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20.7.2018 : MSc Thesis: Assessment of Renewable Energy as Investment Opportunity: Risk Return Impact

Dwina Andini Soerono successfully defends her master's thesis

REYKJAVIK, July 20 - MSc in Sustainable Energy Science, Dwina Andini Soerono successfully defended her master's thesis where she evaluates the long-term financial performance of renewable energy stocks as an investment opportunity for US investors. She aimed to better understand the financial risk and returns within the renewable energy sector as an investment opportunity, specifically for US institutional investors. Dwina's work was supervised by Stefan Wendt from Reykjavik University. 

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16.7.2018 : MSc Thesis: 3D modelling of the Reykir geothermal areas in Mosfellssveit, Iceland

Daníel Einarsson successfully defends his master's thesis

REYKJAVIK, JULY 16 - On the 31th of May, Daníel Einarsson , MSc in Sustainable Energy Engineering, successfully defended his master's thesis research where he created a 3D model of the Reykir geothermal areas in Mossfellssveit using Leapfrog Geothermal modelling software that depicts lithological and thermal information of the area and can act as a digital platform for future resource management. Daníel's work was supervised by Juliet Ann Newson from Háskólinn í Reykjavík and advised by Bjarni ReyrKristjánsson from Reykjavik Energy. 

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9.7.2018 : MSc Thesis: Investigating Solutions That Improve Islanding Resilience for the Snæfellsnes Transmission System

Laurentiu Lucian Anton successfully defends his master's thesis

REYKJAVIK, JULY 9 - On the 30th of May, Laurentiu Anton, MSc in Sustainable Energy Engineering, successfully defended his master's thesis research in which he analyzed potential infrastructure improvements that promote islanding resilience for radial power system areas in Snæfellsnes while considering the social, environmental and financial implications of said improvements. Laurentiu's work was supervised by Ragnar Kristjánsson from Háskólinn í Reykjavík and advised by Samuel Nicholas Perkin and Guðjón Hugberg Björnsson both from Landsnet.

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6.7.2018 : MSc Thesis: Design and Simulation of a DC Microgrid for a Small Island in Belize

Jordan Grant successfully defends his master's thesis

REYKJAVIK, JULY 6 - On the 28th of May, Jordan Grant, MSc in Sustainable Energy Engineering, successfully defended his master's thesis research in which he used MATLAB/Simulink and HOMER to design, simulate and assess individual components of a proposed DC microgrid run on solar and wind for a small island in Belize. Jordan's work was supervised by Ragnar Kristjánsson from Háskólinn í Reykjavík and advised by César A. Camacho from UNAM. 

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2.7.2018 : MSc Thesis: The Ring of Fire: Priority Setting for Nuclear Power in the North

Enzo Diependaal successfully defends his master's thesis

REYKJAVIK, JULY 2 - On the 25th of May, Enzo Diependaal, MSc in Sustainable Energy Engineering, has successfully defended his master's thesis research in which he used the TIMES modelling environment to create a priority setting framework for the deployment of small modular reactors (SMR) meant for mining in isolated, northern regions of Canada. Enzo's work was supervised by Einar Jón Ásbjörnsson from Háskólinn í Reykjavík and advised by Dr. Akira Tokuhiro from and Dr. Jennifer McKellar from University of Ontario Institute of Technology. 

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27.6.2018 : MSc Thesis: Estimation of Sustainable Production Limit by Using Lumped Parameter and USGS Hydrotherm Simulation

Yagiz Bostanci successfully defended his master’s thesis

REYKJAVIK, June 27 - At the end of May, MSc in Sustainable Energy Engineering, Yagiz Bostanci successfully defended his master's thesis in the estimation of sustainable production limit by using lumped parameter and USGS Hydrotherm simulation. His project was supervised by María Sigríður Guðjónsdóttir from Reykjavik University. Read more

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