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Energy systems engineering - a guided tour

C. Doga Demirhan, William W. Tso, Gerald S. Ogumerem, Efstratios N. Pistikopoulos
2019 BMC Chemical Engineering  
Tools of energy systems engineering are numerous, and its application areas cover a wide range of energy systems.  ...  With this article, we want to introduce and highlight the power of energy systems engineering as a generic framework to arrive at synergistic solutions to complex energy and environmental problems.  ...  Availability of data and materials Data sharing not applicable to this article as no datasets were generated or analyzed during the current study.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s42480-019-0009-5 fatcat:z4chpur2lrhf3oicouurucbn7m

Status of and expectations for flexible bioenergy to support resource efficiency and to accelerate the energy transition

F. Schipfer, E. Mäki, U. Schmieder, N. Lange, T. Schildhauer, C. Hennig, D. Thrän
2022 Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews  
The intermittent nature of these renewables, however, will evoke challenges regarding matching energy supply and demand.  ...  Yet, practical deployment continues to be seen as little more than a niche innovation mainly due to limited 'landscape pressure' and considerable challenges in translating systemic, macro-economic and  ...  We want to cordially thank Hanna Breunig, Ilkka Hannula and Lukas Kranzl for the internal review, valuable comments and suggestions that improved this manuscript considerably.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.rser.2022.112094 fatcat:g7fpn4rtcjhdbios3gm3u2hhre

Nuclear-renewable hybrid energy systems: Opportunities, interconnections, and needs

Mark F. Ruth, Owen R. Zinaman, Mark Antkowiak, Richard D. Boardman, Robert S. Cherry, Morgan D. Bazilian
2014 Energy Conversion and Management  
As the U.S. energy system evolves, the amount of electricity from variable-generation sources is likely to increase, which could result in additional times when electricity demand is lower than available  ...  Six aspects of interaction (interconnections) between elements of nuclear-renewable hybrid energy systems are identified: Thermal, electrical, chemical, hydrogen, mechanical, and information.  ...  We also acknowledge Doug Arent of JISEA for his helpful review and input, as well as Dana Christensen of NREL for his support of nuclear-renewable hybrid energy systems.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.enconman.2013.11.030 fatcat:viuazbz4qrbdpfg6ejk3bgkihi

Expert Opinion Analysis on Renewable Hydrogen Storage Systems Potential in Europe

Davide Astiaso Garcia, Federica Barbanera, Fabrizio Cumo, Umberto Di Matteo, Benedetto Nastasi
2016 Energies  
The obtained results highlight strategies and actions to optimize the storage of hydrogen produced by renewables to face varying electricity demand and generation-driven fluctuations reducing the negative  ...  This paper aims to pinpoint the potential uses of renewable hydrogen storage systems in Europe, analysing current and potential locations, regulatory framework, governments' outlooks, economic issues,  ...  The founding sponsors had no role in the design of the study; in the collection, analyses, or interpretation of data; in the writing of the manuscript, and in the decision to publish the results.  ... 
doi:10.3390/en9110963 fatcat:rkqqjeqlbzdhfhfu2zrt7qndgq

A Review of Renewable Energy Options, Applications, Facilitating Technologies and Recent Developments

Seama Koohi-Fayegh, Marc A Rosen
2020 European Journal of Sustainable Development Research  
A critical overview of renewable energy is provided, including descriptions of renewable energy sources, technologies, assessments, comparisons and planning as well as energy technologies that facilitate  ...  Also covered for contextual and broader purposes are energy systems more generally and their sustainability.  ...  Similar to the design of other hybrid energy systems, optimisation approaches are needed to design hydrogen fuel cell systems with optimal performance objectives not only in technical aspects but considering  ... 
doi:10.29333/ejosdr/8432 fatcat:kxdevvn5dfdsjao36tqb5b2iuu

Recent Advances on CO2 Mitigation Technologies: On the Role of Hydrogenation Route via Green H2

Georgios Varvoutis, Athanasios Lampropoulos, Evridiki Mandela, Michalis Konsolakis, George E. Marnellos
2022 Energies  
The increasing trend in global energy demand has led to an extensive use of fossil fuels and subsequently in a marked increase in atmospheric CO2 content, which is the main culprit for the greenhouse effect  ...  At the same time, the projected increase in the share of variable renewables in the future energy mix will necessitate large-scale curtailment of excess energy.  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/en15134790 fatcat:vz26nxubnrhd3p6pzzh6zli6jm

Decarbonizing Copper Production by Power-to-Hydrogen: A Techno-Economic Analysis

Fritz T.C. Röben, Nikolas Schöne, Uwe Bau, Markus A. Reuter, Manuel Dahmen, André Bardow
2021 Journal of Cleaner Production  
To determine the minimal cost of an on-site retrofit with Power-to-Hydrogen technology, we formulate and solve a mixed-integer linear program for the integrated system.  ...  On-site utilization of the electrolysis by-product oxygen has a substantial economic benefit.  ...  Acknowledgements The present contribution is supported by the Helmholtz Association under the Joint Initiative 'Energy Systems Integration'.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jclepro.2021.127191 fatcat:63ningbgc5a2ndvkd5tkpyxzsm

