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Sustainability 2017, 9(12), 2321; doi:10.3390/su9122321

Energy Policies and Sustainable Management of Energy Sources

Sapienza Università di Roma, Scuola di Ingegneria Aerospaziale, 00138 Roma, Italy
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Received: 31 October 2017 / Revised: 7 December 2017 / Accepted: 9 December 2017 / Published: 13 December 2017
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Sustainability of current energy policies and their mid-term outlooks are investigated. First, an overview is given about the trend of global energy demand and energy production. The share of energy sources and the geographic distribution of demand are analysed on the basis of the statistics and projections published by major agencies. Sustainability of selected renewable energy sources is then explored. Finally, potential use of Hydrogen for energy storage in systems with high share of renewable sources is investigated. View Full-Text
Keywords: sustainability; energy sources; renewable sources; energy efficiency; energy demand sustainability; energy sources; renewable sources; energy efficiency; energy demand

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Schirone, L.; Pellitteri, F. Energy Policies and Sustainable Management of Energy Sources. Sustainability 2017, 9, 2321.

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