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Assessing and Measuring Environmental Impact and Sustainability by Jiri J Klemes

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Chapter 13

Supply and demand planning and management tools toward low carbon emissions

Zainuddin Abdul Manan and Sharifah Rafidah Wan Alwi,    Process Systems Engineering Centre (PROSPECT), Faculty of Chemical Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Johor, Malaysia

A comprehensive and effective carbon emission reduction strategy for a region or country entails addressing both energy supply and energy demand sides covering electricity as well as thermal energy affecting carbon emissions. For stationary emission point sources, carbon is mainly emitted from power generation plants and combustion of fuels. Three key categories of measures to reduce carbon emissions from stationary point sources include:

1. Supply management—Optimization of energy ...

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