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A modeling and optimization framework for power systems design with operational flexibility and resilience against extreme heat waves and drought events

I.F. Abdin, Y.-P. Fang, E. Zio
2019 Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews  
A set of piece-wise linear models are developed to calculate the impact of extreme heat waves and drought events on the performance of the power generation units and on the system load.  ...  To cite this version: Islam Abdin, Y.-P. Fang, Enrico Zio. A modeling and optimization framework for power system design with operational flexibility and resilience against extreme weather events.  ...  This leads to the need of considering resilience in the planning of future power systems [12] , most notably with respect to events such as extreme heat waves, which affect both power load and generation  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.rser.2019.06.006 fatcat:yrvfonjusrbcbbct7hwsh3bpp4

Drought and the water–energy nexus in Texas

Bridget R Scanlon, Ian Duncan, Robert C Reedy
2013 Environmental Research Letters  
Texas experienced the most extreme drought on record in 2011 with up to 100 days of triple digit temperatures resulting in record electricity demand and historically low reservoir levels.  ...  We quantified water and electricity demand and supply for each power plant during the drought relative to 2010 (baseline).  ...  Chris Linendol (TCEQ) and George Ward (Center for Research in Water Resources, The University of Texas at Austin) provided insights into discharge temperature regulations.  ... 
doi:10.1088/1748-9326/8/4/045033 fatcat:4us3jdalk5eljn45g4bare3xci

Resilient cooling strategies- a critical review and qualitative assessment

Chen Zhang, Ongun Berk Kazanci, Ronnen Levinson, Per Heiselberg, Bjarne W. Olesen, Giacomo Chiesa, Behzad Sodagar, Zhengtao Ai, Stephen Selkowitz, Michele Zinzi, Ardeshir Mahdavi, Helene Teufl (+27 others)
2021 Energy and Buildings  
The global effects of climate change will increase the frequency and intensity of extreme events such as heatwaves and power outages, which have consequences for buildings and their cooling systems.  ...  Buildings and their cooling systems should be designed and operated to be resilient under such events to protect occupants from potentially dangerous indoor thermal conditions.  ...  Acknowledgement The authors would like to thank all the participants of the IEA-EBC Annex 80: Resilient Cooling of Buildings.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.enbuild.2021.111312 fatcat:rmxtdoresrahbhfoiloqlrjdam

Climate Change and Vulnerabilities of the European Energy Balance

Giuliano Buceti
2015 Journal of Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems  
Usually rising sea levels, extremes of weather and an increase in the frequency of droughts and floods are indicated to play havoc with the world's energy systems but they can be hardly estimated and this  ...  study will be limited to the effects of the increase in average temperature.  ...  All All Summer peak temperature/heat island effects/water scarcity/Draught Thermal power plants stop/reduced operations and lower effiency Electricity conversion Fossils and nuclear  ... 
doi:10.13044/j.sdewes.2015.03.0008 fatcat:uerjaudzrjeo3bkywyochlvr6u

Resilience Analysis Framework for a Water–Energy–Food Nexus System Under Climate Change

Alexandra E. Ioannou, Chrysi S. Laspidou
2022 Frontiers in Environmental Science  
Through engineering and ecological resilience metrics, we quantify system resilience and identify which policy renders the system more resilient in terms of how much perturbation it can absorb and how  ...  Two policies are tested, and the framework is implemented to identify which policy is the most beneficial for the system in terms of resilience.  ...  In relation to energy, the water-energy interlinkage is monitored through cooling water (CW) since electricity is produced in thermal power plants in the country, requiring large amounts of freshwater.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fenvs.2022.820125 fatcat:ewcoh64ajfe2ddnutbyf2pa4hy

Ruminant Livestock Production System Adaptation Strategies to Climate Change: A Review

Abdi Hassen, Ibsa Dawid
2021 OAJRC Environmental Science  
A review of this seminar paper was prepared on the adaptation of the ruminant livestock production system strategies to climate change.  ...  Ruminant livestock is also an important component of all farming systems and provide draught power, milk, meat, manure, hides, skins, and other products for most countries.  ...  the resilience of these livestock systems to climate change.  ... 
doi:10.26855/oajrces.2021.11.001 fatcat:cmrdtr67mvfkxe6x7fjjewpd2a

Hydropower‐driven thermal changes, biological responses and mitigating measures in northern river systems

Jan Heggenes, Morten Stickler, Knut Alfredsen, John E. Brittain, Ana Adeva‐Bustos, Ari Huusko
2021 Rivers Research and Applications: an international journal devoted to river research and management  
Reaches downstream of power plant outlets tend to become warmer in winter and colder in summer, driven by stratification behind the reservoir dam.  ...  Water temperatures control life histories and diversity of aquatic species.  ...  Bottom: a low head or run-of-the-river mainstem system with intake and power station in the river dam. Output from generation station equals input from the river upstream.  ... 
doi:10.1002/rra.3788 fatcat:qzv6wnt5hrht5p52sttwaabqk4

Approaches to reducing carbon dioxide emissions in the built environment: Low carbon cities

