Logo: Water Energy Food Nexus, Bonn 2011

Carbon Neutral Water Utilities | Water Energy Food Nexus, Bonn 2011

Skip navigation



End of navigation

22 Feb 12

Carbon Neutral Water Utilities

This commitment will aim at helping water utilities around the world move towards carbon neutrality, by reducing water losses, improving energy efficiency and turning wastewater into an energy source.


Ger Bergkamp, Regional Programmes Director, International Water Association (IWA)


IWA (with likely involvement of BMU, GIZ and KfW)


NEXUS in the Media

04 Nov 14

Utilities Unbundled

The Oct. 2014 issue comes with the second part of a special feature on the the water-energy nexus “Quenching energy’s thirst”

29 Jul 15

TomKatCenter Stanford University

This project will be conducted at a new experimental treatment plant at Stanford that uses oxygen-averse (anaerobic) bacteria to convert organic waste to methane.

06 Oct 13


Energy and water are inherently linked on both the supply and end-use sides, hence the energy-water nexus. New research from the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy can help utilities recognize the connection between energy, water and energy efficiency in order to save water, energy and costs.

13 Mar 12

University of East Anglia (UK)

China’s groundwater irrigation system is responsible for polluting the atmosphere with more than 30 million tonnes of CO2 per year – according to research from the University of East Anglia


  • IFPRI International Food Policy Research Institute
  • WEF World Economic Forum
  • WWF World Wide Fund for Nature

Bonn2011 Nexus Conference – in the context of Bonn Perspectives

  • Bonn Perspectives

initiated by

  • BONN
  • BMZ

funded by

  • European Regional Development Fund EFRE
  • NRW Ministerin fr Bundesangelegenheiten, Europa und Medien des Landes Nordrhein-Westphalen
Server monitoring