Search for dissertations about: "Patrik Thollander"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 9 swedish dissertations containing the words Patrik Thollander.

  1. 1. Towards Increased Energy Efficiency in Swedish Industry : Barriers, Driving Forces & Policies

    Author : Patrik Thollander; Mats Söderström; Magnus Karlsson; Jenny Palm; Paolo Bertoldi; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : Industrial energy efficiency; barriers; driving forces; investment decision support; energy policies; TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIKVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Industrial energy efficiency is one of the most important means of reducing the threat of increased global warming. A higheruse of electricity than their European competitors, together with increased energy costs due to increasing energy prices in Swedish industry have negative impacts on results and competitiveness. READ MORE

  2. 2. Enabling industrial energy benchmarking : Process-level energy end-use, key performance indicators, and efficiency potential

    Author : Elias Andersson; Patrik Thollander; Magnus Karlsson; Martin Patel; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Energy efficiency; energy efficiency potential; energy benchmarking; manufacturing industry; key performance indicators; industrial energy end-use;

    Abstract : One of the greatest challenges of our time is global climate change. A key strategy for mitigating the emission of greenhouse gases is the improvement of energy efficiency. Manufacturing industry stands for a large share of global energy end-use but has yet to achieve its full energy efficiency potential. READ MORE

  3. 3. Efficient improvement of energy efficiency in small and medium- sized Swedish firms

    Author : Sandra Backlund; Patrik Thollander; Johan Holmgren; Mats Söderström; Lars J. Nilsson; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Energy efficiency potential; small and medium- sized firms; energy management; energy audits; energy services; Energieffektiviseringspotential; små och medelstora företag; energiledning; energikartläggningar; energitjänster;

    Abstract : This is a dissertation about efficient implementation of energy efficiency measures in small and medium-sized Swedish firms. The aim is to investigate the potential for economically efficient implementation of energy efficiency improvement measures in small and medium-sized firms. READ MORE

  4. 4. Energy efficiency in Swedish SMEs : Exploring barriers, knowledge creation and the role of municipal energy efficiency programs

    Author : Fredrik Backman; Jenny Palm; Patrik Thollander; Max Åhman; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Policy programs; energy efficiency networks; Community of Practice COPs ; barriers; knowledge creation; Policyprogram; energieffektiviseringsnätverk; Community of Practice COP ; barriärer; skapande av kunskap;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis is to analyze how municipalities support small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in their work to improve their energy efficiency. The purpose of this study is to increase the current understanding of how the methods and tools used by municipalities to assist SMEs in improving their energy efficiency influence the end results in terms of achieved energy efficiency, and how knowledge related to energy efficiency is created within SMEs. READ MORE

  5. 5. Improved energy efficiency in industrial small and medium-sized enterprises : Regional energy efficiency network policy programs

    Author : Ida Johansson; Patrik Thollander; Nawzad Mardan; Inger-Lise Svensson; Högskolan i Gävle; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Regional energy efficiency policy; Energy efficiency networks; Industrial SMEs; Barriers; Drivers; Energy management; Regional energipolicy; energieffektiviseringsnätverk; industriella SMF; hinder; drivkrafter; energiledning; inget Strategiskt forskningsområde SFO ; no Strategic Research Area SFO ;

    Abstract : Despite large potential for improved energy efficiency in industrial small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), the full potential is not realized due to barriers to energy efficiency. Two primary ways to realize the potential are to deploy energy management practices and conduct energy audits. READ MORE