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Sustainability Assessment for Corporate Management of Energy Production and Supply Companies for Lithuania


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Darnios aplinkos įvertinimas valdant Lietuvos energijos gamybos ir tiekimo įmones

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Corporate responsibility has become an important issue for management to address. The responsibility of the organization for the public environment (ecological, social and economic aspects of the environment) has become a matter of management attention referring to the entire organization and all major stakeholders. Therefore safe, environmentally sound, and economically viable energy production and supply should be essential part of management issues. The anticipated closure of the Ignalina Nuclear Power Plant at 2009 will change the situation of electricity generation in Lithuania significantly. The costs of electricity generation and distribution are the most important criteria shaping decisions in the energy production and supply companies. Sound energy and environmental accounting must be the basis of any strategic decision making in order to keep up with the increasing complexity of energy and environmental problems. Efficiency, equity, ecological integrity, and technological change are introduced as fundamental aspects that need to be considered in a comprehensive sustainable energy production and supply framework. Since these issues cannot be suitably included within the frame of a single model, a combination of ecological, economic, technological and social measures for different aspects of Lithuanian energy system and sustainable development are analysed.
Įmonių atsakomybė už aplinką (socialiniu, ekologiniu, ekonominiu aspektu) yra vienas svarbiausių klausimų nustatant įmonių veiklos prioritetus ir priimant veiklos sprendimus. Svarbiausias šiandienos energetikos uždavinys - patikima saugios, ekologiškai švarios, efektyvios ir ekonomiškai patrauklios energijos gavyba. Šį tikslą įgyvendinti įmanoma tinkamai formuojant energetikos ūkio valdymo politiką, keičiant ir nustatant valdymo, naudojimo išlaidas, įvertinant energetikos infrastruktūros poveikį ekologijai. Svarbiausias veiksnys, lemiantis pasirenkamus sprendimus elektros energijos gamybos ir paskirstymo sektoriuje, yra energijos gamybos ir paskirstymo kaina. Gamybos ir paskirstymo kainų lygiui įtaką daro turto struktūra, į kainą integruoti aplinkos taršos bei išorinių taršo sąnaudų mokesčiai. Tačiau po 2009 m., uždarius Ignalinos atominę elektrinę, situacija Lietuvos elektros energetikos sektoriuje pasikeis iš esmės, nes pasikeis energijos gamybos šaltiniai. Siekiant sudaryti aplinkai visapusiškai saugią elektros energijos gamybos ir perdavimo struktūrą, efektyvumas, ekologinis integruotumas, technologinis inovatyvumas yra tie pagrindiniai kriterijai, kuriuos būtina vertinti rengiant sprendimus. Elektros energetikos sektoriuje veiksmingas gali būti tik toks valdymo modelis, kuris suderins ekologinius, socialinius, technologinius aspektus su darnios aplinkos analize.









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  • Institute of Environmental Engineering, Kaunas University of Technology, K. Donelaičio str. 20, LT-44239 Kaunas, Lithuania
  • Department of Construction Economics and Property Management, Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, Saulėtekio al. 11, LT-10223 Vilnius, Lithuania


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