Essays about: "Renewable energy use"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 481 essays containing the words Renewable energy use.

  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. Oulu Biovillage: Exploring Blue Bioeconomy Ecosystem Opportunities in Oulu, Finland

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för arkitektur och byggd miljö

    Author : Emeline Lex; [2019]
    Keywords : Bioeconomy; blue bioeconomy; circular economy; ecosystem; waste-to-resource systems; local; community; regenerative; fish; aquaculture; renewable energies; biogas; bioenergy; live-work; cradle-to-cradle; typologies; greenhouse; environment; business; Oulu; Finland; Arts and Architecture;

    Abstract : By the year 2030, the world will need 50% more food, 45% more energy and 30% more water. This growth in demand will increase pressure on our natural resources. Ingenuitive and adaptive thinking will therefore be required in the ways we build our cities. READ MORE

  3. 3. Addressing the gap between Hungary’s biomass potential and its current practices

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Dora Leitner; [2019]
    Keywords : biomass; marginal land; environmental mainstreaming; National Rural Development Programme; Hungary; Sustainability Science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The European Union has committed to the ambitious target of increasing renewable energy sources by 27% in the energy consumption of member states by 2030. Biomass is considered as one of the most promising renewable energy resources to meet these goals. READ MORE

  4. 4. Adoption of high-technology products in emerging markets: The ACE-1 advanced biomass cookstove in rural Cambodia

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Anne Baltruschat; [2019]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Energy access; Clean cooking; Advanced biomass stoves; Adoption;

    Abstract : This study examines the adoption of clean cooking technologies in developing countries with a focus on the ACE-1 advanced biomass stove (ABS). Marginalized communities in rural environments are often exposed to high levels of Household Air Pollution (HAP) due to the common use of traditional cookstoves. READ MORE

  5. 5. Application of an energy sensitivity analysis when refurbishing buildings in Sweden

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Energi och ByggnadsDesign; Lunds universitet/Institutionen för arkitektur och byggd miljö

    Author : Gabriela Miti Tsuge Costa; Denise Hermansson; [2019]
    Keywords : Sensitivity analysis; Energy performance; Million program project; Refurbishment; IDA ICE; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : The European commission have set targets regarding the reduction of emission of greenhouse gases, the improvement of the energy efficiency and the use of renewable resources of energy respectively by 20 % by the year of 2020. Swedish targets are even more ambitious compared to the European Commission that aims to reduce the greenhouse gas emissions by 40 %, improve the energy efficiency by 20 % and make 50 % of the energy be produced from renewable resources. READ MORE