Search for dissertations about: "energy efficiency indicators"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 45 swedish dissertations containing the words energy efficiency indicators.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. Tools for Evaluating Energy Efficiency of Steel Production : Lessons from Sweden and Europe

    Author : Johannes Morfeldt; Semida Silveira; Mats Söderström; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; energy efficiency; indicators; iron and steel sector; systems analysis; energieffektivitet; indikatorer; järn- och stålsektorn; systemanalys; Energiteknik; Energy Technology;

    Abstract : The European Union faces challenges related to climate change, security of energy supply, and competitiveness of European industries. Energy efficiency indicators are required for monitoring and controlling the effectiveness of policies such as the recently endorsed Energy Efficiency Directive. READ MORE

  3. 3. Tracking Emissions Reductions and Energy Efficiency in the Steel Industry

    Author : Johannes Morfeldt; Semida Silveira; Wolfgang Eichhammer; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; energy efficiency; greenhouse gas emissions reductions; indicators; iron and steel industry; systems analysis; energieffektivitet; växthusgasutsläppsminskning; indikatorer; järn- och stålbranschen; systemanalys; Energiteknik; Energy Technology;

    Abstract : The iron and steel industry has become increasingly globalised. Market conditions are also changing and de-carbonisation of production is challenging.The objective of this thesis is to assess how energy efficiency and greenhouse gas emissions reductions can be promoted and effectively monitored in the steel industry. READ MORE

  4. 4. Applications of artificial neural networks for time series data analysis in energy domain

    Author : Fan Zhang; Hasan Fleyeh; Stawomir Nowaczyk; Högskolan Dalarna; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Deregulated energy market; electricity prices; district heating; energy efficiency; neural networks; Complex Systems – Microdata Analysis; Komplexa system - mikrodataanalys; Mikrodataanalys; Microdata Analysis;

    Abstract : With the development of artificial intelligence techniques and increased installation of smart meters in recent years, time series analysis using historical data in the energy domain becomes applicable. In this thesis, microdata analysis approaches are used, which consist of data acquisition, data processing, data analysis and data modelling, aiming to address two research problems in the energy domain. READ MORE

  5. 5. Responsible resource management in hotels : attitudes, indicators, tools and strategies

    Author : Paulina Bohdanowicz; Björn Palm; Ivo Martinac; Walter Jamieson; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; hotels; energy and water management; energy and water conservation; environmental awareness; environmental reporting; performance indicators; consumption modelling; benchmarking; Mechanical energy engineering; Mekanisk energiteknik;

    Abstract : Hotels constitute one of the main, and still expanding, pillars of the tourism sector and are highly unique among other commercial buildings. Resource intensive and frequently inefficient systems and operational routines applied in the sector, result in considerable environmental impact and indicate an urgent need for more environmentally sound practices and products in the hotel industry. READ MORE