Recent Submissions

  • Barriers and incentives for residential solar PV in the Calgary area 

    Bagherzadegan, Elshan (Graduate Studies, Haskayne School of Business, Schulich School of Engineering, Law, Environmental Design, Sustainable Energy Development, University of Calgary, 2019-08)
    Solar energy holds great promise for reduction of greenhouse gas emissions, especially in sunny places such as the Calgary area. While its cost has decreased and its efficiency has improved, there is no proportionate ...
  • Changing children's awareness and behavior toward environmentally sustainable practices through educative programs 

    Ordaz, Karla Gabriela (Graduate Studies Haskayne School of Business, Schulich School of Engineering, Faculty of Law, Faculty of Environmental Design, Sustainable Energy Development, 2020-08)
    Education plays a valuable role in sustainable development if linked to behavior change. This research has evaluated environmental education effectiveness to change children’s, teachers’, and Sustainable Energy Development ...
  • Case Study to Support the Milpa Maya through Traditional Maya Knowledge, Solar Energy, and Environment Conservation to Guarantee Food Security in Chunhuhub, Quintana Roo, Mexico 

    Hoil Basto, Josue Azael (Graduate Studies Haskayne School of Business, Schulich School of Engineering, Faculty of Law, Faculty of Environmental Design, Sustainable Energy Development, 2020-08)
    Indigenous Mayan communities in the Yucatan Peninsula are plagued by marginalization, poverty, and malnutrition. Furthermore, global warming is decreasing the amount of rainfall and changing seasonal periods of rain in the ...
  • The Case for Energy Storage in Alberta, Canada 

    Flowerday, Sydney Claire (Graduate Studies Haskayne School of Business, Schulich School of Engineering, Faculty of Law, Faculty of Environmental Design, Sustainable Energy Development, 2020-08)
    Around the world, power grids are evolving. They represent a point of convergence for a wide range of policy objectives from economic growth to climate change mitigation. This is the case in the province of Alberta, home ...
  • Business Case for Geothermal Energy Development to power LNG Project in BC 

    Adepoju, Yaqub Olabanji (Graduate Studies Haskayne School of Business, Schulich School of Engineering, Faculty of Law, Faculty of Environmental Design, Sustainable Energy Development, 2020-08)
    Geological uncertainties of the Mount Meager volcanic complex in British Columbia, Canada, are analyzed to evaluate the economic viability of a geothermal power plant. This study utilizes empirical petrophysical formulas ...
  • Brownfields to Brightfields: Re-Purposing Alberta’s Unreclaimed Oil and Gas Sites for Solar Photovoltaics 

    Bruce, Alyssa Julie (Graduate Studies Haskayne School of Business, Schulich School of Engineering, Faculty of Law, Faculty of Environmental Design, Sustainable Energy Development, 2020-08)
    A portion of Alberta’s unreclaimed ‘brownfield’ oil and gas sites could be re-purposed as ‘brightfields’ with solar photovoltaic installations supporting provincial objectives to reduce carbon emissions from electricity ...
  • Benefit-Cost Analysis of Integrating Distributed Generation in Alberta 

    Patel, Ankit Kirit (Graduate Studies Haskayne School of Business, Schulich School of Engineering, Faculty of Law, Faculty of Environmental Design, Sustainable Energy Development, 2020-08)
    The volume of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from the electricity sector in Alberta is a concern. Strong measures have been implemented by the Alberta government and the promotion of distributed generation (DG) is one of ...
  • Sustainable Brewing: A Study of Sustainable Brewing Practices 

    Inyang Jnr, Effiok (Graduate Studies Haskayne School of Business, Schulich School of Engineering, Faculty of Law, Faculty of Environmental Design, Sustainable Energy Development, 2020-08)
    The objective of this capstone project is to analyse the environmental and social sustainability practices of local breweries in Alberta. A United Nations study has projected the global population will increase from over ...
  • A Step Towards A Lower Carbon Future: Integrating Closed Loop Geothermal Technology in District Cooling Applications 

    Lea, Erin (Graduate Studies Haskayne School of Business, Schulich School of Engineering, Faculty of Law, Faculty of Environmental Design, Sustainable Energy Development, 2020-08)
    This research will assess the technical, environmental, and economic feasibility of low-grade, closed loop geothermal heat extraction used for district cooling applications, specifically with the use of an Eavor-Loop™. ...
  • An Outlook of Utility and Residential Solar Photovoltaic Growth Potential in Alberta from 

    Polanowski, Peter (Graduate Studies Haskayne School of Business, Schulich School of Engineering, Faculty of Law, Faculty of Environmental Design, Sustainable Energy Development, 2020-08)
    In this paper, I present a review of literature assessing the key factors in solar PV adoption, while also estimating installed capacity for utility-scale and residential PV installations across Alberta by 2030. Several ...

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