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Strategies for reducing the costs of clean-energy technologies in buildings in Nigeria

Samuel Ekung, Victor Ohama, Reginald Ajiero
2020 Clean Energy  
This study evaluated strategies for improving the cost performance of photovoltaic (PV) electricity applied in buildings in Nigeria using a questionnaire survey involving 415 targets.  ...  The costs of clean-energy technologies are currently very high and their adoption in buildings is voluntary.  ...  The study assessed variance using the sectors of the respondents based on the Kruskal-Wallis test.  ... 
doi:10.1093/ce/zkaa020 fatcat:l4sqbgc4xbbwvbejtdt62spmcu

Internet Development, Collaborative Innovation, and Carbon Emissions

Xuemeng Ding, Qiang Zhao, Hasan Ali Khattak
2022 Mobile Information Systems  
Third, in the aspect of influence mechanism, collaborative innovation is an important path for Internet development to promote carbon emission reduction, and collaborative innovation partially plays a  ...  the overall goal of regional carbon emission reduction, and improve the high-quality development of China's economy.  ...  " energy consumption structure with an abnormally high proportion of coal in China is an important reason for the decrease in carbon emission intensity.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2022/9696973 fatcat:6hsveaemdrhibjnpwb2s3t5qj4

Environmental Pollution, Management, and Sustainable Development: Strategies for Vietnam and Other Developing Countries

Tham C. Hoang, Marsha C. Black, Sandra L. Knuteson, Aaron P. Roberts
2019 Environmental Management  
for research and training in support of better management plans for the environment and health.  ...  for public health and the environment remain at levels that favor accepting environmental degradation and impacts for tradeoffs with economic values.  ...  Environ Manage.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s00267-019-01144-z pmid:30739149 fatcat:3d5pbpvukbe7ncqvnpev63qssm

From The Trash to High Couture: How Wearable Food Waste is Transforming the Textile Industry In Line with the Agenda 2030

Sara Cavagnero
2020 Journal of Textile Science & Fashion Technology  
Turning waste into a resource is essential to increase efficiency and close the loop in a circular economy, improve waste management practices, and limit the use of landfilling, in line with the EU Framework  ...  impacts for the benefit of nature, society, and economy.  ...  for poverty reduction.  ... 
doi:10.33552/jtsft.2020.05.000616 fatcat:qskdtp4mzba5lj4dtbnu4pftd4

Less fragmentation and more sustainability: How to supply nanostores in urban areas more efficiently?

Bram Kin
2020 Transportation Research Procedia  
Reducing this fragmentation potentially leads to reduced costs for last mile deliveries as well as lower transport-related externalities.  ...  Reducing this fragmentation potentially leads to reduced costs for last mile deliveries as well as lower transport-related externalities.  ...  Acknowledgements This article comprises the main results and discussion of a PhD dissertation, titled, 'The Fragmented Last Mile to Nanostores in Cities. A Stakeholder-based Search for a Panacea'.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.trpro.2020.03.171 fatcat:ikwmpkgwlrfoxbikma6atqvddq

Design-Based Innovation for Manufacturing Firm Success in High-Cost Operating Environments

Göran Roos
2016 She Ji: The Journal of Design, Economics and Innovation  
This overview is followed by a discussion of the pivotal constituents of success for firms operating in high-cost environments, and concludes with the fundamental importance of innovation as a basis for  ...  The manufacturing sector is increasingly looking to innovation to ensure productivity growth, especially in high-cost operating environments to achieve non-price based competition.  ...  for "Manufacturing in a High Cost Environment: Basis for Success on the Firm Level," in Global Perspectives on Achieving Success in High and Low Cost Operating Environments, ed.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.sheji.2016.03.001 fatcat:cimw532k7naixhtlbemwwdk2gq

COST Action TD1105: Overview of Sensor-systems for Air-quality Monitoring

Michele Penza, EuNetAir Consortium
2014 Procedia Engineering  
Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) oc-2011-1-9706 has been signed by 28 COST Countries Governments at the date on June 2014 in the COST Domain Earth System Science and Environmental Management (ESSEM) -  ...  Acknowledgements This COST Action TD1105 EuNetAir has been approved by the COST Committee of Senior Officials (CSO) at its 183 rd meeting on 1 December 2011 at Brussels.  ...  , green-economy and social welfare to create collaborative research teams in the ERA on the new sensing technologies for AQC in an integrated approach to avoid fragmentation of the research efforts to  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.proeng.2014.11.698 fatcat:xboziw4xcbdzzkr3wt24mzbk6e

B2B e-marketplaces in the airline industry: process drivers and performance indicators

Claudia Maria Wagner, Bernd Huber, Edward Sweeney, Austin Smyth
2005 International Journal of Logistics Research and Applications  
The financial involvement in or initiation of e-Marketplaces by airlines is very low. Low cost airlines show high use of e-Marketplaces, but demonstrate little financial involvement in contrast.  ...  This paper focuses on the level of efficiency improvements gained by using e-Marketplaces in the procurement process.  ...  H7a: A reduction in purchasing process costs and in procurement product prices can exceed the investment costs for the use of e-Marketplaces.  ... 
doi:10.1080/13675560500407390 fatcat:ov36avyoa5fhfjk5yfe3odrg44

