Essays about: "Energy Transition"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 310 essays containing the words Energy Transition.

  1. 1. Quantum statistics and the magnetocaloric effect

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Materialteori

    Author : Anna Sandberg; [2020]
    Keywords : quantum statistics; magnetocaloric effect; magnetocaloric; magnetic cooling; simulation;

    Abstract : Caloric materials show prospect in replacing the function of vaporcompression systems in todays cooling devices, resulting in more energy efficient cooling and eliminating the need for refrigerents which contribute to climate change. This project has focused on magnetocaloric materials, which experience changes in temperature when exposed to magnetic fields. READ MORE

  2. 2. Green Cloud Transition & Environmental Impacts of Stock Exchanges : A Case Study of Nasdaq, a Global Stock Exchange Company

    University essay from KTH/Industriell ekonomi och organisation (Inst.); KTH/Industriell ekonomi och organisation (Inst.)

    Author : David Östlin; Nils Frisk Arfvidsson; [2020]
    Keywords : Cloud computing; Green cloud; Environmental impacts; Environmental footprint; Financial services; Stock exchanges; Cloud transitions; Multi-level perspective; Molntjänster; Grön molntjänst; Miljöpåverkan; Miljöavtryck; Finansiella marknader; Börser; Molnövergång; Multi-Level Perspective;

    Abstract : To address the issues of climate change and reduce the emissions released into the atmosphere, society and companies, including the financial markets, need to adjust how they act and conduct business. The financial markets are vital in the transition towards a more sustainable society and stock exchanges are a central actor to enhance green finance, enabling green securities to be traded. READ MORE

  3. 3. Carbon-Intensive Path Dependencies in the Electric Grid: Assessing the Effect of Coal-Fired Power Plant Closures on Future Renewable Energy Adoption

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Cole Anderson Steinberg; [2020]
    Keywords : Energy Transition; Coal Closures; Renewable Energy; Carbon Lock-In; Fuel-Switching; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Increasingly severe consequences of fossil fuel consumption have proliferated the exigency of an energy transition to zero and low-carbon electricity generation technology. Despite its relative reduction in market share in the United States, coal continues to play a role in future energy scenarios. This study examines the contiguous U.S. READ MORE

  4. 4. BLUE GAS

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Industridesign

    Author : Jeff Daniel Bennett; [2020]
    Keywords : Arts and Architecture; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : For a city and culture that excels at adding value to waste, Kisumu struggles with a systematic approach for solid-waste management. Food and animal wastes run rampant in the streets while families still cook for hoursevery day using harmful fuels like kerosene, charcoal and firewood. READ MORE

  5. 5. Sustainability Transition in the Italian Electricity System: Incumbent Actors and their Power

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Filippo Guarnieri; [2020]
    Keywords : Social Sciences;

    Abstract : On a global scale, the energy system is the biggest contributor to anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions, which accelerate the processes of global warming and climate change. The sustainability transition of energy systems is fundamental if the Paris Agreement goal of keeping the increase in global average temperature to below 2˚C compared to preindustrial levels is to be achieved. READ MORE