SUSTAINABILITY IN ENERGY MAINTENANCE: A GLOBAL REVIEW OF POLICIES AND TECHNOLOGIES FOR SUSTAINABLE ENERGY INFRASTRUCTURE MANAGEMENT
Joachim Osheyor Gidiagba, Joel Leonard, Oluwaseun Ayo Ojunjobi, Kelechi Anthony Ofonagoro, Olawe Alaba Tula, Chibuike Daraojimba
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The imperative of sustainability in energy maintenance has gained prominence as societies strive to address environmental concerns and ensure the longevity of energy infrastructure. This paper conducts a comprehensive global review of policies and technologies aimed at achieving sustainable energy infrastructure management. By examining the intersection of environmental impact, economic benefits, and social considerations, the paper highlights the critical role of sustainable energy maintenance in addressing the world’s energy needs. The study delves into international agreements, national energy policies, regulatory frameworks, and standards that drive sustainable practices. Furthermore, the paper explores technological innovations encompassing renewable energy integration, energy storage, predictive maintenance, and sustainable construction techniques. Challenges such as economic barriers, technological limitations, and policy implementation are discussed alongside successful case studies. In conclusion, the paper emphasizes the significance of a sustainable energy future and the necessity of collaborative efforts to achieve it.