Essays about: "Waste-to-Energy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 43 essays containing the word Waste-to-Energy.

  1. 1. Investigation of carbon capture technologies for Sävenäs waste-to-energy plant

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för samhällsbyggnad och naturresurser

    Author : Jasmine Andersson; [2020]
    Keywords : CCS; flue gas treatment; waste incineration; energy balance; emission abatement;

    Abstract : Carbon capture technologies have the potential to decarbonize the emissions to air from the heat and power sector and contribute to the necessary greenhouse gas emission mitigation in order to meet the Paris Agreement requirements. The energy requirement and ability to retrofit carbon capture units are crucial to convert existing power plants into more environmental benign processes to meet the Swedish national goal of greenhouse gas neutrality at 2045. READ MORE

  2. 2. An Energy Management Oriented Analysis: Case Study of a Waste to Energy Plant in Lecco, Italy

    University essay from KTH/Kraft- och värmeteknologi

    Author : Noemi Cerra; [2019]
    Keywords : ISO 50001; Energy Management; Energy Management System; Energy Efficiency; Waste To Energy; Energy Review.; ISO 50001; Energihantering; Energihanteringssystem; Energieffektivitet; Avfall till energi; Energibesiktning.;

    Abstract : The ISO 50001 standard on energy management systems was released in 2011 with the aim of providing organizations with a standardised guideline for the evaluation and continual improvement of energy performance. Complex structures such as the waste to energy (WTE) sector, which must comply with social, environmental, economic and productivity objectives, can benefit from the development of a compliant energy management system (EnMS). READ MORE

  3. 3. Prospects of Renewable Energy for the New City of El Alamein, Egypt : An Energy System Model using OSeMOSYS to obtain the most cost-efficient electricity production mix

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik; KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik; KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Simon Färegård; Marko Miletic; Erik von Schultz; [2019]
    Keywords : Renewable Energy; Energy System Modelling; OSeMOSYS; El Alamein; Egypt; Förnyelsebar Energi; energisystemmodellering; OSeMOSYS; El Alamein; Egypten;

    Abstract : With the motivation to mitigate the effects caused by one of humankind’s biggest challenges, climate change, the purpose of this minor field study was to examine the prospects of renewable energy technologies as part of a larger ambition to offer clean and affordable energy for all, in line with United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. The study was conducted for El Alamein in Egypt, a city under construction that will house four million residents. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Copenhill Crisis. The Dark Side of Planning The Greenest Waste-fired Power Plant Ever Seen

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Ulrik Kohl; [2019]
    Keywords : urban politics; power plant; neoliberal planning; iconicity; city marketing; sustainable energy; waste-to-energy; dark side of planning;

    Abstract : This thesis is about the making of a power plant. It sheds light on how neoliberal ideas shape large public investments in sustainable energy infrastructure. It tells the story of how the City of Copenhagen decided to build what was claimed to be the greenest waste-fired power plant in the world: Copenhill. READ MORE

  5. 5. CO2 savings of selling food surplus in plastic trays compared to incineration and anaerobic digestion in Sweden. : With an application at KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Viktoria Rodopoulou; [2019]
    Keywords : waste management; food surplus; energy savings; waste to energy technologies; life cycle assessment;

    Abstract : Food waste has become a global environmental concern in recent years with food waste prevention being the optimal solution. In Sweden, initiatives to reduce food waste, focus on re-using methods like selling or donating food. The purpose of this study is to analyze the environmental savings, in terms of CO2 eq. READ MORE