FATIGUE TESTS OF METAL MATERIALS (review) Part 1. Main definitions, loading parameters, representation of results of tests
ИСПЫТАНИЯ НА УСТАЛОСТЬ МЕТАЛЛИЧЕСКИХ МАТЕРИАЛОВ (обзор) Часть 1. Основные определения, параметры нагружения, представление результатов испытаний

V.S. Erasov, Federal State Unitary Enterprise «All-Russian Scientific Research Institute of Aviation Materials», E.I. Oreshko, Federal State Unitary Enterprise «All-Russian Scientific Research Institute of Aviation Materials»
2020 «Aviation Materials and Technologies»  
Nucleation of fatigue microcracks and formation of the main crack occurs on the surface and in near-surface layers of a sample.  ...  The article gives the review of techniques of fatigue tests of metal materials and presents the results of such tests .  ...  Whenever the combination of high functionality, comfort and economy is required, you will find advanced para-aramid Twaron® yarns being used in sophisticated fabric constructions tailored for specific  ... 
doi:10.18577/2071-9140-2020-0-4-59-70 fatcat:n6mdoowovrandam34y677xfyka

Recycled Carbon Fibers (rCF) in Automobiles: Towards Circular Economy

Anand Bellam Balaji, Chris Rudd, Xiaoling Liu
2020 Materials Circular Economy  
This work presents a comprehensive review on the driving forces and challenges faced by the stakeholders in using recycled carbon fibers (rCF) for development of new automotive parts, in order to close  ...  Meanwhile, expanded collaborations among the industrialists and researchers have aided recuperating and reusing of the carbon fibers, putting them back into the track of circular economy.  ...  2017D10030), and Ningbo 3315 Innovation Team Scheme "Composites Development and Manufacturing for Sustainable Environment."  ... 
doi:10.1007/s42824-020-00004-0 fatcat:aw5btjqlmzhzldaphtfocp2vsu

Critical success factors for e-tendering implementation in construction collaborative environments: people and process issues

Eric Choen Weng Lou, Mustafa Alshawi
2009 Journal of Information Technology in Construction  
This paper presents critical success factors for the implementation of e-tendering in collaborative environments with particular considerations given to the people issues and process factors.  ...  A key component of enterprise communication reach is collaborative environments (for the construction industry) which allows customers, suppliers, partners and other project team members secure access  ...  There are technology issues that may impact on the operation of the collaborative environment and extranets. The software must be tested and reliable and have simple-to-use interfaces.  ... 
dblp:journals/itcon/LouA09 fatcat:rkg4ldqa6rgozgoqyy7h42beim

The Move of Business Enterprises Towards Using Cloud Computing

Mohamed M. El Hadi
2012 مجلة الجمعیة المصریة لنظم المعلومات وتکنولوجیا الحاسبات  
Cloud Computing For Future Work: Cloud computing offers a compelling alternative to current information technology delivery models, as IT Dept. or Centers are being driven to create cost efficiency while  ...  It is increasingly becoming an accepted services delivery model for agile enter-  ...  These services can be differentiating for the business, like Web applications or development and testing environments.  ... 
doi:10.21608/jstc.2012.120066 fatcat:3cnnyumah5fxzjy23sxqrdecfq


Toh Ka Bean, Muzani Mustapa, Fara Diva Mustapa
2019 International Journal of Built Environment and Sustainability  
Consequently, many projects embark on BIM adoption in procurement.  ...  Construction disputes were found to incur high transaction costs (TCs), affect the parties involved, and subsequently increase overall project costs.  ...  Transaction costs analysis is said to be useful for studying the benefits of making economic exchange as well as for studying the impacts of an organisation with high performance ambiguity at both pre  ... 
doi:10.11113/ijbes.v6.n1-2.394 fatcat:2uk6olicvfgorbv6ujp2u2kcce

Digitalization as a driver for supporting PV deployment and cost reduction

Erika Saretta, Pierluigi Bonomo, Willy Maeder, Van Khai Nguyen, Francesco Frontini, Robert Kenny, João M. Serra
2022 EPJ Photovoltaics  
in the PV sector such as: (i) advanced functionalities introduced in the existing BIMSolar® software for improving the simultaneous design, performance simulation and cost assessment of medium and large  ...  direct benefits in optimizing the PV process, increasing performances, and reducing of costs.  ...  Bosch) for their supervision in economic assessment.  ... 
doi:10.1051/epjpv/2021013 fatcat:nkt6d6h5e5birhhrz3mselnuwm

Barriers and drivers in a circular economy: the case of the built environment

Jim Hart, Katherine Adams, Jannik Giesekam, Danielle Densley Tingley, Francesco Pomponi
2019 Procedia CIRP  
Reports, white papers, academic articles, and guidance are produced in rapid succession, and the world's first standard on circular economy for organisations has been realised.  ...  To facilitate the pathway towards circularity, we have attempted to identify the barriers to and enablers for the circular economy within the built environment.  ...  High upfront investment costs are mentioned in the contexts of a supporting infrastructure for CE (e.g. reverse logistics), R&D, and the certification and compliance processes needed for new CE models  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.procir.2018.12.015 fatcat:g7k6m47evbbfdehnyk2wutmlea
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