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Kop, Sjoerd (author)
As the energy transition is expected to increase the number of imbalances in the following years, more flexibility is needed to mitigate these imbalances. Electric Vehicles (EV) can provide this flexibility by adjusting their charging speed. An aggregator can provide this flexibility of many EVs to the balancing markets. However, since EVs are...
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Garbasevschi, Oana (author)
Urban areas are the biggest consumers of electricity and energy consumption is only likely to increase with rapid urbanization. Out of the urban building stock residential buildings require continuous supply of energy for space heating and appliances. To answer to this demand in a sustainable way policy maker need to design energy efficiency...
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Calon, Rob (author)
Motivations for sustainability are initiating an energy transition that is changing the European energy domain. The transition effectuated the adaptation of large volumes of wind and solar based generation capacity. The intermittent power-output of these Variable Renewable Energy Sources challenges the balancing operation of the electricity...
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van Maanen, Arline (author)
With the rise of big data, the velocity of information is increasing. Velocity will affect decisions that are based on information. The question raises whether this increase of information speed, continuity and veracity contributes to an increase in the decision quality of decision-makers in organisations. Such decision quality can be addressed...
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Escobar Arriaga, Gabriel (author)
Reducing GHG emissions has become a widely publicized topic to halt future effects of global warming. In an effort to accelerate the energy transition a group of policy-maker from McKinsey developed a tool named marginal abatement cost curve (MACC) capable of illustrating the relationship between the cost-effectiveness of different abatement...
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Nering Bögel, Meyke (author)
In 2018, the number of forcibly displaced people all over the world was higher than ever before. More than a third of this group are refugees, often living in refugee camps.  NGOs try to deliver all necessary aid to these camps, while facing limited access and resources. Therefore, they want to optimize the results of the aid they deliver. The...
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Broens, Tom (author)
Internet and mobile phones have become essential in our lives. Without the internet and our smart phones, large parts of our society would stop functioning or even collapse completely. It is therefore of critical importance that the service is of the highest quality and that the delivery of service is not interrupted. Telecommunication providers...
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van Meurs, Bram (author)
Floods cause major problems around the world. Over 35 million people were affected by floods in 2018. They have a growing worldwide impact on life and property. Changes in climate conditions lead to unanticipated variations in glacial runoffs, snowmelt and precipitation, which all significantly changing river flows. An imbalance in river network...
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Slooff, Duco (author)
As the world is transitioning from conventional to renewable energy sources, governments and energy utilities face the challenge to match the supply profile of these intermittent sources to the energy demand. Energy storage is being considered as one of the potential solutions to cope with the variability of renewables. Belgium is not only...
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Chen, Xi (author)
Nuclear energy is one of the most sustainable and clean energies in the world. It has been widely applied for electricity generation since 1954. However, the safety issues are always perceived as the big concerns for nuclear power development. Therefore, level 2 PSA has been developed in order to investigate the accident progression and...
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van Bilsen, Daan (author)
China is undergoing massive changes in order to tackle their carbon dioxide emissions problem. Aside from the problem of climate change, it is facing another problem – that of air pollution. Use of dirty fuels by residential households such as biomass and coal cause emissions harmful for the environment, as well as to the health of citizens. In...
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Rovers, Tim (author)
This master thesis explores to what degree information about a company's commitment to privacy can be extracted from a privacy statement. To do this, firstly a new database of more than 1500 privacy statements is created using Amazon Mechanical Turk. Next, 72 different aspects related to privacy of the statements are enumerated by using natural...
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van Krimpen, Floris (author)
Disinformation is a problem that has become more relevant over the past years. Also the European Union tried and is trying to deal with this problem by introducing multiple policy actions. However, the impact and usefulness of these policies is not clear. This thesis uses a combination of stakeholder analysis, interviews and systems thinking to...
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Reijm, Tony (author)
The global society is facing a number of Grand Challenges, problems that are often ill- defined and for which time is running out. Finding potential solutions requires the use of Modelling and Simulation (M&S) tools that can facilitate large scale collaborative and multi-perspective efforts. Ideally this is done by building across contexts...
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van Gelder, Julie (author)
A recent report on the future of education by the OECD (2018), noted that it is through education that we can prepare children to become active, responsible and engaged citizens that can make a contribution to a sustainable future. A new study performed by I&O Research (2018) found that two-third of citizens in the Netherlands thinks that...
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Fase, Joep (author)
The Netherlands is becoming increasingly diverse, amongst other things, due to ethnicity, religion, and urbanity. These diverse societies cluster in districts all across the Netherlands. There is an increase in tension between social groups, especially between people with and without migration background. Data analysis is used to measure the...
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Papadogeorgos, Ioannis (author)
The Dutch container glass industry is an energy- and capital-intensive industry which accounts for about 350 kt of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions on an annual basis. The fluctuating energy prices during the past decades as well as the implementation of the European Emission trading scheme (ETS) are pushing towards the deep decarbonisation of...
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Carter, Celine (author)
Baggage handling systems (BHS) are unknown to most people, but play a vital role at airports. A BHS is a system that consists of different subsystems, each with its own functions. It is important to make well-informed decisions about the BHS as early as the conceptual design phase, which is the part of the design where the basic solution, such...
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Uildriks, Anne (author)
The aim of this thesis research is to find ways to support student entrepreneurs in the development of sustainable startups. Specifically, to help them to oversee the sustainability impacts during the ideating phase. A design science approach is adopted for this. Seven experts on sustainable entrepreneurship related topics and eight student...
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van Bekhoven, Wouter (author)
The thesis is under embargo as it contains confidential models and data.
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