would help acheive the energy conservation potential as well as carbon emissions reduction. The development of state-of-the art technologies amalgamated with renewable energy integration would contribute ...

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