energy analysis Articles

  • What The AD Industry Can Learn From Solar Standardization

    Applying a proven project finance model to the anaerobic digestion industry is the best way to ensure projects get built and operate profitably over the long-term. THE U.S. anaerobic digestion (AD) market represents an attractive, multibillion dollar investment opportunity. However, structural industry obstacles must be overcome before the market can realize its full potential. As a ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • Revisiting rural energy analysis

    Rural energy planning is characterised by matching, as far as possible, the available local energy supply with various energy end-uses. For this matching, decision-makers have to consider several issues, such as cost, technology, sustainability and equity. These objectives are conflicting and, therefore, it is difficult to find an optimised solution. Therefore, such problems should be analysed by ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Waste to Energy Analysis

    The manufacturing of SRF in a single pass is not a new concept. However, with the environmental efficacy of alternative fuel production under seemingly increasing scrutiny, a one-step process is of growing importance, believes Peter Streinik, Head of Business Unit Waste at UNTHA. There can be no disputing that alternative fuel production is being increasingly acknowledged as a valuable part of ...


    By UNTHA Shredding Technology

  • Energy analysis of Brayton combined cycles

    Economic and environmental considerations dictate the need for improved fuel utilisation in thermal power stations. To meet this goal, a design project was undertaken to assess the suitability for Combined Cycle application of different Gas Turbine (GT) cycles: Simple, Intercooled, Reheated, Intercooled/Reheated, Intercooled/Reheated/Regenerative cycle. Comparative figures for efficiency and ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • The regional analysis of energy consumption and energy resources in China

    In recent years, issues relating to Chinese energy supply and consumption have drawn worldwide attention. The Chinese government maintains that the solution to energy demand issues should be resolved by improving domestic supply; but the regional availability of energy is irregular across China. The regional consumption and composition of energy supply are analysed in this paper and suggestions ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Energy and exergy analysis of solar combisystems

    Solar combisystem is a hot–topic since 1998 by the help of broad participation TASK–26 project in Europa and USA. The aim of this study is to determine energetic and exergetic analysis results of implemented solar combisystem in Turkey. Experimental system is built up and internal working parameters, external system parameters are measured between 1 and 31 January 2011. Totally, 544 Wh/day ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Global Renewable Energy Market Analysis

        Europe, previously the largest renewable energy market in the world for many years, has recently been overtaken by Asia-Pacific. Under the European Union’s (EU) Renewables Directive, member states are committed to national targets that increase the share of renewable energy in their consumption by 2020. In October 2014, the EU adopted climate conservation ...


  • Spatial model for wood energy analysis

    Fuelwood is one of the major fuels for rural households and cottage industries in developing countries. Most of the fuelwood consumed in rural areas come from nearby forests. The estimates on the availability of fuelwood are based on gross national estimates and may not reflect the local conditions. As a result, planning for wood energy supply and consumption becomes an ad hoc process. In this ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Energy analysis of manufacturing process of a motorcycle

    Energy analysis of a production unit helps to quantify the energy consumed at different stages, thus providing estimates of energy and material wastage, if any. From the general principles of energy analysis involving mass conversion efficiencies and the energy inputs at various stages of the production process of a motorcycle producing industry, namely Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India Pvt. ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Elemental analysis

    This article describes the benefits of the MiniPal QC for characterizing coal at-line. The MiniPal QC is a benchtop energy dispersive X-ray fluorescence system designed to fulfill the needs for rapid and reliable elemental analysis at line. ...


    By PANalytical

  • An Environmental & Economic Analysis for Reducing Energy Subsidies

    This paper estimates the trend of total energy subsidies from year 2003 (that is 16.68 % of GDP) and running a model, predicts that energy subsidies will reach to 20% of GDP by 2019 if subsidies continue. Also environmental damage costs of energy consumption have been entered the model (Environmental Cost-Benefit Analysis Model: ECBA Model) in addition to the vast amounts of ...


    By University of Tehran

  • An empirical analysis for national energy R&D expenditures

    This paper focuses on the government R&D expenditures and analyses the dynamic reaction patterns of energy R&D in several countries to oil shocks and shows that the oil shocks served as a strong incentive to promote energy R&D. But on the other hand, it suggests the myopic behaviour of government in energy R&D. We further analyse the trends of energy R&D portfolio in both technology dimension and ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Decentralised and centralised energy: a property rights analysis

    Interconnection between centralised and decentralised electrical power sources remains a contentious issue on technical, economic, and policy grounds. This paper considers the problem of interconnection as a property rights problem one that involves allocation conflicts and pressures for institutional change. We argue that the current policy approach to interconnection problems between ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Energy and exergy analysis of an Automobile Heat Pump system

    This study deals with energy and exergy analysis of an Automobile Heat Pump (AHP) system using R134a as the working fluid and ambient air as a heat source. An experimental AHP system consisting of original components from an Automobile Air Conditioning (AAC) system and some extra equipment was developed and instrumented. The system was operated in steady state under various ambient and return air ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Global Nuclear Energy Industry Analysis and 2018 Forecasts

    Save time carrying out entry-level research by identifying the size, growth, and leading players in the global nuclear energy marketUse the Five Forces analysis to determine the competitive intensity and therefore attractiveness of the global nuclear energy marketLeading company profiles reveal details of key nuclear energy market players' global operations and financial performanceAdd weight to ...


  • Integrated appraisal of renewable energy strategies: a CGE analysis

    The preparation, implementation, coordination and verification of policy measures is a complex and difficult process. This paper presents the first results of an empirical ex-ante analysis which evaluates the effects of renewable energy policies on the Polish bioenergy sector applying an Applied General Equilibrium model. The empirical results suggest that the Polish bioenergy sector benefits ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Analysis of buildings' energy consumption by means of exergy method

    Among the objectives of the Directive 2002/91/EC and of the Council "Energy performance of buildings", Energy Performance of Building Directive (EPBD) the energy certification of buildings represents a fundamental role. The method here described starts from the LowEX tool, previously developed in the IEA ECBCS Annex 37 framework. By using the exergy approach, new (non-economic) indices could be ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Energy analysis in industrial districts: a statistics-based approach

    Considering the particular structure of the Italian productive system, characterised by local concentration of a great number of small and medium-sized enterprises in industrial districts, this study aims at developing a "district-oriented" approach to energy analysis. A combination of statistical methods is proposed in order to describe similarities, variability and relations among different ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Asia–Pacific Analysis: The slow road to green energy

    More Asia–Pacific countries need to embrace renewable energy and follow the first tentative steps of some governments, says Crispin Maslog. The South-East Asia and Pacific region is blessed with abundant sources of 'green' energy ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Chinese Solar Energy Market Analysis to 2014

    This  latest market research report titled Solar Energy in China 2014 states that the market is expected to witness rapid growth owing to favorable policy environment in the country. With the country facing a continuous shortfall in the supply of conventional sources required to meet the increasing demand for energy in recent years, the focus is gradually shifting from conventional to ...


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