Keywords: power engineering, energy conservation, energy efficiency, energy and economy situation, structure and levels of energy consumption, structural reform in energy sector, privatisation, pricing policy, energy market, Ukraine
Economic, energy and ecological aspects of energy resource consumption in Ukraine
In this article, the main directions of state policy in the field of energy conservation are considered. An analysis of the energy and economic situation are carried out and the conditions and directions of development of the fuel and energy complex in Ukraine are shown. The subject of energy conservation policy is determined, its priority directions chosen, the evaluation of energy consumption efficiency and potential for energy conservation and also necessary costs for its realisation are discussed. An analysis of energy consumption is given and its structure and dynamics are shown. The environmental problems of the fuel and energy complex in Ukraine are also considered. The main directions of markets reformation in the energy sector are discussed. Energy carrier prices and their development since 1990 are shown.