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Paoletti, Lavinia (author)
The effect of using decision support systems in decision-making processes characterized by time pressure, uncertainty, and dynamism is still very limited and debated among researchers. By utilizing a case study that concerns the employment of a DSS to assist the procedures of intercepting fugitives undertaken by the Dutch National Police, this...
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Damond, Jori (author)
As our electricity system becomes more complex, decentralized, and unstable, research on solutions to relieve the grid are needed. Local energy storage could contribute significantly to the solution. This study focused on one solution in particular: the neighborhood battery. Neighborhood batteries are emerging as a technical and social...
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Brimaire, Jil (author)
The Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management is committed to enhancing the accessibility and sustainability of the Dutch mobility system. Working from home (WFH) has been discussed as a policy lever to decrease commute travel and, thereby, congestion for decades. During the COVID-19 pandemic, this discussion regained momentum. WFH...
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van den Assum, Joost (author)
The decarbonization of economies around the world is crucial for reducing the impact of human-induced climate change. Many proposed means to achieve this decarbonization like the electrification of various sectors or the introduction of ‘new’ forms of energy such as hydrogen and carbon capture and storage require existing energy infrastructures...
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Doorman, Anniek (author)
Intermittent renewable energy supply changes in time and is uncertain, and needs to be balanced (i.e. matched) with demand at all times, which requires system flexibility. Congested distribution and transmission grids in the Netherlands and Germany highlights the importance of providing system flexibility. Residential, commercial and industrial...
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Post, Suzanne (author)
The modern world is under great pressure to fight climate change and limit global temperature rises to a sustainable level. As part of new mitigation strategies, the Voluntary Carbon Market (VCM) emerged after the compliance markets materialized. Via the voluntary carbon market companies can offset their carbon emissions. The captured carbon is...
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Zonneveld, Lennard (author)
Due to the growing share of renewable energy sources (RESs) to counter global warming and fossil fuel depletion, the energy sector is electrifying at an increasing pace. However, not all sectors can electrify fully or at an even speed. The industry sector for instance, is heavily reliant on fossil fuelled feedstocks. Power-to-X is named in...
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Ioannou, John (author)
Cities around the world constitute complex systems, as sets of sub-components that are connected and interact with each other. Due to this inherent complexity, there are numerous emerging challenges that need to be tackled. In those complex environments, various-interest groups collaborate and compete to achieve their goals and interests,...
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Joseph, Reshma (author)
Ransomware attacks based on social engineering have been increasing since COVID-19. Attackers have commonly used phishing as a social engineering technique to deploy a ransomware attack. Critical infrastructures such as hospitals have been the common target of these attacks due to hospitals’ sudden increase in digitization and interconnectivity,...
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Uijl, Mark Jan (author)
The residential energy consumption and energy affordability are crucial in policy design, with regard to energy efficiency and energy poverty. This has become even more relevant now, as the energy transition is taking off and the energy prices are soaring. Given the inequality in the energy consumption and energy affordability, it is therefore...
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Chen, Annie (author)
As the Earth's temperature rises, it is critical that countries address and adapt to climate change. The European Union (EU) is committed to achieving carbon neutrality by 2050 (European Commission, 2018).The cornerstone of the EU’s climate policy to combat climate change is the EU Emission Trading System (ETS). It is the world’s first major...
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van Tongeren, David (author)
To provoke the needed energy transition, European Union (EU) countries initiated significant offshore wind energy investments in the North Sea. However, there also exist adverse aspects to the use of higher renewable electricity levels:<br/><br/>• renewable energy sources, such as offshore wind energy, may threaten the security of our energy...
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Kamerling, Elze (author)
The aim of this thesis is to increase the traffic safety by identifying what road infrastructure improvement strategies are currently used by the G4 municipalities, how they relate in terms of costs and benefits, the allocation thereof, and what complicating factors play a role in the road safety decision-making process.
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Yiğitbaşi, Emre (author)
Urban areas are evolving in terms of their growing population and their developing systems and infrastructure. This evolution brings about concerns regarding social equity, which refers to the fairness of distribution of certain attributes to groups or individuals. Transport equity is one of the dimensions of this issue, and accessibility...
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Hilman Dwi Putra, Hilman (author)
The Indonesian government has announced a national strategy to achieve net-zero emissions through energy transition and justice. However, there are no extensive studies that assess the impact of this strategy and the growing demand in the Kalimantan power system. Therefore, this thesis project aims to conduct a techno-economic and energy justice...
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de Koning, Claudia (author)
Although the private benefits of the car are enormous, it has also brought problematic externalities such as air pollution, CO2 emissions, traffic accidents, and an inactive lifestyle. Putting an end to the use of fossil fuel-powered cars is broadly considered critical to reduce transport impacts on climate change. Using sustainable transport...
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van Ophuizen, Junior (author)
One of the major emitters of CO2 is the aviation industry which keeps growing. A solution to reduce carbon emissions is to focus on Sustainable Aviation Fuels (SAF) such as biofuels or synthetic fuels or to focus on sustainable alternative technologies such as electric-powered or hydrogen-powered aircraft. A literature review is conducted that...
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Verwijs, Floor (author)
Last-mile delivery in urban areas causes many problems, including air pollution, nuisance, and congestion. There are various delivery methods, which differ in terms of costs, sustainability impacts, and societal impacts. One of these methods is crowdshipping. According to literature, crowdshipping is a promising solution to various last-mile...
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Zandbergen, Britt (author)
Enhanced textile reuse is required due to the textile industry's increasing environmental pressure. In order to reach this, behavioural change is necessary. However, it is currently unknown which changes in consumer values that determine textile reuse consumption are<br/>most effective. In addition, rebound effects appear: reuse lowers the...
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van Dis, Martijn (author)
This research focuses on the effects of the socio-technical boundary conditions on the success of chatbot implementation in organizations. To do so, different actor perspectives on "successful implementation" are explored and 33 boundary conditions are proposed. The findings suggest that satisfying the boundary conditions has a positive effect...
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