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Spinning gold from straw - evaluating the flexibility of data centres on power markets

Sonja Klingert, Sebastian Szilvas
2020 Energy Informatics  
This is due to the complexity of integrating more than one power flexibility technology and more than one market for power flexibility.  ...  This generic framework is then instantiated in a linear optimisation problem that optimises the power flexibility of a German High Performance Computing Centre on a set of different power flexibility markets  ...  Christian Becker, University of Mannheim as well as from Martijn Schootuiterkamp and Dr Marco Gerards from the University of Twente.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s42162-020-00110-y fatcat:4m5olblakreeho34dfrei3hi6y

At the Centre of the Old World: Reinterpreting Venetian Economic History

Paola Lanaro
2006 Social Science Research Network  
of power from the Mediterranean to the Atlantic.  ...  Even though these commercial decisions were important, the actual staying power of the silk industry seems to have depended more on the flexibility of its artisans and its corporative institutions and  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.948388 fatcat:j3cu27mdnnfxnj4lihhacj62ke

Key findings and recommendations [chapter]

2017 Towards an Open Government in Kazakhstan  
Figure 4 . 4 Trends in flywheel prices by type of storage and power capacity. Data for 2010 from Beacon Power. Data for 2015 from [6]. Data for 2018 from WattsUp Power based on recent sales.  ...  Resource System Services Data, analytics and markets Data, energy analytics and energy markets will be crucial cross-cutting elements in the development of future smart grids.  ...  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

Planning committee members

2005 Proceedings. IEEE SoutheastCon, 2005.  
Angers for their help in various parts of the project. This project was partially funded by the Canada-Québec agreement on soil conservation.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS This research is funded by the National Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada and Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture and Marketing. We wish to acknowledge Dr. N.E.  ...  Where do we go from here to meet market demands and to take advantage of our opportunities? 1. Permit more flexibility in the production of supply-managed commodities.  ... 
doi:10.1109/secon.2005.1423201 fatcat:znbqvzikxng6zapfna6hh5vfwe

Bio-Based Products And Applications Potential

Eleni Karachaliou Evangelia Tsagaraki
2017 Zenodo  
Ιn this report, a review of the application areas and market penetration of the following bio-based market segments is attempted, along with an assessment of possible barriers to uptake and growth and  ...  soon, significant steps are being taken around the world to move from today's fossil based economy to a more sustainable economy based on biomass.  ...  on setting up regional Biomass Logistic and Trade Centres.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1434287 fatcat:m454wnxi5nhgpgeiokfdxqzi4i

Carbon Nanotubes and Carbon Nanotube Structures Used for Temperature Measurement

Monea, Ionete, Spiridon, Ion-Ebrasu, Petre
2019 Sensors  
Further research will be required to develop the techniques of manipulating and depositing individual CNTs on supports and electrodes for the development of temperature sensors.  ...  Accurate measurement of temperatures with low power consumption with the highest sensitivity and smallest possible elements is still a challenge.  ...  The used flexible substrate was made of KAPTON®HN, a high temperature polyimide, on which gold-plated copper electrodes were originally made using anodizing method.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s19112464 fatcat:hsjc5qkptnabhfpegzlcb34ibe

IMF Survey No 5 2000: Volume 29, Issue 05

International Monetary Fund
2000 IMF Survey  
T he Caribbean was the focus of a recent high-level seminar, held in Barbados on February 8, in which the IMF and several other international organizations participated, along with national and regional  ...  The IMF's Western Hemisphere Department has also stepped up its activities in that region, as part of a "Caribbean initiative. " The editors of the IMF Survey met with Claudio Loser, Director of the Western  ...  Its ambitious structural reform agenda focused on liberalizing the capital account, restructuring the financial and corporate sectors, enhancing labor market flexibility, and improving data reporting.  ... 
doi:10.5089/9781451935158.023 fatcat:36gu3eena5a3ljanwimpxiwvaq

Jahrbuch Agrartechnik = Yearbook agricultural engineering Band 17, 2005

:None, Universitätsbibliothek Braunschweig
2005 Jahrbuch Agrartechnik  
Different kinds of work require different kinds of power from the tractor. The main kinds of power are drawbar power, PTO power, and hydraulic power.  ...  . : Data-driven techniques for the on-the-go evaluation of separation processesln combine harvesters. Dissertation Universität Leuven 2004.  ...  In order to chop the straw from the thresher, the drawin tray had to be improved for reliable function.  ... 
doi:10.24355/dbbs.084-201406201009-0 fatcat:pjcaos36hfg7ngachjubr7cil4

