Essays about: "District heating"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 291 essays containing the words District heating.

  1. 1. Production optimization for district heating : Short-term planning of district heating grid in Gävle, Sweden

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

    Author : Nicolas Lindgren; Karl Brogren; [2019]
    Keywords : Short-term planning; Optimization; District heating; Linear programming; Mixed integer non-linear programming; Branch and bound; Heat storage; MATLAB; TOMLAB;

    Abstract : Energy systems with a high portion of renewable energy from wind and solar power can suffer from fluctuations in production due to weak winds or cloudy weather, which may affect the electricity price. When producing heat and power in a combined heat and power plant, an additional heat storage tank can be used to store the heat surplus which is obtained when the power production is high, and the heat demand is low. READ MORE

  2. 2. DISTRICT HEAT PRICE MODEL ANALYSIS : A risk assesment of Mälarenergi's new district heat price model

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

    Author : Erik Landelius; Magnus Åström; [2019]
    Keywords : district heating; multilinear regression; Bootstrapping; Mälarenergi; weather parameters; heat prediction; statistical inference; Unscrambler;

    Abstract : Energy efficiency measures in buildings and alternative heating methods have led to a decreased demand for district heating (DH). Furthermore, due to a recent increase in extreme weather events, it is harder for DH providers to maintain a steady production leading to increased costs. These issues have led DH companies to change their price models. READ MORE

  3. 3. Climate Impact from Operational Energy Use in Facilities & Households

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Eveline Haugaard; [2019]
    Keywords : Operational energy use; Climate impact; LCA methodology; Environmental evaluation of energy;

    Abstract : In 2017, the Swedish Parliament voted for a climate aim which says Sweden should achieve zero net emissions of greenhouse gases in 2045. The building and construction sector is one of the sectors that needs to reduce it’s climate impact. As of 2016, 12. READ MORE

  4. 4. Hydronic Pavement Systems for Sustainable Winter Road Maintenance in Sweden : A Study of Hamnbacken in Visby

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Chirin Barikan; [2019]
    Keywords : Winter road maintenance; sustainable infrastructure; geoenergy; renewable energy; Nordic climate; BTES; surface water source heat; Halkbekämpning; hållbar infrastruktur; geoenergi; förnybar energi; nordiskt klimat; borrhål; sjövärme;

    Abstract : In countries with harsh winter climates extensive winter road maintenance is necessary to achieve traffic accessibility and road safety. These measures have high economic and environmental costs as snow free roads and winter road maintenance in Sweden today is achieved by a combination of mechanical snow clearance and the spreading of salt to prevent ice formation. READ MORE

  5. 5. Creating Hot Incentives : The case of Luleå Energi's new price model for district heating

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för ekonomi, teknik och samhälle

    Author : Kristoffer Sundström; [2019]
    Keywords : District heating; District heating markets; Bounded rationality; Price modelling; Energy markets; Incentives; Firm behavior; District heating pricing; Fjärrvärme; Fjärrvärmemarknader; Begränsad rationalitet; Prismodellering; Energimarknader; Incitament; Företagsbeteende; Prissättning på fjärrvärme;

    Abstract : In September 2017, Luleå Energi introduced a new price model on district heating for their enterprise customers with the intention to create stronger incentives for energy efficiency measures, and provide price signals that better correspond to the underlying production costs. The purpose of this thesis is to investigate whether the intentions of Luleå Energi has been fulfilled, not the least in the form of improved energy efficiency among the affected enterprises. READ MORE