Essays about: "district heating"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 285 essays containing the words district heating.

  1. 1. Rock cavern as thermal energy storage

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Energivetenskap

    Author : Simon Berglund; [2020]
    Keywords : Rock cavern; Waste heat; District heating; Intermittent operation; Sustainability; Heat storage; Carbon dioxide reduction; Bergrum; Spillvärme; Fjärrvärme; Intermittent drift; Hållbarhet; Värmelagring; Koldioxid reducering;

    Abstract : In the fall of 2019, a comprehensive idea study was conducted on heat storage in two rock caverns located at Näsudden in Skelleftehamn and was part of the project course "Energiteknik, huvudkurs" at Luleå University of Technology. This idea study investigated the conditions of using waste heat from Boliden AB:s copper smeltery (Rönnskär) and storing this waste heat in two rock caverns and use them as seasonal thermal storage tanks, with the purpose of using the heat in the nearby district heating network, thus replacing some of the oil burned at Rönnskär. READ MORE

  2. 2. Energy audit in Ockelbo healthcare center

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Energisystem och byggnadsteknik

    Author : Pedro De Wit; [2020]
    Keywords : energy audit; heat balance; energy use; greenhouse gases emissions; improvement measures; efficiency;

    Abstract : As the world is becoming aware of the impact of global warming reducing greenhouse gases emissions presents itself as a fundamental issue in order to avoid the environmental collapse and its negative consequences. One of the key points of this challenge it’s to make a responsable use of the energy. READ MORE

  3. 3. Urban experimentation in support of Sweden's sustainability transition : a case study of Brunnshög in Lund

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Jessica Clevenger; [2020]
    Keywords : Sustainability Science; sustainable urban development; socio-technical systems; multi-level perspective; transition pathways; urban experiment; Brunnshög; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The number of people living in urban areas has increased significantly over the past few decades. As such, cities have become centers for population and economic growth. These two factors, however, are also the most significant drivers of fossil fuel related CO2 emissions. READ MORE

  4. 4. Techno-economic Potential of Customer Flexibility : A Case Study

    University essay from KTH/Energiteknik

    Author : Maryan Bouraleh; [2020]
    Keywords : district heating; demand-side management; customer flexibility; thermal inertia; virtual storage; thermal energy storage; load shifting; space heating; multi-family dwellings; demand response; fjärrvärme; efterfrågesidahantering; kundflexibilitet; termisk tröghet; virtuell lagring; v¨armeenergilagring; lastförskjutning; byggnadsuppvärmning; flerfamiljshus; demand response;

    Abstract : District heating plays a major role in the Swedish energy system. It is deemed a renewable energy source and is the main provider for multi-family dwellings with 90 %. Although the district heating fuel mix consists of majority renewables, a share of 5 % is provided from fossil fuels. READ MORE

  5. 5. Optimization of a Combined Heat and Power Plant for the Future Electricity Market : A case study conducted at Söderenergi AB

    University essay from KTH/Energiteknik; KTH/Energiteknik

    Author : Linnéa Karkulahti; Monika Mizgalewicz; [2020]
    Keywords : energy; CHP; electricity prices; modeling; BoFiT; optimization; energi; kraftvärmeverk; elpriser; modellering; BoFiT; optimering;

    Abstract : The Swedish energy system is changing and two major events that are taking place are the phase out of nuclear power and the increase of wind power. The associated changes affect the electricity market and the electricity producers, including combined heat and power plants. READ MORE