Sökning: "consumer demand"

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  1. 1. Demand Side Activities for Electric Load Reduction

    Författare :Juozas Abaravicius; Energihushållning; []
    Nyckelord :TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Load demand; Energiforskning; Energy research; demand response; peak load reduction; load management; demand side;

    Sammanfattning : The research described in this thesis, focuses on some activities on the demand side that could reduce peak load in electricity system by using consumer flexibility i.e. by increasing the demand side response to signals coming from the energy market. LÄS MER

  2. 2. The workings of co-operation : A comparative study of consumer co-operative organisation in Britain and Sweden, 1860-1970

    Författare :Katarina Friberg; Peter Aronsson; Mary Hilson; Växjö universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; consumer co-operation; organisational logic; consumer demand; comparative method; retail trade; legislation for co-operation; household economy; History; Historia;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis explores the workings of co-operation. It proceeds by way of a two-case comparative study, where the units of comparison are local consumer co-operatives: the Newcastle upon Tyne Co-operative Society Ltd., situated in the north-east of England, and Konsumentföreningen Solidar in Malmö, in the south-west of Sweden. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Food for Thought : Essays on Green Public Procurement and the Market for Organic Food

    Författare :Hanna Lindström; Sofia Lundberg; Tommy Lundgren; Janne Tukiainen; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Organic food policy; agricultural policy; Green Public Procurement; environmental policy; consumer demand; demand system; price transmission; survey data; retail scanner data;

    Sammanfattning : Paper [I] In this paper, we study a Green Public Procurement (GPP) policy decided by the Swedish government in 2006, stating objectives related to organic farming. The policy aims to increase the public sector's organic food purchases, in order to incentivise Swedish farmers to convert to organic practices, thereby contributing to national environmental quality objectives. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Modeling and Simulations of Demand Response in Sweden

    Författare :Daniel A. Brodén; Lars Nordström; Mikael Amelin; KTH; []
    Nyckelord :ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; demand response; demand side management; model predictive scheduling; Electrical Engineering; Elektro- och systemteknik;

    Sammanfattning : Electric power systems are undergoing a paradigm shift where an increasing number of variable renewable energy resources such as wind and solar power are being introduced to all levels of existing power grids. At the same time consumers are gaining a more active role where self energy production and home automation solutions are no longer uncommon. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Essays on competition and consumer choice

    Författare :Osmis Areda Habte; Nationalekonomiska institutionen; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Competition; Consumer Choice; Motor vehicle inspection market;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis makes a contribution to the areas of deregulation, competition and consumer choice. It consists of three self-contained papers. All the research questions are examined in the context of the Swedish motor vehicle inspection market. LÄS MER