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Original Paper


UDC 330.47 © L.N. Shcherbakova, E.K. Evdokimova, E.A. Fedulova, 2023

ISSN 0041-5790 (Print) • ISSN 2412-8333 (Online) • Ugol’ – Russian Coal Journal, 2023, № 4, pp. 79-83

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18796/0041-5790-2023-4-79-83






Shcherbakova L.N.1,Evdokimova E.K.1, Fedulova E.A.1


1Kemerovo State University, Kemerovo, 650000, Russian Federation


Authors Information

Shcherbakova L.N., Doctor of Economic Sciences,Professor of the Department of Economic Theory and Public Administration,e-mail: ludmilashc@yandex.ru

Evdokimova E.K., PhD (Economic), Associate Professor of the Department of Economic Theory and Public Administration, e-mail: elena_evdokimova@inbox.ru

Fedulova E.A., Doctor of Economic Sciences,Head of the Department of Economic Theory and Public Administration,e-mail: fedulovaea@mail.ru



This article proves that there is a variant of decarbonization of energy industries that is not associated with the use of an alternative, "green" economy. It corresponds to countries rich in resources, including the Russian economy, their option for reducing the negative impact on the environment is to reduce energy consumption in the economy. The article analyzes the following ways to achieve this goal. In accordance with the concept of the "circular economy", lean production is considered as one of the ways to reduce energy consumption, and attention is also paid to building business models focused on the reuse of resources, waste recycling. As part of the search for new forms of management, new management models, diversification of production has been allocated, which is based on the rejection of narrow specialization and the growth of efficiency due to the formation of new structures or functions of the enterprise. Particular importance is given to the digital transformation of the electric power industry, since it provides ample opportunities for saving resources by accelerating the speed and improving the quality of information, new production management capabilities, and the use of fundamentally new devices and tools.



Electric power industry, Diversification of production, Direct vertical, Reverse vertical, Horizontal diversification, Digital services.



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The research performed under Agreement No. 075-15-2022-1195 dated 30.09.2022, signed between the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation and the Federal State Budgetary Educational Institution of Higher Education Kemerovo State University


For citation

Shcherbakova L.N.,Evdokimova E.K. & Fedulova E.A.Possibilities for "non-green" decarbonisation in the energy sectors. Ugol’, 2023, (4), pp. 79-83. (In Russ.). DOI: 10.18796/0041-5790-2023-4-79-83.


Paper info

Received February 20, 2023

Reviewed February 28, 2023

Accepted March 27, 2023


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