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Laying foundation for energy policy making in Uganda by indicating the energy flow
KTH, School of Industrial Engineering and Management (ITM), Energy Technology.
KTH, School of Industrial Engineering and Management (ITM), Energy Technology.
2015 (English)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

This study aims to support the policymakers of Uganda to develop a sustainable and environmental friendly energy system by indicating the energy flow. An analysis of the interconnections between Climate-, Land-, Water- and Energy use (CLEWs) is conducted, and the most important connection between the hydropower and agriculture’s water use is identified. In this report, the sections energy and economy are analysed, please see “…” for a further analysis of the water- and land use. Uganda is today a country with large dependence on both agriculture and hydropower, which might become a problem in the future as the electricity demand grows and the environmental condition changes. In this report a future electricity demand is projected and used as an input in the Open Source Energy Modelling System (OSeMOSYS) to find the least cost solution (NPV) to meet the future growing energy demand for different scenarios. This resulted in an energy mix where all the hydropower potential in the country is utilised in the country together with a large installed capacity of natural gas, which will be extracted from the national reserves. The report discusses the results in detail and provides further direction on how Uganda can develop their infrastructure and energy system with regards to policies and external factors. It also enlightened the dangers of inefficient and inflexible policies in the country. The modelling data and detailed calculations will be made publicly availably.

Abstract [sv]

Denna studie har tagits fram för att vägleda beslutsfattare i Uganda vid utvecklandet av ett hållbart och miljövänligt energisystem. Detta har gjorts genom att identifiera och analysera kopplingarna mellan Climate-, Land-, Waterand Energy use (CLEWs). Det viktigaste sambandet identifierades till vattenanvändning mellan jordbruk och vattenkraft. I denna rapport har fokus lagts på analys av energi och ekonomi, medan en detaljerad analys av områdena vatten och land återfinns i rapporten ”Water and Agriculture in Uganda – Supporting a CLEW assessment”. I dagsläget har Uganda ett stort beroende av vattenkraft och jordbruk och på grund av externa förändringar och ett ökande elbehov kan detta komma att bli ett framtida problem. I denna rapport har en den framtida konsumtionen av elektricitet uppskattats och vidare använts som indata i modelleringssystemet OSeMOSYS. Det resultat som modelleringen genererade inkluderar en full exploatering av den potentiella vattenkraften, tillsammans med en stor utbyggnation av kraftverk med naturgas som bränsle. Naturgasen ska enligt modellen utvinnas från de nationella reserverna. Samtliga resultat diskuteras i detalj och ger vidare vägledning kring hur Uganda bör utveckla såväl infrastruktur som energisystem, med hänsyn till de strategier och externa faktorer som finns. Studien belyser också de risker som kommer med rigida och ineffektiva strategier. Samtlig insamlad data och detaljerade beräkningar återfinns i publicerad form.

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2015.
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Energy Engineering
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URN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-170902OAI: oai:DiVA.org:kth-170902DiVA: diva2:840902
Subject / course
Energy Technology
Educational program
Master of Science in Engineering - Industrial Engineering and Management
Available from: 2015-07-14 Created: 2015-07-09 Last updated: 2015-07-14Bibliographically approved

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