Essays about: "Energy communities"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 147 essays containing the words Energy communities.

  1. 1. Renewable Energy Communities - Exploring behavioral and motivational factors behind the willingness to participate in Renewable Energy Communities in Germany

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Anna Kracher; [2021]
    Keywords : Renewable Energy Communities; willingness to participate; behavioral insights; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Several studies and actors have emphasized the role of Renewable Energy Communities as collective citizen initiatives enhancing the decentralized, low-carbon energy transition. Despite the social, environmental, and economic benefits, several changes in the energy policies in Germany have led to a decrease of newly registered Renewable Energy Communities. READ MORE

  2. 2. The effect of imperfect resource conversion and recurring perturbations on byproduct cross- feeding chains in digital communities

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Institutionen för fysik, kemi och biologi

    Author : Filippa Frejborg; [2021]
    Keywords : byproduct cross-feeding; cross-feeding interactions; digital evolution; digital organisms; gut microbiome; recurring perturbations; resource conversion;

    Abstract : The gut microbiome plays a vital role in human health. Disturbances of this microbial system is associated with diseases such as obesity and inflammatory bowel disease. In populations of microbial species, many organisms partake in byproduct cross-feeding interactions, where byproducts from one organism are consumed by other microbes. READ MORE

  3. 3. A comparative Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) study of centralized and decentralized wastewater heat recovery in Stockholm, Sweden

    University essay from KTH/Energiteknik

    Author : Deniz Pektas; [2021]
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    Abstract : The cities bear a large role in the climate crisis. However, this also means that they have a big potential in the transition towards sustainable communities and a sustainable world. Up to 90 % of energy use within the urban water cycle is allocated to hot water heating for end users. READ MORE

  4. 4. Business Models for Energy Communities : A Case Study on the Swedish Market

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för industriell teknik och management (ITM)

    Author : Eric Hartmanis; Robin Lindblom; [2021]
    Keywords : Energy Communities; Prosumer; Business Models; Energy Systems; Renewable Energy; Photovoltaics; Lack of Grid Capacity; Energisamhällen; Energigemenskaper; Prosumer; Affärsmodell; Energisystem; Förnyelsebar Energi; Solceller; Effektbrist; Kapacitetsbrist;

    Abstract : Global warming is one of our time’s most pressing issues and the energy industry is the leading cause. In the current Swedish electricity systems, individual consumers hold little to no power as the system is inherently centralized, with large incumbent actors. READ MORE

  5. 5. Life cycle assessment of hybrid systems for rural electrification in Bolivia

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för kemi, bioteknologi och hälsa (CBH)

    Author : Sandu Seres; [2021]
    Keywords : Diesel; Stirling; Photovoltaic; impact category;

    Abstract : Bolivia is a developing country in South America. Many rural communities still lack access to electricity. The extension of the National Grid System to all rural communities is not feasible due to economic and topographic challenges as well as the environmental problems that may arise. To tackle these problems, Off-grid solutions are implemented. READ MORE