Search for dissertations about: "energy economics thesis"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 184 swedish dissertations containing the words energy economics thesis.

  1. 1. The Role of Public Policies for Energy Technology Development : Their Innovation Effects and Interaction

    Author : Kristoffer Bäckström; Robert Lundmark; Göran Bostedt; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Innovation; Innovation economics; Patents; Energy policy; Pilot and demonstration plants; Public policy; Economics of technological change; Innovation; teknisk utveckling; inducerad teknisk utveckling; miljöpolitiska styrmedel; miljöekonomi; patent; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : The overall purpose of this thesis is to analyze the role of public policies for technological development (i.e., innovation) in the renewable energy sector. The thesis consists of an introductory part and three self-contained papers. READ MORE

  2. 2. SECURITY OF SUPPLY DURING THE ENERGY TRANSITION:THE ROLE OF CAPACITY MECHANISMS

    Author : Pradyumna Bhagwat; Mehrdad Ghandhari Alavijh; Margot P. C. Weijnen; Laurens J. De Vries; Reinier van der Veen; KTH; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Adequacy policy; capacity mechanisms; capacity market; investment; energy; agent-based modelling; EMLab-Generation; strategic reserve; security of supply; cross-border effects.; Nationalekonomi; Economics; Energiteknik; Energy Technology;

    Abstract : The push for clean energy has caused a rapid growth of renewables in the electricity supply mix of the EU. Although one would assume that the impact of these technologies is entirely positive, recent research and experience indicate that there is reason for concern namely regarding the security of supply. READ MORE

  3. 3. The economics of renewable energy support

    Author : Kristina Ek; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This dissertation consists of an introductory part and five self-contained papers, all related to the issue of promoting renewable power sources. Paper I provides an econometric analysis of the most important determinants of Swedish households’ willingness to pay a premium for “green” electricity. READ MORE

  4. 4. Income, Energy Taxation, and the Environment : An Econometric analysis

    Author : Tarek Ghalwash; Runar Brännlund; Pere Riera; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Household consumption; energy demand; emissions; rebound effect; energy taxation; tax elasticities Environmental services; income elasticities; Engel Curves; income distribution.; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of four papers: two of them deal with the relationship between consumption, energy taxation, and emissions on macro level, and two of them focuses on the effects of changes in consumption and income on the environmental quality on a micro level. The main objective of paper [I] is to examine how exogenous technological progress, in terms of an increase in energy efficiency, affects consumption choice by Swedish households and thereby emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2), sulphur dioxide (SO2) and nitrogen oxide (NOx). READ MORE

  5. 5. Essays on Energy Demand and Household Energy Choice

    Author : Amin Karimu; Runar Brännlund; Jonas Nordström; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Choice Probability; derivatives; energy policy; gasoline demand; propensity score; tax simulation; unobserved trend; nationalekonomi; Economics;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of four self-contained papers related to energydemand and household cooking energy.Paper [I] examine the impact of price, income and non-economicfactors on gasoline demand using a structural time series model. READ MORE