The Water Footprint Assessment of Electricity Production: An Overview of the Economic-Water-Energy Nexus in Italy

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Pier Paolo Miglietta; Domenico Morrone; Federica De Leo;
(2018)
  • Publisher: MDPI AG
  • Journal: Sustainability (issn: 2071-1050)
  • Publisher copyright policies & self-archiving
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3390/su10010228
  • Subject: electricity | water footprint | economic-water-energy nexus | Italy | Environmental effects of industries and plants | TD194-195 | Renewable energy sources | TJ807-830 | Environmental sciences | GE1-350

The term “water-energy nexus” has remarkable implications in the sustainable management of water resources. The aim of this paper is to analyse the production of electricity, from an economic and technical perspective, using the water footprint and economic water produc... View more
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