Essays about: "economic efficiency"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 508 essays containing the words economic efficiency.

  1. 1. Municipal Land Allocations: Legally Problematic but Economically Efficient? A Study of the Relation Between Land Allocations and State Aid.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Julia Norén; [2017-10-21]
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    Abstract : Exploitation of municipal-owned land may be done through distribution of land allocations. A land allocation means the sole right for developers to negotiate with municipalities regarding how a specific area of municipal-owned land should be exploited. READ MORE

  2. 2. Aspiring for Added Value with Energy Efficient Building Renovation : REN2017 – a method for component-based selection and evaluation of building refurbishment options

    University essay from Mälardalens högskola/Akademin för ekonomi, samhälle och teknik; Mälardalens högskola/Akademin för ekonomi, samhälle och teknik

    Author : Johannes Leo; Peter Hansen; [2017]
    Keywords : Building refurbishment retrofit; Energy saving; Refurbishment via environmental rating tools; Added values; CCE; CSR; Post-occupancy-evaluation building assessment;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to develop and propose a heuristic prescriptive method, REN2017, for identifying and evaluating component-based refurbishment options from an energy-economic and added value standpoint; and to evaluate the method in terms of its usefulness in a real life scenario.  This study uses an abductive single-case study approach with threads of action research encompassing primary data, from the study object and two reference objects, of on-site inspections, unstructured interviews with professionals and staff surveys. READ MORE

  3. 3. Optimization of floating PV systems : Case study for a shrimp farm in Thailand

    University essay from Mälardalens högskola/Framtidens energi

    Author : Wästhage Louise; [2017]
    Keywords : Shrimp farm cultivation; OptiCE; Renewable reliability; LCOE; Floating PV system; Tracking floating system;

    Abstract : The use of solar photovoltaic (PV) systems have expanded rapidly the last decade and today’s market includes several different solar utilizations, where floating PV is one of them. Previous studies have shown how floating PV systems increase the PV efficiency and at the same time reduce the water evaporation. READ MORE

  4. 4. No Care for Distance : The (Market) Logic of Regionalizing Maternity Care

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Kulturgeografiska institutionen

    Author : Martin Westin; [2017]
    Keywords : Social Reproduction; Neoliberalism; Maternity Care; Regionalization; Spatial Inequality;

    Abstract : A wave of maternity unit closure is sweeping through the North Atlantic zone, leaving rural communities without the care they crucially need. In its wake resistance grows, mobilizing against closures in the face of a discourse of economic efficiency and neoliberal austerity. READ MORE

  5. 5. Wave power - The future of energy supply? Focusing on its sealing solutions

    University essay from KTH/Maskinkonstruktion (Inst.); KTH/Maskinkonstruktion (Inst.)

    Author : Christian Kälvegren; Tobias Sjölin; [2017]
    Keywords : Gaiter; sealing concepts; wave power; Damask; tätningskoncept; vågkraft;

    Abstract : A new concept for extracting renewable power has been developed at KTH Electric Power and Energy Systems, this time regarding wave power. Unlike other wave energy converters this concepts generator opens up the possibility to be operative also during low speed and at the same time preserve high power density and efficiency. READ MORE