Essays about: "waste to energy technologies"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 87 essays containing the words waste to energy technologies.

  1. 1. Safe, Sustainable Discharge of Electric Vehicle Batteries as a Pre-treatment Step to Crushing in the Recycling Process

    University essay from KTH/Kraft- och värmeteknologi

    Author : Nicole Nembhard; [2019]
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    Abstract : According to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, an increase in global temperature to above 1.5°C can be halted but would require immediate intervention to reach net zero emissions in the next 15 years. This intervention would have to make use of sustainable energy technologies such as net-zero carbon systems for automobiles. READ MORE

  2. 2. Sustainable Neighbourhood Design in Jakobsgårdarna, Borlänge

    University essay from Högskolan Dalarna/Energiteknik

    Author : Suheyla Turk; [2019]
    Keywords : Sustainable neighborhood design; modular units; energy efficiency; affordable housing; Borlänge; Sweden;

    Abstract : Energy efficient houses benefit communities not only to provide renewable energy shares and generating surplus electricity supporting local economic development. Also, residents in energy efficient houses have less energy usage that reduces household budget expenses. READ MORE

  3. 3. Indoor Air Pollution, Passive Ventilation Strategies and Thermal Comfort in Nepal

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

    Author : Marianne Löwgren; [2019]
    Keywords : Energy poverty; Solid biomass fuels; Improved cooking stoves; Indoor air pollution; Carbon monoxide; Vernacular architecture; Passive ventilation; Air exchange rate; Indoor air quality; Thermal comfort; Operative temperature; Sustainable societal development; Social Sciences; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Indoor Air Pollution (IAP) resulting from indoor burning of solid biomass fuels in poorly ventilated kitchens is a severe health risk in parts of the world where energy poverty is prevalent. Passive ventilation, i.e. taking advantage of naturally induced airflow has been suggested as crucial in reducing IAP levels below safe limits. READ MORE

  4. 4. An Energy Management Oriented Analysis: Case Study of a Waste to Energy Plant in Lecco, Italy

    University essay from KTH/Kraft- och värmeteknologi

    Author : Noemi Cerra; [2019]
    Keywords : ISO 50001; Energy Management; Energy Management System; Energy Efficiency; Waste To Energy; Energy Review.; ISO 50001; Energihantering; Energihanteringssystem; Energieffektivitet; Avfall till energi; Energibesiktning.;

    Abstract : The ISO 50001 standard on energy management systems was released in 2011 with the aim of providing organizations with a standardised guideline for the evaluation and continual improvement of energy performance. Complex structures such as the waste to energy (WTE) sector, which must comply with social, environmental, economic and productivity objectives, can benefit from the development of a compliant energy management system (EnMS). READ MORE

  5. 5. Supercritical carbon dioxide as a green media for simultaneous dyeing and functionalisation : A study on disperse dyeing and silicone functionalisation for water repellency of polyester fabric

    University essay from Högskolan i Borås/Akademin för textil, teknik och ekonomi

    Author : Anika Schulz; [2019]
    Keywords : Dyeing; supercritical carbon dioxide; silicone; water repellent; polyester; eco-friendly; technology; functionalisation; textiles; hydrophobic;

    Abstract : Textile processing methods such as conventional exhaustion dyeing, pre-treatments and printing consume high amounts of water and use partly toxic and hazardous chemicals which are non-degradable. These chemicals (e.g. READ MORE