What is it about?

This paper proposes several utilization models of renewable energy in metropolitan waterworks by presenting installation, maintenance and management of power generation equipment with renewable energy, power generation volume, reduction of CO2 emissions, future plans and further utilization methods.

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Why is it important?

The utilization models I propose are valuable to improve energy efficiency of water utilities. They can contribute to improvement of the global environment.


I hope my paper gives several ideas of energy-saving and environmental measures to other water utilities.

Toshihiko Tanaka

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This page is a summary of: Utilization of renewable energy in metropolitan waterworks: is renewable energy a key to solving energy and environmental issues?, Water Science & Technology Water Supply, August 2017, IWA Publishing, DOI: 10.2166/ws.2017.171.
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