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The Water-Energy Nexus in the Southeastern United States: A Baseline Assessment of Regional Reliability and Documentation of Abatement Solutions Public

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Increasing energy demand and unreliable water supplies due to drought threaten thermoelectric power generation, which required large amounts of water for cooling, in the Southeastern U.S. Our IQP addressed this issue by gathering data on power plants in the region, as well as interviewing plant experts, meeting with DOE water-energy experts, and reviewing water-energy reports to gain a broad perspective of the issues and potential solutions to the problem in order to provide recommendations to mitigate the problem.

  • This report represents the work of one or more WPI undergraduate students submitted to the faculty as evidence of completion of a degree requirement. WPI routinely publishes these reports on its website without editorial or peer review.
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  • 2012
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  • 2012-12-13
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