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Tjon-Ka-Jie, K.K. (author)
The Master's programme Industrial Ecology is jointly organised by Leiden University and Delft University of Technology - On a global level, the goal is to limit global warming to well below 2°C to avoid irreversible alterations due to climate change. On European level, 20-20-20 targets are introduced which translate into a 20% reduction in...
master thesis 2017
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Houben, G. (author)
To avoid uncontrollable climate change, the increase of global temperature should not exceed 2 degrees Celsius. Taking this into account, not all fossil fuel reserves can be exploited, which will affect the oil & gas companies and their assets. This not only poses a risk on companies operating in the fossil fuel sector, but also on the financial...
master thesis 2017
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Ali, A. (author)
This study applies model-free reinforcement learning (RL) on a case study based in Utrecht province in the Netherlands to optimize for on-site renewable energy. This aims at reducing the interaction of net zero-energy buildings with the grid as a result of an increase of heat pump installations and renewable energy systems (RES) integration. It...
master thesis 2017
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Bijvoet, X. (author)
To decrease the dependence on fossil fuels and strive for a more sustainable heat provision in the Netherlands, district heating is a solution. Although district heating networks are not novel, the Dutch ministry of Economic affairs desires a change in the district heating sector: ‘open’ district heating networks in which competition between...
master thesis 2017
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Moorman, S.M. (author)
Our world is faced with a major challenge: anthropogenic climate change. This is a result of our continued use of fossil fuels, causing the emission of greenhouse gasses into our atmosphere, thereby adding to global warming. An important part of these decarbonisation strategies is the production of electricity from renewable energy sources and...
master thesis 2017
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van Velzen, L. (author)
Climate change without adequate countermeasures has become one of humanity's greatest threat. Energy production by means of renewable energy sources is therefore one of the crucial measures that will play a paramount role in reducing the pollutant emissions of fossil fuel dependency. Small islands in particular are an exemplary case of the...
master thesis 2017
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Gioutsos, D.M. (author)
Faculty: TPM, Energy and Industry (Study programme belongs to Faculty of EEMCS)
master thesis 2016
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Jongerden, S. (author)
master thesis 2016
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Hummelink, I. (author)
In order to achieve savings on energy consumption within Dutch governmental office buildings, several technical innovations are tested and implemented in the building portfolio of the Central Government Real Estate Agency (Rijksvastgoedbedrijf). One of these innovations is the implementation of Internet of Things (IoT) applications that enhance...
master thesis 2016
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Quant, M.Q. (author)
The aviation industry is vital for economic growth, world trade, and is a major employer. Nearly $2.4 trillion in global GDP, 35% of world trade by value and 58.1 million jobs are supported by the industry. However, with these benefits comes an impact on the environment. In 2013, aviation produced 705 million tonnes of carbon dioxide,...
master thesis 2015
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