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Environmental and Economic Aspects Associated to the Energy Sector

The energy sector is one of the most important sectors of activity, with an significant impact both on the economy and also on the environment. This paper aims to analyse and evaluate the major economic and environmental issues associated with the energy sector. Among the environmental aspects are analysed those related with the extraction, transport and storage of fossil fuels, the combustion of fossil fuels and the aspects concerning the management of wastes generated by the energy sector. The economic aspects related with the energy sector that are reviewed are the increase of energy consumption, the limited resources of fuels, the significant fluctuation with a growth tendency of the price, the dependence on imports

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Posted in Economics, Volume IV, Issue no. 4

Comparative Analysis of Energy Sectors in Some Countries of Eastern Europe

The analysis of energy sectors of countries all over the world is vital in a context of globalization and economic, social and environmental crises, because represents a way of identifying the problems and finding solutions that were implemented and worked in other countries. Our paper aims to compare the energetic sector of 6 Eastern European countries by analyzing the trend of energy production, consumption, prices and the main indicators needed to assess the achievement of required targets of 2020 Europe Strategy in the energy sector. The results show that each country has strong points or weaknesses in a smaller or a greater extent, but is important that authorities learn from each one of them and, on their basis, to create a sustainable management in the energy sector in each country.

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Posted in Economics, Volume III, Issue no. 6