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Resiliency Analysis of Energy Demand System in Finland

Mojtaba Khastar
  • Department of Renewable Energy and Environment, Faculty of New Sciences and Technologies, University of Tehran, Tehran
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/ Alireza Aslani
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/ Kaveh Bekhrad
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Published Online: 2018-11-14 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.2478/pesd-2018-0046


Investigating the performance and productivity level of different energy consuming sectors in all countries is an inevitable action. This procedure will be conducted by comparing the energy input and the output of the system which is vital to ensure that the system is used properly. The proper utilization of systems will lead to more efficiency in the energy consumption section. One of the most important tasks in this type of study is the analysis of uncertainty indicators. The analysis and evaluation of uncertainty indices in energy consumption system is a tool that prioritizes the indicators in terms of importance and impact on each of the consumption targets. These consumption goals include energy, environmental, technical, economical, and social objectives. Ultimately, the output data of the uncertainty analysis will be very helpful for making the system more reliable and usable. In this study, we first introduced different sectors of the energy consumption system in Finland and examined each of these sectors in terms of physical and environmental goals. Then the uncertainty indexes in different sectors are extracted, evaluated qualitatively and quantified using the fuzzy logic method. Finally, indicators are prioritized based on the level of effectiveness and uncertainty. According to the results of this research, among 44 considered indices, the security of energy supply, carbon emission, equivalent annual cost, reliability, and political acceptability are respectively the most important indices for energy, environmental, economic, technical and social goals.

Keywords: Finland; Energy Consumption; Uncertainty; Fuzzy Logic


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Published Online: 2018-11-14

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Citation Information: Present Environment and Sustainable Development, Volume 12, Issue 2, Pages 279–298, ISSN (Online) 2284-7820, DOI: https://doi.org/10.2478/pesd-2018-0046.

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