Analysis of Synergistic Effect of Energy Efficiency Improvement and Vocational Competence Development

Authors

  • Chao Yang chool of Education University of San Carlos
  • Milagros L. Tabasa School of Education University of San Carlos

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.4108/ew.5851

Keywords:

energy efficiency improvement, occupational capacity development, synergies, sustainable development

Abstract

INTRODUCTION: Growing global energy demand and constant competition for energy resources have made energy efficiency a focus of international attention. At the same time, occupational competency development is crucial for sustained individual and overall economic growth.

OBJECTIVES: This study explores the synergistic effects of energy efficiency improvement and occupational competence development to inform policy-making and business strategies.

METHODS: A literature review summarises relevant theories and research progress on energy efficiency improvement and occupational capability development. Then, the relationship between energy efficiency improvement and vocational ability development was analyzed in depth using econometric models and a large amount of empirical data.

RESULTS: There is a significant positive association between energy efficiency improvement and vocational ability development. Specifically, improving energy efficiency not only reduces the cost of energy consumption and enhances productivity but also helps promote technological innovation and industrial upgrading, which in turn enhances the level of occupational ability of workers. In turn, improving occupational ability further encourages technological innovation and productivity in enterprises, forming a virtuous circle and promoting the sustainable development of the economy.

CONCLUSION: This study reveals the synergistic effect between energy efficiency improvement and vocational competence development, emphasizing the critical role of energy efficiency improvement and vocational competence development in promoting economic growth and achieving sustainable development.

 

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03-05-2024

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Yang C, Tabasa ML. Analysis of Synergistic Effect of Energy Efficiency Improvement and Vocational Competence Development. EAI Endorsed Trans Energy Web [Internet]. 2024 May 3 [cited 2024 May 20];11. Available from: https://publications.eai.eu/index.php/ew/article/view/5851