Essays about: "water-energy nexus"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 12 essays containing the words water-energy nexus.

  1. 1. Economic Consequences of Select Water-Energy Links : An Investigation of the Potential of Water-Energy Links Used to Improve the Economics and Added-Benefits of the Electrical System on Grand Cayman

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Tema Miljöförändring

    Author : Lewis McNamee; [2020]
    Keywords : Water-Energy Nexus; Grand Cayman; Renewable Energy; Water Resources; Islands;

    Abstract : This investigation posits the hypotheses: 1) Renewable energy is a viable economic alternative to current electricity sources on Grand Cayman and 2) focus on the water-energy nexus reveals positive synergies in water and energy economics on Grand Cayman.             These were investigated by examining the water-energy links of wastewater as a resource, and water produced from a hydrogen fuel cell. READ MORE

  2. 2. Limiting microplastic pollution from municipal wastewater treatment : A circular economic approach

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Jordy van Osch; [2020]
    Keywords : Microplastics; circular economy; wastewater treatment plant; resource recovery; Multi-criteria analysis;

    Abstract : The increasing amount of microplastics found in the environment have underscored the urgency to identify, develop and deploy scenarios in which municipal wastewater treatment plants (MWWTPs) limit the release of urban microplastics into the environment. Simultaneously, the global trend towards a circular economy has defined the conditions for these scenarios in relation to the water-energy- nutrient nexus. READ MORE

  3. 3. The impact of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissances Dam on the Water-Energy-Food security nexus in Sudan

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Mugahid Elnour; [2019]
    Keywords : Sustainability; WEF-Nexus; GERD; Sudan; Ethiopia;

    Abstract : Controversy in transboundary rivers usually arises due to a lack of inclusive agreement and cooperation between the basin countries. Originating from Ethiopia, the Blue Nile River contributes most of the Nile River water making it vital for water, energy, and food security at downstream Sudan and Egypt. READ MORE

  4. 4. Future Scenarios for Energy Security and Sustainable Desalination in Jordan

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för industriell teknik och management (ITM)

    Author : Miles Weinstein; [2019]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : Jordan is one of the most water-scarce countries in the world and contains very limited reserves of traditional energy resources. In fact, the country is classified as extremely water scarce according to FAO, with a water availability of less than 100 m3 per person annually. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Water-Energy-Agriculture nexus in Jordan : A case study on As-Samra wastewater treatment plant in the LowerJordan River Basin

    University essay from KTH/Energiteknik

    Author : Alberto Belda Gonzalez; [2018]
    Keywords : Water-energy-agriculture nexus; Jordan; Lower Jordan River Basin; As-Samra Wastewater Treatment Plant;

    Abstract : Historically, water, energy and agricultural resources have been naturally scarce in Jordan, but current economic, demographic, geopolitical and environmental conditions are aggravating the situation. The influxes of refugees are increasing the already high natural population growth; better economic conditions and living standards are changing consumption and production patterns; surrounding conflicts affect the supply of resources; and negative effects associated to climate change can be noticed already. READ MORE