Biologicalisation: Biological transformation in manufacturing

Gerald Byrne, Dimitri Dimitrov, Laszlo Monostori, Roberto Teti, Fred van Houten, Rafi Wertheim
2018 CIRP - Journal of Manufacturing Science and Technology  
It is evident that extensive research and development is required in order to maximise on the benefits of a biological transformation.  ...  The paper attempts to test the hypothesis of this topic as a breaking new frontier and to provide a vision for the development of manufacturing science and technology from the perspective of incorporating  ...  A workshop on Biologicalisation in Manufacturing took place in August 2017 in Lugano, Italy, in the surrounds of the General Assembly of the International Academy for Production Engineering (CIRP) and  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.cirpj.2018.03.003 fatcat:a42lqarfwjc6xlapme4dt4o6la

Exiting, enduring and innovating: Farm household adaptation to global zoonotic disease

Colin Ray Anderson, Stéphane Marc McLachlan
2012 Global Environmental Change  
Jenny, through the ups and the downs, your support has been unwavering. Never did I detect an ounce of doubt even when I was suffering from intense bouts of imposter syndrome.  ...  The dissertation reports on five iterative cycles of participatory action research that resulted in a diversity of pragmatic, conceptual and theoretical outcomes.  ...  Qualitative data from the group interviews, the individual interviews and the open-ended survey questions were coded and provided complementary data that expanded on the typology that emerged from the  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2011.11.008 fatcat:lxajga3iizhthohny2k2pa2dnu

Development of a biotechnological process for the production of high quality linen fibers

Ana Gabriela Valladares Juárez, Gernot Rost, Uwe Heitmann, Egon Heger, Rudolf Müller
2011 Bioprocess and biosystems engineering (Print)  
On the other hand, the EU authorized a subsidy of 200 e/t from the 2009/2010 marketing year onward for long flax fiber.  ...  This ensured high flexibility regarding the amount of fiber treated.  ...  Other advantages of the new method are: 1. The green decorticated flax fibers accounts for only ∼30% of the total straw weight.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s00449-011-0542-y pmid:21487698 fatcat:cpcecd4ro5amtfpgyvwkaq4f2a

Issue 29 Introduction: Computing the City

Armin Beverungen, Florian Sprenger
2017 Fibreculture Journal  
The infrastructural power produced by data centres Rossiter terms, with Easterling (2014), 'extrastatecraft', and it clearly complements the kinds of infrastructural powers the smart city itself seeks  ...  Rossiter finds data centres at the heart of the geopolitics of data-driven, algorithmic capitalism; an approach that produces a sovereign territoriality separated from the state and places notions of geography  ...  Acknowledgements We would like to acknowledge the support of the Volkswagen Foundation for funding the workshop (as part of the Digital Cultures Research Lab in Lüneburg) out of which this issue emerged  ... 
doi:10.15307/fcj.29.212.2017 fatcat:zoqi2hu5frhyxfmdsmqktyrxiq

Facilitating organisational decision making: a change risk assessment model case study

Charalampos Apostolopoulos, George Halikias, Krikor Maroukian, Georgios Tsaramirsis
2016 Journal of Modelling in Management  
Either way, a project cannot run without team members; to stress this, Baca (2005, p.19 ) pointed out that team members "are the magic makers who spin straw into gold and create the product".  ...  A node has at most one parent and finally an attribute is a characteristic of the options being evaluated.  ... 
doi:10.1108/jm2-05-2014-0035 fatcat:s3b3x6p6kjhp3lejv3zlpcwwtu

Public Transit Challenges in Sparsely Populated Countries: Case Study of the United States [chapter]

Warren S. Vaz
2022 Transitioning to Affordable and Clean Energy  
He is currently Chairman of the Swiss Academies Expert Group on Research Integrity and President of Euresearch.  ...  He returned to the University of Basel as Professor of Chemistry in 2002.  ...  I would like to acknowledge the loan of sensors by HWM. Conflicts of Interest: Conflicts of Interest: The author declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/books978-3-03897-777-3-9 fatcat:esatzvyts5bmtazixgldebr3qi

Developments in the system of rice intensification (SRI) [chapter]

2017 Achieving sustainable cultivation of rice Volume 2  
Acknowledgements xv Acknowledgements We wish to acknowledge the following for their help in reviewing particular chapters:  ...  Leaffolder larvae fold the rice leaves by spinning silk from one edge of the leaf to the other; as the silk shrinks, the leaf folds.  ...  Case study of rice straw combustion power plant A feasibility study on a 1-MW rice straw power plant was conducted by IRRI and ENERTIME Company (Guillemot et al., 2014) .  ... 
doi:10.4324/9781351114196-12 fatcat:zgv6j6w2izdp7ep4k3piwgwedi
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