Water-Energy Nexus

November 26, 2013--Realising the true power of water - new report from global water intelligence (Water Online)

Water and power generation are inseparable. Fossil fuel-fired power stations require a reliable, consistent stream of treated water to operate effectively. Wastewater streams generated from the combustion of coal need adequate treatment before being discharged.


November 21, 2013--How do we balance needs of energy, water, and climate? (Water Online)

In deciding how best to meet the world’s growing needs for energy, the answers depend crucially on how the question is framed. Looking for the most cost-effective path provides one set of answers; including the need to curtail greenhouse-gas emissions gives a different picture.


November 8, 2013--Electric power conundrum at the crossroads of energy, climate and water (Huff Post)

The U.S. electric power industry has huge challenges to meet in the coming decades. First and foremost it has to meet growing demand for electricity. By 2050 it is estimated that U.S. demand will grow by about 37 percent. And then there's climate. In 2012 the U.S.


November 7, 2013--Water shortages threaten energy output (Wall Street Journal)

Water shortages are threatening energy output and increasing costs in some of the world's most prolific sectors including shale gas in the U.S., crude oil in the Middle East and coal in China, and the situation is set to worsen, Wood Mackenzie said Thursday. The energy sector is already


October 26, 2013--Easy ways to use less energy and water at home (Journal Advocate)

You can save hundreds of dollars by making some easy energy and water-saving changes around the house. Many of them won't cost you anything. And some of them don't require any extra work. A big bonus is that they'll also help save the planet. Here are some penny-pinching tips to try:


September 19, 2011--How energy drains water supplies (New York Times)

Planners must pay more attention to how much water is needed in energy production. “Water and energy are really linked,” said Henrik Larsen, a water policy expert with the DHI Group, a research and consulting firm based in Denmark.


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