Browsing Graduate Capstones by Author "Acuña, Marcos"
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- ItemEmbargoStrategies For Introducing Biomass Combined Heat And Power (chp) Plant In The Ecuadorian Palm Oil Industry(2005) Acuña, MarcosThe main intention of this project is to discuss and recommend different issue-based strategies that would be applied to increase the use of alternative energy technologies in Ecuador’s Ecotourism Sector. Incentives and funding programs are examples of the solutions recommended by this project. Before presenting the mentioned strategies, this project describes technical and operational requirements, comparative costs, regulations, and potential of different alternative energy technologies. This project also identifies technical, economic, and organizational barriers that affect the wider use of alternative energies in ecotourism sector. Interviews with people from ecotourism sector and specialists in alternative energies were useful to identify barriers and propose solutions for overcoming them. The project also presents a number of benefits and advantages that could be gained by increasing the adoption of alternative energy technologies in this sector. A demonstration case to analyze the implications of substituting diesel generators by PV an Ecuadorian eco-lodge is presented in this project.
- ItemEmbargoThe Guideline Proposal For Pcb Management In The Ecuadorian Electricity Sector(2003) Acuña, Marcos