The flexibility of the consumers and their preferences regarding the energy bundles – M. Schut

In the future, energy supply and demand will grow and be in greater flux than today. To prevent the network operators from reinforcing their energy grid, it is necessary to find new solutions; otherwise the energy systems will be unaffordable. One of the possible solutions is the energy bundle. This

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Sun, sea, leisure, and energy – U. Chaibi

This paper is on decision making in urban development in Morocco in the field of renewable energies. Morocco has the ambition to produce 42% of the total demand of energy from renewable energies in 2020. With the growing implementation of solar and wind energy the application of renewable energies in Morocco

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A strategy to set up energy services for business districts with small to medium sized companies – C. Driessen

Business districts with small to medium sized companies show high energy saving potential. However, due to lack of knowledge and financial funding, this potential is not used. Combining these companies together will make them interesting for Energy Service Companies (ESCO). This paper explains which type of Esco is most suitable

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Investigation of the role of pre-transport in travelers’ transportation mode choice – K. Sanders

It is desirable to reduce private car use in the Netherlands because of the consequences it has for environmental and societal costs. The increase of motorized vehicle use brings many problems with it globally, while alternative transportation modes are less harmful for the environment. Travelers changing their transportation mode choice

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The strategy of ESCos in urban redevelopment projects to convince stakeholders to choose for an ESCo approach – F.L.E. Zeekaf

The energy consumption in the Netherlands is rising significantly, on average 1.09 percent year since 1983 (CBS, 2015). Next to this the European Union (EU) set a target to increase the energy efficiency of the EU by 20% in 2020. This means that in spite of an increase in energy

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Exploring the feasibility of energy neutrality in existing office buildings with current instruments – E.W.E. van Oosterhout

One of the major causes of climate change is the energy use of human activity and in specific the build environment. The built environment accounts for approximately 35% of the total Dutchenergy consumption. More than half of this part is used in commercial buildings such as schools and offices (Agentschap

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Implementing energy performance contracting in the public school sustainable retrofit project : a decision support tool for EPC contract desing using Monte Carlo simulation and nonlinear programming – C. Kou

In the current world, saving energy in the whole society has been a global hot topic in people’s daily life. Built environment is considered as the area which has the most potential for energy efficiency in the Netherlands. For the schools, the behindhand energy facilities on one hand lead to

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The value of smart grids : quantifying the value of the implementation of smart grids for the Distribution System Operator on a district level : a cost benefit analysis – S.J. Barentsz

Introduction This study investigates and values solutions to the challenges that the traditional electricity grid is facing. As the competitiveness of electricity in transport and heating continues to increase, this will further contribute to the electrification of our energy demand. As the peak loads are expected to increase due to this

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Terminal design at small airports : linking small airport terminal design to activity choice behavior of passengers – M.M.J. Evertsen

This graduation thesis deals with the problems that are related with the passenger growth at small airport terminals. The expected global growth of passengers is 5.8% per year. However, the passenger growth rate at the small airports is higher. The existing small airport terminals are not designed for handling these

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Campus parking information : which attributes influence the car drivers’ parking choice behavior on a campus? – C.E. Bekendam

Nowadays, university and corporate campuses are facing issues regarding their parking policy. This causes an unsafe and unpleasant environment for the campus. An implementation of smart parking can help to improve the situation concerning parking. This implementation could provide information about the parking facilities to the car drivers when entering

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An evaluation of an alternative provincial approach to the spatial (re) development process in the participation society : evaluating the province of Noord-Brabant programme, ‘Mijn Mooi Brabant’ – R.P. Mulder

Society is changing and this bottom-up process forces the government to adapt. Reinforced by the inflexibility of the large organisation a government is, it struggles to do so and fulfil the demand of the public. That demand is facilitates initiatives from the public that act on the governmental domain, on

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Modelling the effects of different renovation scenarios of apartments on the configuration of the Ecovat energy storage system – R.T.M. van den Bosch

Because of the introduction of renewable energy sources, the energy system has become more future proof but more pressure has come on the reliability and the affordability. The major problem of renewable energy is that the supply does not match its demand. The missing link towards an energy neutral built

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Traffic data collection framework : freight traffic data in the city of Eindhoven – A.P. Martinez

This thesis investigates traffic data collection methods to obtain freight traffic data in the city of Eindhoven. The research is done as a traffic data collection framework for The Netherlands. Of particular interest are the importance of the traffic problems of the urban freight transport sector and the freight traffic

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Deployment strategies for solar PV panels – K. Sormani

This paper contains the most important findings of researching deployment strategies for solar PV panels. With the rescinding subsidies on small scale sustainable energy generation new strategies have to be found to increase the deployment. In this thesis the preferences of the consumer on the different strategies are investigated. These

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Assessment of local energy company performance – B. Advokaat

Governments have shown that they have no solution to offer. The unstable policy has led to a current bottom-up approach by the municipalities and other local stakeholders, to take the initiative in generation of renewable energy. However, little research is executed is this new dimension of the energy sector. This

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