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  • Feasibility of alternatives to provide energy to a single family house in Lulea 

    Surribas Comunas, Ana (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya / Högskolan I Gävle, 2010)
    Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
    Restricted access - author's decision
    After enjoying one week in the Swedish Lapland, the idea of providing energy to one of those isolated cabins in the far landscape caught our attention. Nowadays, there still exist many dwellings, usually located in rural ...
  • Investigation of the perfomance of a large PV system 

    Solanes Bosch, Júlia (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya / Hogskolan i Gävle, 2017-06)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    One of the main social challenges that society is facing nowadays is the energy crisis. So, head towards renewable energy resources such as solar, hydraulic, wind, geothermal and biomass, could be the best solution. Solar ...
  • Performance evaluation of the solarus AB asymmetric concentrating hybrid PV/T collector 

    Moreno Puerto, Jose (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya / Högskolan I Gävle, 2013)
    Bachelor thesis
    Open Access
    The energy sector is currently in a state of change as conventional energy sources are questioned by the need of new clean and sustainable energy sources to satisfy the global energy demand in the long term. Renewable ...
  • Research on the best market applications for LightLab energy-saving lamps 

    Vilalta Cea, Raúl (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya / Linköping Universitet, 2009)
    Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
    Restricted access - author's decision
    Nowadays, lighting represents 20% of the global electricity consumption. Light can be produced using different technologies but more than 100 years after its invention, the incandescent bulb is still the most sold and ...
  • Solar cooling of buildings in a Swedish climate 

    Moreno Fernández, Marcos (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya / Högskolan I Gävle, 2013)
    Bachelor thesis
    Open Access
    Nowadays Solar Energy is one of the engineering fields most exploited, due to the ongoing need to developing new technologies based on renewable energy or improving the existing ones. One particular application of this ...
  • Solar potential assessment: comparison using LiDAR data and PVsyst 

    Pérez Amigó, Laura (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya / Högskolan I Gävle, 2016-06)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    Energy consumption is on a permanent rise and it is becoming increasingly concentrated in cities. Hence, cities have to work on saving energy and being more efficient by finding sources with great potential to produce their ...