Integration of a mobile thermal storage (M-TES) system in the district energy network of City of Surrey - opportunities, requirements and techno-economic analysis

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(Thesis) M.A.Sc.
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The City of Surrey in British Columbia, Canada operates a district energy network (DEN) that supplies thermal energy for space and water heating to multiple buildings in the Surrey Centre area. The City envisions the DEN as a key development in reaching its greenhouse (GHG) gas emissions reduction targets by integrating low-carbon energy sources. One of the low-carbon energy sources that Surrey can use is harvesting and utilizing waste heat from industrial sites using a mobile thermal energy storage (M-TES) system. In this thesis, a systematic approach has been followed to determine the requirements of M-TES, including a techno-economic analysis (TEA) to determine energy storage density (ESD), costs, and the emissions reduction when integrating waste heat into Surrey's DEN.
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Thesis advisor: Bahrami, Majid
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