Essays about: "nuclear power"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 243 essays containing the words nuclear power.

  1. 1. The Nuclear Option : A Global Sustainability Appraisal of Civil Nuclear Energy

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för byggnadsteknik, energisystem och miljövetenskap

    Author : Sebastian Arnström; [2020]
    Keywords : nuclear power; solar power; wind power; sustainability; sustainable development; sustainable energy development; sustainability of nuclear power; nuclear accidents; nuclear weapons proliferation; nuclear fuel depletion;

    Abstract : Energy production systems are essential for human progress. They fuel the technologies that underpin economic growth and are prerequisite for efficient food production, education and healthcare. On the flip side, they also incur substantial eco-social costs. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. Investigation of the siting process of Swedish nuclear power plants using GIS

    University essay from KTH/Geoinformatik; KTH/Geoinformatik

    Author : Daniel Wollberg; Egil Morast; [2020]
    Keywords : GIS; Multi-criteria analysis; Nuclear power; Sweden;

    Abstract : In order to find the optimal placement for a nuclear power plant (NPP) many different factors have to be taken into consideration. Choosing the wrong location could result in higher construction costs and/or taking avoidable risks. GIS can be used to compare different spatial criteria efficiently. READ MORE

  4. 4. ICOS Atmospheric Stations: Spatial Characterization of CO2 Footprint Areas and Evaluating the Uncertainties of Modelled CO2 Concentrations

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Ida Storm; [2020]
    Keywords : Geography; GIS; ICOS; Carbon dioxide; Modelling; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The main purpose of this thesis is to present and analyze spatial characteristics of 31 different European atmospheric measurement stations in the ICOS (Integrated Carbon Observation System) station network. The characterization includes quantification of where air arriving at the stations can be expected to have come from, as well as a breakdown of what these areas cover with regards to land cover, point source emissions and population. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Value of Value Factors : Time-dependent Development of Value Factors on the Swedish Electricity Market

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för samhällsbyggnad och industriell teknik; Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för samhällsbyggnad och industriell teknik; Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för samhällsbyggnad och industriell teknik; Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för samhällsbyggnad och industriell teknik

    Author : Sara Särnblad; Nora Ekström; Katarina Vanky; Agnes Bråve; [2020]
    Keywords : Value factor; Electricity market; Spot price; Market value; Electricity mix; Sweden;

    Abstract : This bachelor thesis investigates the development of value factors on the Swedish electricity market and how the development can be explained. Value factor is a parameter that indicates how well an energy source’s market price corresponds to the average spot price for the electricity mix. READ MORE