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Life cycle assessment of conventional and two-stage advanced energy-from-waste technologies for municipal solid waste treatment
The EU landfill and Waste Framework directives are driving new approaches to waste management in the UK, away from landfilling and mass-burn incineration, which has been regarded as the mainExpand
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Life cycle assessment of a polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cell system for passenger vehicles
In moving towards a more sustainable society, hydrogen fueled polymer electrolyte membrane (PEM) fuel cell technology is seen as a great opportunity to reduce the environmental impact of theExpand
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CFD simulation of bubbling fluidized bidisperse mixtures: Effect of integration methods and restitution coefficient
In this work we simulated the dynamics of a fluidized bed of a binary solid mixture using the isothermal multi-fluid model of the commercial CFD code Fluent 12. We focused the attention on the roleExpand
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Life cycle assessment of future electric and hybrid vehicles: A cradle-to-grave systems engineering approach
Electric mobility is playing an important and growing role in the context of sustainable transport sector development. This study presents the life cycle assessment of an electric car based on theExpand
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Integrated gasification and plasma cleaning for waste treatment: A life cycle perspective.
In the past, almost all residual municipal waste in the UK was landfilled without treatment. Recent European waste management directives have promoted the uptake of more sustainable treatmentExpand
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Liquefied natural gas for the UK: a life cycle assessment
PurposeLiquefied natural gas (LNG) is expected to become an important component of the UK’s energy supply because the national hydrocarbon reserves on the continental shelf have started diminishing.Expand
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Environmental impact of municipal solid waste management using Life Cycle Assessment: The effect of anaerobic digestion, materials recovery and secondary fuels production
Material and energy recovery from waste is significantly growing its importance in the last decades aiming to reduce the primary resources exploitation and the excessive recourse to incineration andExpand
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Life cycle assessment of conventional and advanced two-stage energy-from-waste technologies for methane production
This study integrates the Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) of thermal and biological technologies for municipal solid waste management within the context of renewable resource use for methane production.Expand
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Shale gas: a life-cycle perspective for UK production
PurposeFollowing the boom of shale gas production in the USA and the decrease in the US gas prices, increasing interest in shale gas is developing in many countries holding shale reserves andExpand
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Life cycle assessment of a biomass CHP plant in UK: The Heathrow energy centre case
Bioenergy has an important role to play in helping the UK meet its carbon target in 2050 and the European Renewable Energy Directive objectives for 2030. There are however uncertainties associatedExpand
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