Geoscience and decarbonisation: current status and future directions

Michael H. Stephenson, Philip Ringrose, Sebastian Geiger, Michael Bridden
2019 Petroleum Geoscience  
It was noted also that growth in renewable energy supply will lead to increased demand for geological materials to sustain the electrification of the vehicle fleet and other low-carbon technologies.  ...  Technologies discussed at the meeting involved decarbonization of electricity production via renewable sources of power generation, substitution of domestic heating using geothermal energy, use of carbon  ...  This means that hydrogen-energy systems will be likely work to best in regions with geology suitable for seasonal hydrogen storage in salt caverns and CO 2 storage in saline sandstone aquifers.  ... 
doi:10.1144/petgeo2019-084 fatcat:e46okqyigfey3ifmpqe577awpu

Key findings and recommendations [chapter]

2017 Towards an Open Government in Kazakhstan  
Energy Storage Technologies Grid stabilization, electric power balancing and fuel for transportation are major challenges in the clean energy system with a high share of fluctuating renewable energy sources  ...  respect to the integration of fluctuating renewable energy sources, especially due to cheap thermal storage potential in the district heating systems [7; 8] .  ...  Chapter 9 Power to Fuels and Chemicals Innovation Challenge "to discover affordable ways to convert sunlight into storable solar fuels" By Jakob Kibsgaard, Peter C. K. Vesborg  ... 
doi:10.1787/9789264279384-4-en fatcat:hkkixyfwq5ewfco54onrj2zeye

Recent Advances in Technology, Strategy and Application of Sustainable Energy Systems

Wenxiao Chu, Francesco Calise, Neven Duić, Poul Alberg Østergaard, Maria Vicidomini, Qiuwang Wang
2020 Energies  
, promoting the development and improvements on the renewable energy technologies as well as their role in systems and in the transition towards sustainable energy systems.  ...  In this framework, the Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems (SDEWES) conference provides a good platform for researchers and other experts to exchange their academic thoughts  ...  Authors also thank all the reviewers who provided valuable and highly appreciated comments and advice, and the managing editors of Energies for their patience and excellent support.  ... 
doi:10.3390/en13195229 fatcat:xfoduuxalnhgzf2fp4dbc76rxa

Future of Hydrogen as an Alternative Fuel for Next-Generation Industrial Applications; Challenges and Expected Opportunities

Umair Yaqub Qazi
2022 Energies  
Hydrogen is expected to be implemented in various production applications as a fundamental fuel in future energy carrier materials development and manufacturing processes.  ...  Moreover, this article further discusses some socioeconomic implications of hydrogen as a green resource.  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest. Energies 2022, 15, 4741  ... 
doi:10.3390/en15134741 fatcat:p2xivhgyj5hfplte6bfpod7mhm

A review of cleaner alternative fuels for maritime transportation

Ahad Al-Enazi, Eric C. Okonkwo, Yusuf Bicer, Tareq Al-Ansari
2021 Energy Reports  
First, the review considers the feasibility and environmental dimensions of different bunker fuels, including liquefied natural gas, hydrogen, and ammonia.  ...  The outcomes of this review supports the notion that the demand for alternative fuels will continue to increase as the transportation sector moves towards integrating cleaner fuels to comply with increasing  ...  Acknowledgements This publication was made possible by GSRA grant, ID# GSRA6-2-0615-19090, from the Qatar National Research Fund (a member of Qatar Foundation).  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.egyr.2021.03.036 fatcat:h42wgfv3ebgdzkiw7x53a7czka

Case specification and scheduling. Deliverable 7.1. Sustainable Energy Transitions Laboratory (SENTINEL) project

Vassilis Stavrakas, Andrzej Ceglarz, Nikos Kleanthis, George Giannakidis, Amanda Schibline, Diana Süsser, Johan Lilliestam, Alexandra Psyrri, Alexandros Flamos
2021 Zenodo  
contextual critical issues and challenges in energy system planning, and specific research questions, to which the SENTINEL models will attempt to provide answers, accounting for particularities of diverse  ...  While energy system models are important tools supporting decision- and policymakers, they are often monolithic, and, therefore, not particularly versatile and not able to address all types of problems  ...  In these meetings participated: representatives from the Greek Ministry of Environment and Energy (MEE), the Centre for Renewable Energy Sources (CRES), the Energy-Economy-Environment Modelling Laboratory  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.4699517 fatcat:7zydva4befarhevspziroxxnw4

The prospects for hydrogen as an energy carrier: an overview of hydrogen energy and hydrogen energy systems

Marc A. Rosen, Seama Koohi-Fayegh
2016 Energy Ecology and Environment  
Hydrogen is expected to play a key role as an energy carrier in future energy systems of the world.  ...  In this paper, the role of hydrogen as an energy carrier and hydrogen energy systems' technologies and their economics are described.  ...  Acknowledgments The authors gratefully acknowledge the financial support provided by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s40974-016-0005-z fatcat:qijzcwwqybf35peacfe5tqebbu

Technical Support for Long-Term Deep Decarbonization [chapter]

Institute of Climate Change and Sus
2021 China's Long-Term Low-Carbon Development Strategies and Pathways  
The emission reduction potential of traditional technologies is limited, and the contribution of rational demand and structural adjustment and optimization has been on the rise.  ...  This chapter begins by analyzing the comprehensive impact of multiple energy efficiency and low-carbon technologies in terms of technology maturity, economic impact, social impact, environmental impact  ...  Deep Decarbonization Technologies for Energy and Power Storage Systems With a high proportion of intermittent renewable power fed to the grid in the future, large-scale energy storage, smart grid and distributed  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-981-16-2524-4_7 fatcat:5nklsalcb5dmjidv4iysicqpdy
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