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A review on energy efficiency for pathetic environmental trends mitigation
Danish MSS, Senjyu T, Ahmadi M, Ludin GA, Ahadi MH, Karimy H, and Khosravy M.
Journal of Sustainability Outreach (ISSN 2435-7243), 2021, 2 (1): 1-8  DOI 10.37357/1068/jso.2.1.01

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Environmental sustainability and climate changes mitigation are linked with energy efficiency and renewable energy deployment. Whereas, renewable energy exploitation at large scale generation needs high initial investment, which is not achievable in short to medium terms, especially in developing countries. Therefore, energy efficiency measures as a good alternative for environmental sustainability are the researchers' interest to evaluate its potential from individual energy consumers to utility-scale (generation, transmission, and distribution). Referring to literature and the connection between the second law of thermodynamics and environmental impact, environmental effects are reduced due to low energy when energy efficiency increases. Therefore, assuring demanding efficiency, interrelations studies, and impact analysis of influential factors are known exigence. This study draws a thematic perspective that involves an exhaustive investigation, explaining the relationship between exergy, environment, and energy within optimum efficiency requirements. Also, this study deals with indicators and indices in adapt to energy and environmental demand to reveal the underlying fundamental impressing forces regarding efficiency improvement.

 

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Mir Sayed Shah Danish
Strategic Research Project Center, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa 9030213, Japan

 

Tomonobu Senjyu
Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa 9030213, Japan

 

Mikaeel Ahmadi
Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa 9030213, Japan


Gul Ahmad Ludin
Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa 9030213, Japan

 

Mohammad Hamid Ahadi
Department of Intellectual Cooperation, Research and Education Promotion Association (REPA), Okinawa 900-0015, Japan

 

Hedayatullah Karimy
Department of Energy Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Kabul University, Kabul 1006, Afghanistan

 

Mahdi Khosravy
Media Integrated Communication Laboratory, Graduate School of Engineering, Osaka University, Osaka 565-0871 Japan

 

 

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A study on sustainability of internal power generation compared with imported power in Afghanistan 
Wali M, Majidi H, Abdullah MA, and Yaqobi MH.
Journal of Sustainability Outreach, 2020, 1 (1): 1-9  DOI 10.37357/1068/jso.1.1.021

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Currently, Afghanistan imports a high percentage of electric energy from the neighboring countries, while less attention has been paid on the utilization of internal domestic energy resources. Recently progress has been made with solar and wind energy, but other sources such as hydro energy remain underappreciated. Originally intended as a short-term solution to fulfill demand, the policy for importing power from neighboring countries is still in effect as energy demand has increased dramatically and exposed vulnerabilities in the existing power system. These issues can be categorized based on different aspects like technical, economic, political, security-related issues, natural disasters and many others that negatively affect the reliability of the energy sector. In this paper, the sustainability of the power system of Afghanistan is analyzed from different aspects. These multi-disciplinary problems are analyzed separately and linked with the weaknesses of the existing power system. The main objective of this study is to propose long-term solutions to the power sector by encouraging investment in the internal power generation to enhance sustainability and reliability. The proposed long-term solution also takes additional measures towards achieving sustainable development goals (SDG) such as economic growth, agricultural development, groundwater recharge, industrial development, flood and water control, job creation, and a green and clean environment.

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Wali M, Majidi H, Abdullah MA, Yaqobi MH (2020) “A study on sustainability of internal power generation compared with imported power in Afghanistan” Journal of Sustainability Outreach (vol. 1, no. 1, pp. 1–9) https://doi.org/10.37357/1068/jso.1.1.01

 

APA

Wali, M., Majidi, H., Abdullah, M. A., & Yaqobi, M. H. (2020). A study on sustainability of internal power generation compared with imported power in Afghanistan. Journal of Sustainability Outreach, 1(1), 1–9. https://doi.org/10.37357/1068/jso.1.1.01

 

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Wali, Mohebullah, et al. “A Study on Sustainability of Internal Power Generation Compared with Imported Power in Afghanistan.” Journal of Sustainability Outreach, vol. 1, no. 1, 2020, pp. 1–9, doi:10.37357/1068/jso.1.1.01.

 

Vancouver

Wali M, Majidi H, Abdullah MA, Yaqobi MH. A study on sustainability of internal power generation compared with imported power in Afghanistan. J Sustainability Outreach. 2020;1(1):1–9.

 

Chicago

Wali, Mohebullah, Himayatullah Majidi, Milad Ahmad Abdullah, and Mohammad Homayoun Yaqobi. 2020. “A Study on Sustainability of Internal Power Generation Compared with Imported Power in Afghanistan.” Journal of Sustainability Outreach 1 (1): 1–9. https://doi.org/10.37357/1068/jso.1.1.01.

 

Elsevier

Wali, M., Majidi, H., Abdullah, M.A., Yaqobi, M.H., 2020. A study on sustainability of internal power generation compared with imported power in Afghanistan. J. Sustainability Outreach 1, 1–9. https://doi.org/10.37357/1068/jso.1.1.01 

 

IEEE

Wali, H. Majidi, M. A. Abdullah, and M. H. Yaqobi, “A study on sustainability of internal power generation compared with imported power in Afghanistan,” J. Sustainability Outreach, vol. 1, no. 1, pp. 1–9, 2020, doi: 10.37357/1068/jso.1.1.01.

