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dc.contributorDepartment of Building Environment and Energy Engineeringen_US
dc.contributor.advisorCao, Sunliang (BEEE)en_US
dc.creatorLyu, Yuhan-
dc.publisherHong Kong Polytechnic Universityen_US
dc.rightsAll rights reserveden_US
dc.titleCarbon trading development and protocols for the HKSAR and mainland Chinaen_US
dcterms.abstractCarbon emissions are a major concern in Hong Kong, but how to address the issue is a major focus of research in Hong Kong today, and carbon trading is an effective means of reducing emissions and balancing the carbon market. In order to investigate the development of carbon trading in Hong Kong and mainland China, this paper presents a simulation of a hotel building using solar and wind power as renewable energy sources to reduce the use of non-renewable energy sources. The simulation demonstrates the maximum economic performance that can be achieved with a 500 watt offshore wind turbine, where the maximum economic performance is determined using two comparative methods of calculating net present value and payback period, the maximum technical performance can be achieved with 0.75 500 watt offshore wind turbines and 731 floating PV panels, the technical performance is calculated by comparing two physical quantities, OEM and OEF, and calculating equivalent In order to compare the environmental performance impacts, the combination that achieves the maximum economic performance is applied to the current carbon trading market in mainland China, the data for Shenzhen is chosen because the meteorological conditions in Shenzhen are similar to those in Hong Kong, which makes it easier for us to compare. After calculating the profitability of conducting carbon trading, the formation of a carbon trading market in Hong Kong is explored.en_US
dcterms.extentiii, 71 pages : color illustrationsen_US
dcterms.isPartOfPolyU Electronic Thesesen_US
dcterms.educationalLevelAll Masteren_US
dcterms.LCSHCarbon dioxide mitigation -- Chinaen_US
dcterms.LCSHCarbon dioxide mitigation -- China -- Hong Kongen_US
dcterms.LCSHEmissions trading -- Chinaen_US
dcterms.LCSHEmissions trading -- China -- Hong Kongen_US
dcterms.LCSHHong Kong Polytechnic University -- Dissertationsen_US
dcterms.accessRightsrestricted accessen_US

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