Search for dissertations about: "socio-technical transition"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 22 swedish dissertations containing the words socio-technical transition.

  1. 1. Addressing the need of transition by socializing and making new friends : A socio-technical perspective on large-scale change in construction

    Author : Olof Håkansson; Henrik Linderoth; Mattias Jacobsson; Annika Moscati; Jönköping University; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Construction industry; digitalization; socio-technical system; transition; technological niches; strategic innovation program; actor-network theory;

    Abstract : This research took its point of departure in the aspiration of large-scale change of the construction industry, where existing industry structures has been frequently criticized. To facilitate innovation and change in the Swedish construction industry, a strategic innovation program has been established based on the idea that research, innovation, and development should manifest itself through the mobilization of collaborative and actor-driven networks. READ MORE

  2. 2. Watt’s next? On socio-technical transitions towards future electricity system architectures

    Author : Kristina Hojcková; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; electricity system; transition pathways; innovation system context; technological innovation system; future configurations; entrepreneurial activities; socio-technical transition;

    Abstract : In the effort to fight climate change, the electricity systems around the world are undergoing a transformation towards being based on renewable sources of energy.  The criterion of one hundred per cent renewables can, however, be satisfied in several radically different ways, varying from global or continental super grids via local smart-grids to self-sufficient off-grid communities and households of electricity prosumers. READ MORE

  3. 3. Enabling socio-technical transitions – electric vehicles and high voltage electricity grids as focal points of low emission futures

    Author : Martin Albrecht; Åsa Svenfelt; Göran Finnveden; Jonas Åkerman; Anna Kramers; Måns Nilsson; Anna Bergek; KTH; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; Socio-technical system; innovation system; transition; MLP; TIS; low emission future; electric vehicles; high voltage transmission grid; Sweden; Norway; Denmark; Finland; United Kingdom; Planering och beslutsanalys; Planning and Decision Analysis;

    Abstract : Today humankind is facing numerous sustainability challenges that require us to question CO2 intensive practices like those present in the transport and energy sector. To meet those challenges, many countries have adopted ambitious climate targets. Achieving such targets requires an understanding of the wider socio-technical context of transitions. READ MORE

  4. 4. A Silent Revolution : The Swedish Transition towards Heat Pumps, 1970-2015

    Author : Petter Johansson; Pär Blomkvist; Martin Vendel; Eric Giertz; Mats Fridlund; KTH; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; heat pumps; socio-technical transition; sustainability transition; industrial dynamics; value networks; coopetition; complementarities; strategic management; värmepumpar; socio-tekniska övergångar; hållbarhet; industriell dynamik; värdenätverk; coopetition; komplementariteter; företagsstrategi; Industriell ekonomi och organisation; Industrial Economics and Management;

    Abstract : Currently, more than half of all Swedish single-family houses have an installed heat pump and more heat is supplied by heat pumps in Sweden than in any other nation. Despite the enormous impact of heat pumps on the Swedish energy system, the transition towards their use has gone relatively unnoticed. READ MORE

  5. 5. Understanding the Roles of Stakeholders in the Water and Sanitation Sector- Implementation and Operation of Water Supply and Sanitation Systems in the Kanata metropolitan region, Bolivia

    Author : Ida Helgegren; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : Transition; Urban areas; SDG 6; Wastewater; Universal access; Households; Community management; Adoption; Service providers; Socio-technical regimes;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to understand how distinct population segments access safe water and sanitation services, including the role of CBOs and individual households. A qualitative case study approach of the water and sanitation sector of the Kanata metropolitan region, Bolivia was selected. READ MORE