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Master's project

Photovoltaic System Integration into a Mini Grid

Gorkem Soyumer
CSEM-RAK – Ras al Khaimah (UAE) | 17.06.2014
In the past, the off-grid electricity demand of the research centers in the CSEM-UAE Solar Laboratory was met using a diesel generator and multiple... Read
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Development of on-line partial discharge measurements for large electrical motors

Samaneh Abbasi Sureshjani
ABB – Baden | 22.04.2013 - 16.08.2013
When motors and generators fail, invisible electrical discharges through insulating materials, so-called partial discharges, are often to blame. Over... Read
Master's project

Large Eddy Simulation of Atmospheric Boundary Layer Flow over Topography and through Vertical Axis Wind Turbines

Sina Shamsoddin
EPFL – Lausanne | 15.04.2013 - 09.08.2013
Vertical axis wind turbines (VAWT) are operational regardless to wind direction, eliminating the need to orient them towards the wind. Despite their... Read
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Market research and assessment of sustainable energy management in the hotel sector: The case of Dubai, UAE

Cecilia Andrade
Farnek Avireal – Dubai | 08.04.2013 - 02.08.2013
The Dubai hotel sector is dominated by four and five star hotels, which, due to their high standards in comfort and services also tend to be resource... Read
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Design of solar driven supercritical water desalination plant.

Grzegorz Adam Koblanski
EPFL – Lausanne | 01.04.2013 - 05.08.2013
Water desalination has become the method of choice to guarantee drinking water supply in the Gulf countries. For his Master’s thesis Grzegorz... Read
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Development of a strategic energy plan for the 2020/2050 time-horizon in the context of the new CO2 law and requirements for energy efficiency imposed by the Swiss government

Emeline Platel
Colas Suisse – Lausanne | 01.04.2013 - 30.08.2013
For her Master’s thesis, Emeline Platel worked with Colas Suisse Holding SA, a Swiss industrial and construction company, to develop a... Read
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Pilot Bus Selection for Tertiary Level Control of Voltage Regulation to Increase Voltage Stability Margin

Uzair Javaid
EPFL – Lausanne | 18.03.2013 - 19.07.2013
Pilot Bus Selection for Tertiary Level Control of Voltage Regulation to Increase Voltage Stability MarginIn power systems, it is important to provide... Read
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Secondary Frequency Control with Aggregations of Controllable Commercial Buildings

Fengtian Zhu
ETHZ – Zurich | 18.03.2013 - 13.09.2013
For her Master’s thesis, Fengtian Zhu focused on developing a strategy to use groups of commercial buildings to provide secondary control power... Read
Master's project

Feasibility analysis of a Glycerin-to-Methanol Process Integrated in Biodiesel Production in Brazil

Yun Feng
EPFL – Lausanne | 04.03.2013 - 05.07.2013
Methanol is a primary feedstock for biodiesel production, and it is traditionally produced from natural gas and coal. Crude glycerin, a byproduct of... Read
Master's project

The Power in Supply Chain

Ramesh Roshan Das Guru
EPFL – Lausanne | 04.03.2013 - 05.07.2013
Power distribution along a supply chain is an important factor, which directly affects how a supply chain behaves in long and short terms.  In... Read
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