Title: Coordinated development of energy-saving and emission-reduction evolution systems in the Yangtze River delta

Authors: Min Fu; Aiqin Hua; Xinghua Fan; Guochang Fang; Lixin Tian

Addresses: Center for Energy Development and Environmental Protection, Jiangsu University, Zhenjiang, Jiangsu 212013, China ' Center for Energy Development and Environmental Protection, Jiangsu University, Zhenjiang, Jiangsu 212013, China ' Center for Energy Development and Environmental Protection, Jiangsu University, Zhenjiang, Jiangsu 212013, China ' Center for Energy Development and Environmental Protection, Jiangsu University, Zhenjiang, Jiangsu 212013, China ' Center for Energy Development and Environmental Protection, Jiangsu University, Zhenjiang, Jiangsu 212013, China; School of Mathematical Sciences, Nanjing Normal University, Nanjing, 210046, China

Abstract: Development trends differ in different regions although China has gained steady development in the society, economy, energy and the environment according to its national strategy. The Energy-Saving and Emission-Reduction (ESER) evolution system can synthetically reflect the development trend of energy, environment and economy of a region. Based on the good efficiency of impulsive control, coordinated development of ESER evolution systems is researched by using synchronisation theory as the regulation theory for regional coordinated development. First, the synchronisation is realised with the impulsive control theoretically. Parameters of the evolution system are estimated from real data about energy and economy. Furthermore, the realisation of impulsive control is verified with fixed parameters and showed by numerical simulations. The evolution trend of energy intensity is obtained from the ESER system, which fits the actual developing trend well.

Keywords: energy saving; emissions reduction; evolution systems; impulsive control; empirical analysis; development coordination; China; Yangtze River delta; regional development; synchronisation theory; numerical simulation; energy intensity; GHG emissions; greenhouse gases.

DOI: 10.1504/IJGEI.2016.073979

International Journal of Global Energy Issues, 2016 Vol.39 No.1/2, pp.35 - 47

Received: 26 Aug 2014
Accepted: 03 Feb 2015

Published online: 29 Dec 2015 *

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