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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.

Announcer:

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

Partners:

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

People

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”

06 Oct 13

FierceEnergy

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

13 Oct 13

Water World

AMI and acoustic technologies create a “win-win” scenario for utilities, helping them reduce water loss and minimize their carbon footprint while improving operational efficiencies.

Partners

  • 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
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