RENEWABLE ENERGY RESOURCES IN AGRICULTURE: POTENTIAL AND LEGAL FRAMEWORK IN THE REPUBLIC OF SERBIA

  • Nadežda Ljubojev, PhD University of Novi Sad, Technical Faculty “Mihajlo Pupin”, Zrenjanin http://orcid.org/0000-0001-9991-6702
  • Marijana Dukić-Mijatović, PhD University of Business Academy, Law Faculty of Economics and Justice, Novi Sad, and University Novi Sad, Faculty of Economy in Subotica, Subotica
  • Željko Vojinović, PhD University Novi Sad, Faculty of Economy in Subotica, Subotica

Abstract

The disappearance of natural resources, development of environmental awareness and need to rationalize their spending, and in order to reduce the cost of energy production, caused an increasing need for the development and use of renewable energy sources (RES).Larger use of RES would provide energy security and lower energy imports. Of all forms of RES in R. Serbia, the biomass energy potential comes first. There has been considered legal framework relevant to the use of RES at the European level and within the boundaries of the R. Serbia. The authors point to the need for further harmonization of domestic legislation with global and European trends in the field of RES, as well as obligations from ratified international documents and the European integration process. The article also shows the potential of RES in agriculture as well as the actual state of exploitability in R. Serbia. Increasing the use of RES in R. Serbia can help diversify Serbian’s energy supply, create growth and jobs, and lower greenhouse gas emissions.

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Published
2018-09-23
How to Cite
LJUBOJEV, Nadežda; DUKIĆ-MIJATOVIĆ, Marijana; VOJINOVIĆ, Željko. RENEWABLE ENERGY RESOURCES IN AGRICULTURE: POTENTIAL AND LEGAL FRAMEWORK IN THE REPUBLIC OF SERBIA. Economics of Agriculture, [S.l.], v. 65, n. 3, p. 1227-1239, sep. 2018. ISSN 2334-8453. Available at: <http://ea.bg.ac.rs/index.php/EA/article/view/894>. Date accessed: 11 dec. 2018. doi: https://doi.org/10.5937/ekoPolj1803227L.