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Recent Publications from Whole Systems Energy Modelling consortium (WholeSEM)

last modified Aug 10, 2017 11:28 AM
A new report has been published by the Whole Systems Energy Modelling consortium (WholeSEM) examining key issues and priorities relating to the UK water-energy nexus under climate change.
Recent Publications from Whole Systems Energy Modelling consortium (WholeSEM)

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The report was co-authored by Professor Dick Fenner with Dr Dennis Konadu, Professor Keith Richards and Professor Julian Allwood and is based on a series of invited contributions from industry specialists who participated in a recent workshop to examine potential future challenges with water and energy system interdependencies in the UK. A number of recommendations are made including the need for institutional reform  all levels  - in research, disciplinary structures, organisations, adminiistration and regulation, to enable multi-disciplinary approaches to key management questions  and to institutionalise a process of testing single-discipline decision making across the boundaries of other disciplines. A similar report on UK land and energy interactions was published previously. Both reports are available here:

 UK Water- Energy Nexus under climate change Report

wholeSEM Report- Modelling energy systems

 wholeSEM website: http://www.wholesem.ac.uk/

 

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