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Risk Analysis of Energy Performance Contracting Projects in Russia: An Analytic Hierarchy Process Approach

Maria Garbuzova-Schlifter, Reinhard Madlener
2014 Social Science Research Network  
This study indicates that there is a need for a widely usable formal approach for risk analysis and management in EPC projects in Russia.  ...  ESCOs refinance their project investments under EPC through a guaranteed and actually achieved amount of energy savings that results from the implemented energy conservation measures (ECMs) at the client's  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would like to gratefully acknowledge Elena Medvedeva, Alexey Fedoseyev, Sergej Mancha, Anatoly Rachmaninov, Nikolai Shkut, and Sergej Sergeev for valuable  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2592356 fatcat:vsirguhrjzazvpcmcv7lu7mi6y

Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (Darpa) Fiscal Year 2016 Budget Estimates

Department Of Defense Comptroller's Office
2015 Zenodo  
The cost will be reduced through exploitation of mass manufacturing techniques at the chip scale and a reduction in size of the system which will aid in retrofitting into existing platforms.  ...  -Establish baseline performance for existing radar ATR algorithms against challenge problem data sets.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1215366 fatcat:cqn5tyfixjanzp5x3tgfkpedri

Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (Darpa) Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Estimates

Department Of Defense Comptroller's Office
2014 Zenodo  
The budget request details the proposed investments $80 million to develop new sets of tools for imaging and analytics of neural and synaptic brain activities that will improve diagnosis and care of wounded  ...  An emphasis in the FY 2015 budget request focuses on research to tailor treatments to patients' unique characteristics, known as "precision medicine."  ...  -Designed and fabricated a GRIN-based optical system to retrofit an existing or new platform with less weight and/or fewer optical elements.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1215345 fatcat:fjzhmynqjbaafk67q2ckcblj2m

Policy Interventions to Catalyze Uptake of Energy Efficiency Upgrades in the US

Hetal Parekh
The second component is a policy analysis to evaluate existing policy mechanisms and possible alternatives.  ...  The US commercial building energy retrofit market is estimated at $72 billion and it is projected that retrofitting commercial buildings pre-dating 1980 to reduce energy use by 30%, could result in $280billion  ...  Shortcomings of Existing Retrofit Financing Decision Support Resources As a first step to developing new resources for retrofit financing decision support, existing resources are evaluated for the level  ... 
doi:10.1184/r1/11688102 fatcat:fcsgp66zdfb57cnxgh4yfvln2m

FACING RACE WITH NO RULES? (Nuclear deterrence without arms control)
ГРЯДЕТ ЛИ ГОНКА БЕЗ ПРАВИЛ? (Ядерное сдерживание в отсутствие контроля над вооружениями)

2019 Mirovaya Ekonomika i Mezhdunarodnye Otnosheniya  
$1 million for construction of a P-3 Tactical Support Center (TSC) Training Building.  ...  A final buy of the M88A1 is planned for FY 1976, and retrofit kit procurement is planned through FY 1978.  ...  If enacted, it would increase the incentive for younger aviators at their retention decision point . The current FY 1974 officer flight pay budget is $213 million.  ... 
doi:10.20542/0131-2227-2019-63-5-24-35 fatcat:cz3fdqr35rchpeybvbsvmmfh5u

Mapping and characterization of LCA networks

Anders Bjørn, Mikołaj Owsianiak, Alexis Laurent, Christine Molin, Torbjørn Bochsen Westh, Michael Zwicky Hauschild
2012 The International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment  
technology (NO. 2011BAC04B003) Acknowledgements: This abstract is realized through the financial support of the European Commission in the framework of the FP7 Collaborative project Advanced Technologies for  ...  of new construction compared to retrofit and reuse of existing buildings.  ...  In total, six case studies have been selected: two for new buildings, two for existing buildings, one for a usual construction product and one for an energy-efficient product.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11367-012-0524-6 fatcat:hvpd6ius2ngbxnseecyedpgyim

Recharging infrastructure planning for electric vehicles : a lifecycle thinking approach

Piyaruwan Harindra Kaluthantirige Perera
The primary goal of this study is to develop a planning and management framework for EV recharging infrastructure.  ...  A lifecycle thinking approach was used to identify the best desirable low-emission fuel technology and strategies to deploy recharging infrastructure for Canadian provinces.  ...  budgets.  ... 
doi:10.14288/1.0392004 fatcat:dvtcdl4g2jao7dgwnjzhlos4q4

Energy Efficiency Market Assessment of New Jersey Clean Energy Programs, Book I, Portfolio Assessment

No Name Supplied
Book I contains the executive summary and a market assessment of each of the programs in the portfolio  ...  This project consists of a detailed assessment of the New Jersey energy efficiency market and the New Jersey Clean Energy Programs.  ...  a funding decision.  ... 
doi:10.7282/t3gq6xsf fatcat:d36633xcrjhrlhomojissxlfuu

