For any High-Tech start-up there are high failure rates and the chances of failing are even higher if company enters into a new market with a new product. The start-ups failure rate was 42% within three and a half years after start-up, and 33% for high tech start-ups after five
The energy sector is undergoing some fundamental changes. The implications of smart grid technology for electricity grids are as yet unknown. This paper presents the results of a graduation research project exploring developments in smart grids carried out at Endinet. A general exploration constitutes the first phase of the project.
At the local level Eindhoven Municipality has set its ambition to go energy neutral in housing sector by 2020 and decided to develop new energy neutral housing areas.Lack of strict regulations and appropriate forms of support aimed at relevant stakeholders involve has attributed to the lack of acceptance for energy
This paper is about the research that has been done to investigate how residents can be urged to save energy. There are two different types of energy-saving behaviours: investment behaviour and curtailment behaviour. There are certain intervention strategies to urge residents to change their investment and curtailment behaviour. With use
This research argues that everyday behavior and lifestyle of occupants, dwelling characteristics, decentralized energy production methods and the sharing of excess produced energy have a significant influence on the energy use of households. Hence they form a serious energy saving potential to transform existing districts into an energy zero urban environment. By
Because the energy costs will increase for housing tenants, and these costs will cover an increasing part of the total income of these tenants in the future, research has been done after the challenge to get the social housing stock sustainable. In this research, it´s about the dwellings in the
This paper deals with the topic of the stay away of an energy transition. Investigations are carried out, the environmental discussion is increasing but real substantial actions seem to stay away. Trias-Energetica, an important term in the sustainability sector contains two important actions; (1) making use of renewable/sustainable energy sources