Energy Security

International and Local Issues, Theoretical Perspectives, and Critical Energy Infrastructures


ISBN: 978-94-007-0718-4 (Print) 978-94-007-0719-1 (Online)

Table of contents (18 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-ix

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-5


  3. Diversity on Energy Security: An International Perspective

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 7-7

    2. Chapter

      Pages 9-21

      European Security – A European Perspective

    3. Chapter

      Pages 23-36

      The European Union and the Wider Black Sea Region: Interests, Challenges and Opportunities

    4. Chapter

      Pages 37-45

      Issues of Energy Security in the Black Sea Region

    5. Chapter

      Pages 47-53

      Considerations on Sustainable Development and Energy Security

    6. Chapter

      Pages 55-68

      Lessons Learned for Regional and Global Energy Security

  4. Theoretical Perspectives to Energy Security

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 69-69

    2. Chapter

      Pages 71-78

      Enlarging the Perspective: Energy Security Via Equilibrium, Information, and Computation

    3. Chapter

      Pages 79-107

      Faces of Resilience

    4. Chapter

      Pages 109-124

      Stochastic Simulation of Critical Infrastructures for Electric Power Transmission

    5. Chapter

      Pages 125-176

      Conversion of Renewable Kinetic Energy of Water: Synthesis, Theoretical Modeling, and Experimental Evaluation

    6. Chapter

      Pages 177-234

      On the Modelling and Evaluation of Security of Energy Supply in Regional Environments

    7. Chapter

      Pages 235-246

      Energy Security: A Problem of Complex Systems and Complex Situations

    8. Chapter

      Pages 247-269

      Cyber Security: Threat Identification, Risk and Vulnerability Assessment

  5. Critical Energy Infrastructures: Operational Efficiency, Security, and Governance

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 271-271

    2. Chapter

      Pages 273-303

      Asset Criticality in European Gas Pipeline Systems – Increasing Challenges for NATO, Its Member States and Industrial Protection of Critical Energy Infrastructure

    3. Chapter

      Pages 305-316

      Operational Analysis Support to Energy Security in South East Europe: A Bulgarian Academic Community Approach

    4. Chapter

      Pages 317-331

      Energy Security for Industrial and Military Installations: Emergent Conditions that Influence the Strategic Selection of Technologies

    5. Chapter

      Pages 333-336

      The Energy Incident Data Base

    6. Chapter

      Pages 337-412

      An Energy Security Strategy for Romania: Promoting Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Sources

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 413-413