The North Atlantic Treaty Organisation [chapter]

G. Wyn Rees
1996 Anglo-American Approaches to Alliance Security, 1955–60  
It will surely have a significant impact on a final quality of the product and process of solving the problems in operation.  ...  Acknowledgements/Remerciements The Panel wishes to express its thanks to the German members of RTA for the invitation to hold this Symposium in Bonn and for the facilities and personnel which made the  ...  from multiple development teams is a non-trivial task, and (iv) multiple possibilities exist for the content of each of the builds.  ... 
doi:10.1057/9780230379831_3 fatcat:qndgsmmd7fghbkucxkh3agwnma

The International Linear Collider: A Global Project [article]

Philip Bambade, Tim Barklow, Ties Behnke, Mikael Berggren, James Brau, Philip Burrows, Dmitri Denisov, Angeles Faus-Golfe, Brian Foster, Keisuke Fujii, Juan Fuster, Frank Gaede, Paul Grannis (+17 others)
2019 arXiv   pre-print
The first stage of the ILC is planned to be a Higgs factory at 250 GeV in the centre of mass. Energy upgrades can naturally be implemented based on the concept of a linear collider.  ...  the physics motivation, the accelerator design, the run plan, the proposed detectors, the experimental measurements on the Higgs boson, the top quark, the couplings of the W and Z bosons, and searches for  ...  Acknowledgements We are grateful to many funding agencies around the world for supporting the research reported here and the preparation of this document. Among these are  ... 
arXiv:1903.01629v3 fatcat:tzflms47f5e5jkwjfqdnmszrpe

Uncertainty and sensitivity analysis in building performance simulation for decision support and design optimization [article]

Hopfe, CJ (Christina), Hensen, JLM (Jan), Emmerich, MTM (Michael)
One challenge is therefore retrofitting existing buildings because "more than 80% of the current stock need retrofitting for high energy efficiency" [Sisson et al., 2009] .  ...  In either case design/retrofit decisions are taken that have a long lasting impact on the energy consumption of the building over its service life.  ...  For the result analyses one room on the ground level will be considered: Second scenario: Decision making with the help of uncertainty/ sensitivity analysis Imagine the following procedure: For an  ... 
doi:10.6100/ir643321 fatcat:kbsgatsnlre5dhmwjx2v2uapru

Financial incentives for green buildings in Canada : a spatio-temporal analysis

Anber Rana
Hence, there is a need for pragmatic decision-making that will help in making FIs planning that is beneficial to all stakeholders.  ...  In order to address, this need, the main objective of this research is to develop a decision support framework that can evaluate the effectiveness and efficiency of FIs available for GBs in Canada.  ...  Though a number of rebates and subsidies are available for retrofitting existing buildings, only ON and MB provinces seem to target buildings belonging to a specific time period.  ... 
doi:10.14288/1.0401419 fatcat:jzkdeo46efbi7ftpida7vjcnu4

The 6×6 stiffness formulation and transformation of serial manipulators via the CCT theory

Shih-Feng Chen
2003 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (Cat. No.03CH37422)  
PHASE I: Review presently employed classification and beamforming techniques and how the proposed new algorithms will build and enhance these existing solutions.  ...  For existing landfills and containment applications, many of which are near or beyond their design life, this easily retrofitable system will help to avoid increased future liability (i.e., clean expenses  ...  PHASE III: Significant commercial sales potential exists for advanced virtual simulation display systems for commercial (civil aviation) and military simulation market.  ... 
doi:10.1109/robot.2003.1242218 dblp:conf/icra/Chen03 fatcat:zmssxoehbzamtoprst3o56vo5m

Research Summit 2021- Book of Abstracts [article]

Artur Silva, António Teixeira
; SDG 11sustainable cities and communities), the objectives of the Portuguese National Strategy for Active and Healthy Ageing (ENEAS) and the Portuguese National Strategy for Active and Cycling Mobility  ...  031828, Partnership n. 94 / Initiative n. 189) through national funds, co-financed by PDR2020, and FEADER, within the PT2020 Partnership Agreement This exploratory mixed-method research that includes a  ...  Postcombustion stands as the most appealing emission sources due to an easy retrofit of existent and new technologies into existing power plants.  ... 
doi:10.48528/qdpf-e229 fatcat:o6eqjoqg65arljzd4agsarc4uq

Montana Weigh-in-Motion (WIM) and Automatic Traffic Recorder (ATR) Strategy [Final Report]

Primary project tasks included a) review of the state-of-thepractice, from the hardware being used to the operating procedures being employed, b) compilation of a comprehensive description of MDT's current  ...  current traffic factor groups, including alternatives to these groups, and e) development of a methodology to prioritize new WIM/ATR deployments.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The authors wish to thank the Montana Department of Transportation for the funding of this research. They also wish to thank the project technical panel, including:  ... 
doi:10.21949/1518242 fatcat:ocuzlkn6ynci3nmdwp4h5ijaoe
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