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Lookup NU author(s): Tianqi Li,
Dr Yaodong WangORCiD,
Professor Tony Roskilly
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© 2016 School of Mechanical and Systems Engineering. Sustainable development must equally representing economic, environmental and social values. However, as contradictory to its original intention, majority of existing literature on sustainability assessment only focus on either one or two of the these values. This research proposes a novel framework that considers electricity as product and examines sustainability performance of its various production options with focus on regional characteristics, by combing sustainability theory and life cycle approach. This model is generic and can be applied on a range of electricity options; although it is developed based on the case of UK, but it is also applicable for cases in other countries. To author's knowledge, this is the first sustainability assessment model of its kind.
Author(s): Li T, Wang Y, Roskilly AP
Publication type: Conference Proceedings (inc. Abstract)
Publication status: Published
Conference Name: 2016 International Conference for Students on Applied Engineering, ICSAE 2016
Year of Conference: 2017
Online publication date: 09/01/2017
Acceptance date: 02/04/2016
Publisher: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
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