 

Springer

Wali, M., Majidi, H., Abdullah, M.A., Yaqobi, M.H.: A study on sustainability of internal power generation compared with imported power in Afghanistan. J. Sustainability Outreach. 1, 1–9 (2020). https://doi.org/10.37357/1068/jso.1.1.01.

Authors

Mohebullah Wali
Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Kabul University, Kabul, Afghanistan

Himayatullah Majidi
Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Kabul University, Kabul, Afghanistan

Milad Ahmad Abdullah
Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Kabul University, Kabul, Afghanistan

Mohammad Homayoun Yaqobi
Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Kabul University, Kabul, Afghanistan

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Afghanistan as an emerging regional energy hub  
Danish MSS, Senjyu T, Zaheb H, Sabory NR, Ahamadi M, Ibrahimi AM, Nazari Z, and Ahadi MH.
Journal of Sustainability Outreach, 2020, 1 (1): 10-14  DOI 10.37357/1068/jso.1.1.02

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The enormous potential supply of energy in central Asia offers an excellent opportunity to estab-lish international energy-sharing agreements, mitigate political instability, and improve regional socio-economic development. Pakistan and India have increasingly relied on energy imported from Middle and Central Asia to meet frequent energy shortages. Afghanistan has played a central role in recent efforts to balance energy trade among regional countries with an emerging opportunity as an emerging energy hub. This study considers what energy trade policies and strategies are needed to transform Afghanistan from energy consumer to energy provider. This analysis sum-marizes multi-disciplinary approaches that target geopolitics, economic, trade, management, insti-tutional, environmental, and technical aspects. This study avoided a commentary description of the subject. The overriding objective of this study is addressing key solutions to enable Afghani-stan as a leading stakeholder of the energy hub in the region countries. The finding of this study is outlined in 30 recommendations. Beneficiaries and stakeholders also express increasing concern about Afghanistan’s current security and political stability. This brief study can inform students, researchers, scholars, and interested policymakers with the recent trends and future outlook.

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Danish MSS, Senjyu T, Zaheb H, Sabory NR, Ahmadi M, et al. (2020) “Afghanistan as an emerging regional energy hub” Journal of Sustainability Outreach (vol. 1, no. 1, pp. 10–14) https://doi.org/10.37357/1068/jso.1.1.02

 

APA

Danish, M. S. S., Senjyu, T., Zaheb, H., Sabory, N. R., Ahmadi, M., Ibrahimi, A. M., Nazari, Z., & Ahadi, M. H. (2020). Afghanistan as an emerging regional energy hub. Journal of Sustainability Outreach, 1(1), 10–14. https://doi.org/10.37357/1068/jso.1.1.02

 

MLA

Danish, Mir Sayed Shah, et al. “Afghanistan as an Emerging Regional Energy Hub.” Journal of Sustainability Outreach, vol. 1, no. 1, 2020, pp. 10–14. Open WorldCat, doi:10.37357/1068/jso.1.1.02.

 

Vancouver

Danish MSS, Senjyu T, Zaheb H, Sabory NR, Ahmadi M, Ibrahimi AM, et al. Afghanistan as an emerging regional energy hub. J Sustainability Outreach. 2020;1(1):10–4.

 

Chicago

Danish, Mir Sayed Shah, Tomonobu Senjyu, Hameedullah Zaheb, Najib Rahman Sabory, Mikaeel Ahmadi, Abdul Matin Ibrahimi, Zahra Nazari, and Mohammad Hamid Ahadi. 2020. “Afghanistan as an Emerging Regional Energy Hub.” Journal of Sustainability Outreach 1 (1): 10–14. https://doi.org/10.37357/1068/jso.1.1.02.

 

Elsevier

Danish, M.S.S., Senjyu, T., Zaheb, H., Sabory, N.R., Ahmadi, M., Ibrahimi, A.M., Nazari, Z., Ahadi, M.H., 2020. Afghanistan as an emerging regional energy hub. J. Sustainability Outreach 1, 10–14. https://doi.org/10.37357/1068/jso.1.1.02

 

IEEE

  1. S. S. Danish et al., “Afghanistan as an emerging regional energy hub,” J. Sustainability Outreach, vol. 1, no. 1, pp. 10–14, 2020, doi: 10.37357/1068/jso.1.1.02.

 

Springer

Danish, M.S.S., Senjyu, T., Zaheb, H., Sabory, N.R., Ahmadi, M., Ibrahimi, A.M., Nazari, Z., Ahadi, M.H.: Afghanistan as an emerging regional energy hub. J. Sustainability Outreach. 1, 10–14 (2020). https://doi.org/10.37357/1068/jso.1.1.02.

Authors

Mir Sayed Shah Danish
Strategic Research Projects Center, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa, Japan

Tomonobu Senjyu

Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa, Japan

Hameedullah Zaheb

Department of Energy Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Kabul University, Kabul, Afghanistan

Najib Rahman Sabory

Department of Energy Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Kabul University, Kabul, Afghanistan

Mikaeel Ahamadi

Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa, Japan

Abdul Matin Ibrahimi

Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa, Japan

Zahra Nazari

Department of Information Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Kabul Polytechnic University, Kabul, Afghanistan

Mohammad Hamid Ahadi

Department of Academic Affairs, Research and Education Promotion Association (REPA), Okinawa, Japan

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Acknowledgment

The author(s) has received no specific funding for this article/publication.