Essays about: "carbon and coal"

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  1. 1. Development and Testing of a Hydro-Chemical River MixingModel to Investigate Sources of Carbon and Mercury in the Mackenzie River Basin, Canada

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Luft-, vatten- och landskapslära

    Author : Torbjörn-Johannes Erikson; [2020]
    Keywords : mercury; Hg; POC; DOC; Mackenzie River; kvicksilver; Hg; DOC; POC; Mackenziefloden;

    Abstract : Mercury, Hg, is found in Arctic biota in alarming quantity, posing a potential health risk for the local population. It is believed that the large Arctic rivers contribute to this. The Mackenzie River annually transports approximately 325 km3 water to the Arctic Ocean, which is ca 10% of the freshwater received. READ MORE

  2. 2. Carbon-Intensive Path Dependencies in the Electric Grid: Assessing the Effect of Coal-Fired Power Plant Closures on Future Renewable Energy Adoption

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Cole Anderson Steinberg; [2020]
    Keywords : Energy Transition; Coal Closures; Renewable Energy; Carbon Lock-In; Fuel-Switching; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Increasingly severe consequences of fossil fuel consumption have proliferated the exigency of an energy transition to zero and low-carbon electricity generation technology. Despite its relative reduction in market share in the United States, coal continues to play a role in future energy scenarios. This study examines the contiguous U.S. READ MORE

  3. 3. Feasibility study for a 300kW pilot scale hydrogen production process from wood biomass : The case of Sandviksverket, Växjö

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för byggd miljö och energiteknik (BET)

    Author : Derick Samjeila Ewang; [2020]
    Keywords : Hydrogen; Biomass; Pyrolysis; Gasification; Combustion.;

    Abstract : Historically, fossil fuel sources (coal, oil and natural gas) have played significant role in meet global energy demand. As global population continue to rise, more and more energy resources are needed and there is a continuous depletion of these energy resources. READ MORE

  4. 4. Modeling least cost electricity system scenarios for Bangladesh using OSeMOSYS

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : John Mogren Olsson; [2020]
    Keywords : Bangladesh; Energy System Model; Scenarios; OSeMOSYS; Carbon Dioxide Emissions; Bangladesh; Energisystem model; Scenarion; OSeMOSYS; Koldioxidutsläpp;

    Abstract : In order to achieve sustainable development, countries like Bangladesh need to develop their electricity systems to guarantee their citizens access to modern energy services and achieve economic development, while not compromising the global climate. The purpose of this study is to examine what mix of technologies leads to the least costs for the electricity system under different scenario assumptions. READ MORE

  5. 5. Design of RCC gravity dam and FEM modelling in GeoStudio - Longtan dam

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Teknisk vattenresurslära

    Author : Patrick Lucas Arkadiusz Bochnak; Maria Eugenia Correa Saracco; [2020]
    Keywords : RCC; China; Longtan dam; Flood routing; GeoStudio; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : China’s rapid economic development has led to a continuously increasing energy demand and the country is the world’s biggest energy user as of today. The country accounts for around 23% of the global energy production, but 70% of the Chinese energy is generated with coal power and China is the biggest emitter of CO2 in the world. READ MORE