Search for dissertations about: "dissertation on solar energy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 17 swedish dissertations containing the words dissertation on solar energy.

  1. 1. Sustainability of rural energy access in developing countries

    Author : Brijesh Mainali; Semida Silveira; Benjamin Sovacool; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Energy Access; Rural electrification; Rural energy; Household; Renewable energy; Off-grid; Mini-grid; Grid; Pathways; Fuel choice; Indicator; Sustainability index; Energiteknik; Energy Technology;

    Abstract : The importance of access to modern energy has been well understood by governments and donor agencies in many developing countries, and significant effort has been made in recent years to address energy access challenges. However, despite these efforts, the International Energy Agency (IEA) has predicted that the energy access problem will remain unresolved by 2030. READ MORE

  2. 2. Renewing power : Including global asymmetries within the system boundaries of solar photovoltaic technology

    Author : Andreas Roos; Humanekologi; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; solar energy; photovoltaic technology; ecologically unequal exchange; philosophical materialism; social metabolism; political artifacts; authoritarian technics; machine fetishism; environmental justice; environmental sustainability; solar power;

    Abstract : Solar photovoltaic (PV) technology is one of the most favored means of mitigating climate change. At the same time, there is a growing concern over how this technology is both environmentally harmful and unevenly distributed in the world economy. READ MORE

  3. 3. An analysis of factors influencing renewable energy deployment in the EU’s electricity sector

    Author : Abhishek Shivakumar; Mark I. Howells; Mikael Höök; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; renewable energy; energy storage; interruption costs; long-term energy models; cross-border interconnectors; European Union;

    Abstract : The EU has set itself ambitious short- and long-term decarbonisation targets: a reduction in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions of 40% by 2030 and 80% by 2050, compared to 1990 levels. The power generation sector, currently responsible for around 55% of GHG emissions, is expected to contribute significantly to achieving the EU’s decarbonisation targets. READ MORE

  4. 4. Spatially explicit electrification modelling insights : Applications, benefits, limitations and an open tool for geospatial electrification modelling

    Author : Dimitris Mentis; Mark I. Howells; Sonia Yeh; KTH; []

    Abstract : Developing countries confront the challenge of generating more electricity to meet demands in a sustainable manner. According to the World Bank’s 2015 Global Tracking Framework, roughly 15% of world population (or 1.1 billion people) lack access to electricity, and many more rely on poor quality electricity supplies. READ MORE

  5. 5. Travelling Business Models : On adapting business models to new contexts

    Author : Kajsa Ahlgren Ode; Innovationsteknik; []
    Keywords : affärsmodell; innovation; översättning; hållbarhet; process; solenergi; business model; innovation; translation; sustainability; process; solar energy;

    Abstract : How business models are configured can provide one solution to bringing forward sustainable innovations and transforming businesses and industries so that they become more sustainable. Creating a shift in the energy sector’s use of renewable sources is of particular importance since the energy sector is the source of one-fourth of all global greenhouse gas emissions. READ MORE