Essays about: "Low-Carbon Electricity"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 20 essays containing the words Low-Carbon Electricity.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. A Swedish Nuclear Future : Using explorative scenarios to assess energy security in low-carbon electricity systems

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Viktor Andersson; [2020]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Energy Security; Scenario Analysis; Low-Carbon Electricity; Nuclear Energy; Energy System Planning;

    Abstract : Positioned within the concepts of sustainable development and energy security, this study evaluates the prospects for Swedish electricity production to assist in reaching both national and international climate targets. The main purpose is to assess the capability of nuclear energy to form part of a national climate change mitigation approach, as well as a viable energy source for Sweden to rely on in the future. READ MORE

  3. 3. Discounting Transition Risk : The Development of a Climate Risk Model for Equity Portfolios

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Anne Kristin Kästner; [2020]
    Keywords : Climate risk; scenario analysis; transition; portfolio analysis; sustainable development; investment management;

    Abstract : To mitigate climate change, the transition to a low-carbon economy is imperative. Even though this transition poses unprecedented economic and social risks, academic research regarding the impacts of such risks on the financial sector is limited. READ MORE

  4. 4. Modelling of the Hong Kong Power System by 2030

    University essay from KTH/Energi och klimatstudier, ECS

    Author : Gauthier Pierre-Antoine Colonel-Bertrand; [2020]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : Hong Kong is a semi-autonomous region of the People’s Republic of China. As a former British colony on the South China Sea, it enjoyed early exposure to international trade. Hong Kong now features a developed liberal economy largely based on financial services. It is also densely populated and features little indigenous energy resources. READ MORE

  5. 5. Techno-economic comparative analysis on the renewable energy use potential in multi-family houses in Belgium

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

    Author : Benjamin van Dam; [2019]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : The buildings sector is growing rapidly, and this trend is expected to be maintained. Globally, buildings and construction combined represent roughly 39% of energy-related CO2 emissions. It is therefore crucial that the widespread implementation of low-carbon solutions for buildings and the use of renewable energy is accelerated rapidly. READ MORE