Essays about: "non renewable resources"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 64 essays containing the words non renewable resources.

  1. 1. A new strategic overcome of the challenges inherent to the role of the aggregator in the Italian balancing market

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

    Author : Antonio Pondini; [2019]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : The European Union is currently driving forward the development of an energy model that is more reliant on renewable supply. Indeed, recent European Commission figures estimate a renewable penetration of 50% by 2030. READ MORE

  2. 2. Resource Dependence and Economic Growth: Distinguishing between Renewable and Non-Renewable Commodities

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Lieke van de Straat; [2019]
    Keywords : Resource Curse; Industrialisation; Sustained Economic Growth; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Sustained economic growth is essential for developing countries in order to develop. Resource dependent countries face difficulties creating sustained growth as most suffer from a resource curse. READ MORE

  3. 3. Application of an energy sensitivity analysis when refurbishing buildings in Sweden

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Energi och ByggnadsDesign; Lunds universitet/Institutionen för arkitektur och byggd miljö

    Author : Gabriela Miti Tsuge Costa; Denise Hermansson; [2019]
    Keywords : Sensitivity analysis; Energy performance; Million program project; Refurbishment; IDA ICE; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : The European commission have set targets regarding the reduction of emission of greenhouse gases, the improvement of the energy efficiency and the use of renewable resources of energy respectively by 20 % by the year of 2020. Swedish targets are even more ambitious compared to the European Commission that aims to reduce the greenhouse gas emissions by 40 %, improve the energy efficiency by 20 % and make 50 % of the energy be produced from renewable resources. READ MORE

  4. 4. Building-Integrated Photovoltaics for a Habitat on Mars : A Design Proposal Based on the Optimal Location and Placement of Integrated Solar Cells

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

    Author : Anna Schylander; [2019]
    Keywords : Building-integrated solar cells; Solar energy; Mars;

    Abstract : The ever-increasing challenges that we face with our consumption of resources on Earth are factors which have prompted researchers to show interest in studying the possibilities of human habitat on other celestial bodies. Mars is a stone planet and is at such distance from the sun that it could be feasible for future settlements with the right technology and solutions. READ MORE

  5. 5. Assessing environmental impacts of a packaging product when transitioning towards Circular Economy

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Ted Forslund; [2018]
    Keywords : Circular Economy; Life Cycle Assessment; Eco-Design; Pallet; Packaging; Cirkulär Ekonomi; Livscykelanalys; ekodesign; förpackning; pall;

    Abstract : Packaging is a fundamental part of the life cycle of products and today´s life. Its purpose is to protect and maintain the function of the goods during different stages of the life cycle. Hence, the packaging needs to fulfil the functional demands to contribute to a sustainable life cycle of the specific product (Muthu, 2016). READ MORE