Essays about: "energy intensive industries"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 34 essays containing the words energy intensive industries.

  1. 1. The Factory of the Future: An analysis on buildings, HVAC, and heat recovery systems in order to reduce energy consumption

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för energivetenskaper

    Author : Christina Naumburg; [2022]
    Keywords : HVAC; energy; consumption; electricity; industry; heat recovery; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : The industrial sector in Sweden accounted for 38 percent of the country’s total energy consumption in 2019. As the world’s focus has shifted drastically on energy consumption, the industry sector’s has as well due to energy initiatives and government-driven regulations. READ MORE

  2. 2. The cornerstone of EU climate policy: does it impact innovation? Long-term evidence from the Swedish Pulp and Paper Industry

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Simon Wiklander; [2022]
    Keywords : Environmental Policy; Carbon Pricing; Emissions Trading System; Hicks Induced Innovation Hypothesis; Emissions Reduction; Pulp and Paper Industry; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The EU Emissions Trading System (ETS) is a cornerstone of the union’s strategy to mitigate climate change and innovation is integral to emissions reduction, as well as an aim of the policy. To study if the EU ETS is associated with increased innovation, the Swedish Pulp and Paper Industry (PPI) poses an interesting case. READ MORE

  3. 3. Incentives and actions of a transitioning industry

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Edgar Knight; [2022]
    Keywords : climate change; the Paris Agreement; Swedish climate act; Sustainable Development Goals; steel sector; transition theory; green state theory; Multi-Level Perspective; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : This thesis seeks to investigate the role of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the Paris Agreement, and the Swedish Climate Act in the transition to net-zero in energy intensive industries, with a focus on the steel sector. Several empirical studies have previously been done on both national and international policies and how they influence low-carbon transitions and technological innovation within industry. READ MORE

  4. 4. How are firms motivated to adopt sustainability initiatives? A cross-case study between firms operating in Australia and Sweden

    University essay from Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Institutionen för industriell ekonomi

    Author : Peter Liebrich; Sven Behring; [2022]
    Keywords : Sustainability; motivation; motivational drivers; framework; energy; sustainability initiatives; sustainable development; renewable energy; climate change; ordonomics; game theory; Australia; Sweden; profit; competition; stakeholder; supply chain; energy security; reputation; governance;

    Abstract : The thesis aims to qualitatively understand the way in which motivational drivers facilitating sustainability initiatives (within firms engaged in energy intensive industries in Australia and Sweden) interact to influence an organisation’s committed sustainability initiatives. A cross case study between firms operating in Australia and firms operating in Sweden has been conducted to support the isolation and identification of relevant motivational drivers and their impact upon sustainable initiatives. READ MORE

  5. 5. Considerations and Novel Technologies in Industrial Water Treatment - Treatment of challenging wastewater

    University essay from KTH/Kemiteknik

    Author : Nils Toll; [2021]
    Keywords : Industrial water treatment; considerations; novel technologies; BOD; COD; organic waste; heavy metals; desalination; Industriell vattenrening; nyckelfaktorer; nya teknologier; organiskt avfall; tungmetaller; avsaltning;

    Abstract : Industriell vattenrening är ett extremt viktigt område inom Miljöskyddsteknik då 60% av allt sötvatten inom Sverige används av industrier. Substanser som PFAS, aromatiska textilfärger, fenol och läkemedelsrester är extra utmanande då dessa kan vara gifta för biologisk rening. READ MORE