Problems and Perspectives of Energy Security of Single - Industry Towns of the Republic of Kazakhstan

Authors

  • Bauyrzhan Yessengeldin Buketov Karaganda State University
  • Gulzada Mukhamediyeva Buketov Karaganda State University
  • Diana Sitenko Buketov Karaganda State University
  • Aiman Zhumanova Buketov Karaganda State University

Abstract

The article considers the place and role of single-industry towns of the Republic of Kazakhstan in the country's electric power system. These zones of electricity usage are analysed by production and consumption of electricity by Kazakhstan's single-industry towns. The article also describes the factors affecting the energy security of single-industry towns among which the production factors that might trigger reduction in energy supply as a result of low-quality coal. There are some other factors underlined in the article. The main directions for ensuring the energy security of single-industry towns have been identified by energy zones. 

Keywords: energy security, Kazakhstan, electric power system

JEL Classifications: Q4, Q48

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Author Biographies

Bauyrzhan Yessengeldin, Buketov Karaganda State University

professor of economic faculty

Gulzada Mukhamediyeva, Buketov Karaganda State University

PhD student of economic faculty

Diana Sitenko, Buketov Karaganda State University

PhD, associate professor of economic faculty

Aiman Zhumanova, Buketov Karaganda State University

PhD, senior lecturer of economic faculty

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Published

2018-01-24

How to Cite

Yessengeldin, B., Mukhamediyeva, G., Sitenko, D., & Zhumanova, A. (2018). Problems and Perspectives of Energy Security of Single - Industry Towns of the Republic of Kazakhstan. International Journal of Energy Economics and Policy, 8(1), 116–121. Retrieved from https://www.econjournals.com/index.php/ijeep/article/view/5661

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