Essays about: "Uncertainty reduction"

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  1. 1. THE REASONS AND CONDITIONS OF SYMBOLIC POLITICS IN ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY. A case study of the reasons and conditions for use of symbolic politics in the decision of Low Emission Zones for cars in Stockholm

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Charlotte Darvik; [2020-03-04]
    Keywords : Symbolic politics; Low emission zones; Environmental policies; Air quality;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to examine the reasons and conditions for symbolic politics in the decision to implement Low emission zones (LEZ) for cars in Stockholm. A LEZ restricts the ability to move with certain vehicles in an area to improve air quality, decrease congestion and sending a signal for upgrading the car/vehicle fleet (Connelly et.al. 2012). READ MORE

  2. 2. Sea Level Rise Vulnerability Assessment for Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Marwa al Kabban; [2019]
    Keywords : Physical Geography and Ecosystem analysis; GIS; Sea Level Rise; Vulnerability Assessment; Modelling Sea Level Rise; Impacts Assessment of Sea Level Rise; GIS application in Sea Level Rise; Disaster Risk Reduction DRR ; Government Information Sharing GIS ; ArcGIS Web App Builder Dashboard; Sea Level Rise Story Map; Earth and Environmental Sciences; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : The phenomenon of global warming has become a fact, however; the uncertainty is about the magnitude and acceleration of its manifestations. Global mean sea level rise is one of the results induced by global warming and is happening with an undetectable accelerated pace. READ MORE

  3. 3. Power Plant Operation Optimization Economic dispatch of combined cycle power plants

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

    Author : Stefano Rosso; [2019]
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    Abstract : As electricity production from renewable sources increases, higher flexibility is required by fossil fuel generation to cope with the inherent fluctuations of solar and wind power. This results in shorter operating cycles and steeper ramps for the turbines, and more uncertainty for the operators. READ MORE

  4. 4. Standardization in Sustainability Transitions : A Study on Stakeholder Attitudes and Power Relations During the Standardization Process in the Vehicle-to-Grid Ecosystem

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

    Author : Julia Elf; Ludvig Svensson; [2019]
    Keywords : Sustainability transition; Electric vehicles; Vehicle-to-grid; Standardization; Power relations;

    Abstract : The electrification of the transportation sector plays an important role in the sustainability transition as successful electric vehicle (EV) integration allows for the reduction of CO2 emissions. Moreover, bidirectional capabilities of the EVs (vehicle-to-grid) further facilitate this transition by supporting the electricity grid while lowering the cost of ownership of EVs when revenues from grid-supporting services are split between stakeholders. READ MORE

  5. 5. Idea Management in Technology Development : Evaluation Criteria for Value Proposition, Technology and Strategy

    University essay from Högskolan i Halmstad/Centrum för innovations-, entreprenörskaps- och lärandeforskning (CIEL)

    Author : Markus Dunstheimer; [2019]
    Keywords : technology development; idea management; evaluation criteria; innovation management;

    Abstract : Purpose Idea Management as key activity in the front-end of innovation is crucial for not only targeting new products but also for new technologies. Nevertheless, the interrelations between Idea Management and Technology Development are still not fully understood. READ MORE