Essays about: "importance of nuclear power"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 24 essays containing the words importance of nuclear power.

  1. 1. A Swedish Nuclear Future : Using explorative scenarios to assess energy security in low-carbon electricity systems

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Viktor Andersson; [2020]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Energy Security; Scenario Analysis; Low-Carbon Electricity; Nuclear Energy; Energy System Planning;

    Abstract : Positioned within the concepts of sustainable development and energy security, this study evaluates the prospects for Swedish electricity production to assist in reaching both national and international climate targets. The main purpose is to assess the capability of nuclear energy to form part of a national climate change mitigation approach, as well as a viable energy source for Sweden to rely on in the future. READ MORE

  2. 2. Modeling Radiation Induced Degradation of Lattice Thermal Conductivity

    University essay from KTH/Materialvetenskap

    Author : Robin Andersson; [2020]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : Nuclear power technology is currently experiencing a revolutionary development process and its utilization is researched and debated throughout the world whereas sustainability is one of the most important topics in the material science arena. Some components in a nuclear power plant are subject to an irradiating environment which will cause significant damage to the material over time. READ MORE

  3. 3. Evaluating the Impact of Altered Electricity Systems

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Miljö- och energisystem

    Author : Carolin Bangay; [2019]
    Keywords : Linear Programming; Transmission; Energy Systems; Green House Gas; Emissions; Electricity Systems; Modelling.; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : In the light of the importance of climate change and the emissions that have induced it, the ability to calculate the effect on emissions by changing transmission capacity is vital. A model to perform such indicative calculations is developed in this thesis. READ MORE

  4. 4. Opportunities, Barriers and Preconditions for Battery Energy Storage in Sweden : A Study Investigating the Possibilities of Grid Connected Lithium-Ion Battery Energy Storage Systems in the Swedish Electricity Market

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

    Author : Maja Isaksson; Ellen Stjerngren; [2019]
    Keywords : Energy storage; Battery energy storage system; Lithium-ion batteries; Stationary applications; Grid flexibility; Electricity market; Regulatory framework;

    Abstract : The global energy system is under transformation. The energy transition from a centralized, fossil fuel based energy system to a more decentralized, renewable energy based system will challenge the balancing of electricity supply and demand. This stresses the importance of grid flexibility. READ MORE

  5. 5. Distributed energy resources in Sweden : The challenges faced by market actors that are developing business models

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

    Author : Niklas Ersson; [2019]
    Keywords : Business Models; Electricity Market; Energy Efficiency; Renewable Energy.; Affärsmodeller; Elmarknad; Energieffektivitet; Förnybar energi.;

    Abstract : The electricity sector has traditionally been constructed for large scale generation and distribution from the high-voltage to the low-voltage network. Transition is however underway; intermittent power generation has become less expensive and nuclear power plants are set to close down. READ MORE