Essays about: "sustainability of nuclear power"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 9 essays containing the words sustainability of 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. Power mapping and aggregation as a service : A techno-economic view on Li-ion batteries for peak shaving and frequency regulation

    University essay from

    Author : Filip Angwald; [2020]
    Keywords : Aggregation; Energy storage; Batteries; Frequency regulation; Peak shaving;

    Abstract : The world's energy supply today mainly consists of fossil fuels and nuclear power. Moving away from the use of these energy resources to renewable energy sources is considered a prerequisite for a sustainable future. READ MORE

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

    University essay from KTH/Materialvetenskap

    Author : Robin Andersson; [2020]
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    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

  4. 4. Modelling of the Hong Kong Power System by 2030

    University essay from KTH/Energi och klimatstudier, ECS

    Author : Gauthier Pierre-Antoine Colonel-Bertrand; [2020]
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    Abstract : Hong Kong is a semi-autonomous region of the People’s Republic of China. As a former British colony on the South China Sea, it enjoyed early exposure to international trade. Hong Kong now features a developed liberal economy largely based on financial services. It is also densely populated and features little indigenous energy resources. READ MORE

  5. 5. Life-cycle studies on raw materials for renewable energy development in France

    University essay from KTH/Kraft- och värmeteknologi

    Author : Pierre Primard; [2015]
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    Abstract : The present report is a reflection on the impact and costs of raw materials involved in renewable energy (RE) technology development. The study is performed in collaboration with ADEME in France and is based on a range of previous studies initiated by ADEME, which aimed to test the limits for the integration of renewables in the energy mix by considering their raw material consumption and identifying the possible impacts if this consumption steadily grows in the future. READ MORE