Essays about: "economic efficiency"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 452 essays containing the words economic efficiency.

  1. 1. Evaluation of sustainability criteria for small-scale wastewater treatment facilities

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Edvard Nordenskjöld; [2017]
    Keywords : On-site sewage facilities; phosphorus; micropollutants; multi-criteria analysis; precipitation; adsorption; full-scale; wastewater treatment; Enskilda avlopp; fosfor; mikroföroreningar; multi-kriterie analys; utfällning; adsorption; fullskala; avloppsrening;

    Abstract : There are about 700,000 on-site sewage facilities (OSSFs) in Sweden, almost a quarter of which amount only to septic tanks for sludge collection and removal, with no form of post-treatment. All these OSSFs contribute about 10 % of the total anthropogenic phosphorus (P) load from Swedish coasts to the Baltic Sea. READ MORE

  2. 2. Adaptation of Solar Energy Driven Absorption Chillers for Air Conditioning in Commercial Building

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för bygg- energi- och miljöteknik

    Author : Ranjith Shantha De Silva Kalinga; [2017]
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    Abstract : The most recent analysis of energy usage in the country reveled that nearly 50% of the power generation is used for air conditioning and mechanical ventilation most of which is used by commercial organizations. The grid generation mix that contains a high percentage of fossil fuel makes such energy usage environment unfriendly. READ MORE

  3. 3. A credit-plus approach : the way to increase women´s empowerment in microcredit? - Evidence from Colombia

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Sara Eriksson; [2017]
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    Abstract : Does participation in microcredit programs lead to the empowerment of women? The answer is not clear-cut, and earlier studies report ambivalent results. The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals number 5 argues for the importance of finding paths to empowerment. READ MORE

  4. 4. Simulation and Optimization of a Hybrid Renewable Energy System for application on a Cuban farm

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Fasta tillståndets fysik

    Author : Malin Frisk; [2017]
    Keywords : renewable energy; hybrid energy system; Cuba;

    Abstract : This paper presents an analysis of the feasibility of utilizing a hybrid renewable energy system to supply the energy demand of a milk and meat farm in Cuba. The study performs simulation and optimization to obtain a system design of a hybrid renewable energy system for application on the farm Desembarco del Granma in the Villa Clara province in the central part of Cuba, for three different cases of biomass availability. READ MORE

  5. 5. Improvement of Store Operations in the fast fashion industry : A case study of how a leading fashion retailer can adapt to transformations coming from growing efficiency requirements and rapidly changing technology

    University essay from KTH/Industriell Management; KTH/Industriell Management

    Keywords : fast fashion; store operations; store efficiency; stockroom process; RFID adoption; outsourcing; fashion retail supply chain; RFID implementation; outsourcing implementation;

    Abstract : In the last few decades, new vertically integrated players have appeared in the fashion industry providing their customers with lower prices and an increased number of seasons per year. In this context, the need for high efficiency levels among the fast fashion retailers appears as a necessity to survive. READ MORE