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Comparative Assessment of Sustainable Energy Development in the Czech Republic, Lithuania and Slovakia

Štreimikienė Dalia, Mikalauskienė Asta, Mikalauskas Ignas

Keywords:
Czech Republic, Lithuania and Slovakia, sustainable energy development, comparative assessment.

Abstract
Sustainable energy development and its evaluation is a key resource in learning and understanding the policies implemented by the European Commission and how they work while comparing countries within sustainable energy indicators in the area of sustainable energy. The competitiveness of countries is directly related to the progress achieved in implementing sustainable energy development as the energy sector has great significance for the future development of the country. The energy sector is crucial for economic growth and has a major impact on the environment. Sustainable energy development permits the decoupling of economic growth from energy consumption and the decoupling of energy consumption from atmospheric pollution. This paper views the concept of sustainable energy development and policies that are in place of this topic. It also compares the Czech Republic, Lithuania, and Slovakia within the boundaries of the following sustainable energy development indicators: sustainable consumption and production, marking the production of energy; climate change and energy, marking GHG emissions and the share of renewable energy in gross final energy consumption; sustainable transport, marking the energy consumption of transport relative to GDP.

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10.7441/joc.2016.02.03


Štreimikienė D., Mikalauskienė A., Mikalauskas I. (2016). Comparative Assessment of Sustainable Energy Development in the Czech Republic, Lithuania and Slovakia. Journal of Competitiveness, 8 (2), 31-41 http://doi.org/10.7441/joc.2016.02.03 
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