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Volume 13
Issue 3
Online publication date 2017-09-10
Title Methods of evaluating long-term financial effects of energy efficiency projects
Author Domagoj Sajter
Financial analysis of investments aimed at energy efficiency improvement differs from the standard investment analysis. The purpose of this article is to provide an overview of methodological approaches to evaluation of energy efficiency projects’ financial effects. Its contribution lies in providing conceptual framework for the analysis of energy efficiency methodology, as well as in comprehensive literature review. The findings show that the methods used for evaluation of financial effects of energy efficiency projects are determined by the three main categories: scope, timing, and approach. 


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Keywords Energy efficiency, profitability, evaluation methods, financial effects
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