Yousef Alhorr, Eiman Eliskandarani, Esam Elsarrag
2014 International Journal of Sustainable Built Environment  
The interactions between water, energy, and food in terms of economic and environmental outcomes under conditions of a changing climate are something that all countries will need to understand if they  ...  Qatar's measures to increase food security and diversification of the energy system and economy can provide valuable insights to other countries with similar climates but who have a lower capacity to respond  ...  However, utility infrastructure projects are planned to meet the increasing demands of power and desalinated water.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ijsbe.2014.11.003 fatcat:dyv2yz2oavbmxftelgxhgu55gi

Climate Risk Management Approaches in the Electricity Sector: Lessons from Early Adapters [chapter]

Pierre Audinet, Jean-Christophe Amado, Ben Rabb
2014 Weather Matters for Energy  
electricity sector and hydrometeorological offices to develop high quality and tailored climate data and information are needed to avoid 'wait-and-see' strategies among power The authors are grateful  ...  Analysis of early adapters in the electricity sector offers a number of useful lessons for power utilities, regulators and stakeholders in thedeveloping world, for instance: (i) joint efforts between the  ...  An exceptional exemption from these legal requirements was granted to four conventional thermal power plants and sixteen nuclear reactors, permitting them to exceed the maximum discharge water temperature  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-1-4614-9221-4_2 fatcat:43vuxveelvhzjkrx6cyeuurn34

Seeking for a climate change mitigation and adaptation nexus: Analysis of a long-term power system expansion

Kamia Handayani, Tatiana Filatova, Yoram Krozer, Pinto Anugrah
2020 Applied Energy  
This paper presented a novel methodology to integrate both CO 2 mitigation goals and the impacts of climate change into simulations of a power system expansion.  ...  Therefore, a nexus between mitigation and adaptation should be exploited in the policy development for a low-carbon and climate-resilient power system.  ...  in generation cycle efficiencies and the availability of cooling water for thermal power plants, and the failures and capacity reductions of transmission and distribution lines.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.apenergy.2019.114485 fatcat:tly2xpn54nbd5hoyju5mkfoday

Water, Energy and Food Supply Security in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Countries—A Risk Perspective

Mohammad Al-Saidi, Sally Saliba
2019 Water  
Further, the paper explains the vulnerability of supply systems to planning risks like scale, integration intensity and level of service provisions together with risks related to growth, technology, market  ...  This paper proposes a view of the resource supply security based on the systems' characteristics under change and their ability to deal with risks and shocks (resilience).  ...  Furthermore, with regard to water use for energy, power generation using thermal or steam plants in the GCC region relies on seawater use.  ... 
doi:10.3390/w11030455 fatcat:lbbqfj3mdzhhpmncg4ll3rtniu

Water Stress on U.S. Power Production at Decadal Time Horizons [article]

Poulomi Ganguli, Devashish Kumar, Auroop R. Ganguly
2015 arXiv   pre-print
Current generation global climate or earth system models are not credible at the spatial resolutions of power plants, especially for surface water quantity and stream temperatures, which further exacerbates  ...  Thermoelectric power production at risk, owing to current and projected water scarcity and rising stream temperatures, is assessed for the contiguous United States at decadal scales.  ...  Subsequently we define two risk metrics -one based on water scarcity and another based on water temperature -and used them to quantify the power production at risk over the mainland U.S.  ... 
arXiv:1511.08449v1 fatcat:r6zz2k5wxnhwtckh3dqlboj77a

Quantitative analysis of power systems resilience: Standardization, categorizations, and challenges

A. Umunnakwe, H. Huang, K. Oikonomou, K.R. Davis
2021 Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews  
In addition, the paper furnishes statistical analysis of reviewed metrics in venues and years of publication by percentage, recurring resilience indicators, and power system levels/stages in which the  ...  It therefore becomes imperative to quantify the impact of these disruptive events on power system performance so that adaptive actions can be effectively applied.  ...  Hao Huang: Other contribution, Verification of Metric Categorizations and thorough manuscript appraisal.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.rser.2021.111252 fatcat:bav52pxctjblrmmnjtbdycoo2e

Challenges and opportunities at the nexus of energy, water, and food: A perspective from the southwest United States

Neal R. Armstrong, R. Clayton Shallcross, Kimberly Ogden, Shane Snyder, Andrea Achilli, Erin L. Armstrong
2018 MRS Energy & Sustainability  
We focus on specific examples of energy and water stress in the southwestern United States and technological routes to new sources of water.  ...  Solutions to these problems represent opportunities for innovation and creation of economically viable, resilient communities.  ...  Acknowledgments We would like to acknowledge the inspiration, and the organizational and logistical support provided by a large group of University of Arizona faculty and staff who helped to make the original  ... 
doi:10.1557/mre.2018.2 fatcat:suzvuwgnejfjvixfacmh4wkvpm

Energy system resilience – A review

Justinas Jasiūnas, Peter D. Lund, Jani Mikkola
2021 Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews  
A B S T R A C T The term resilience describes the ability to survive and quickly recover from extreme and unexpected disruptions.  ...  This review covers the terminology of energy system resilience and the assessment of a broad landscape of threats mapped with the proposed framework.  ...  Acknowledgments This work was supported by the Nordic Energy Research (project Flex4RES, grant number 76084) and the Research Council at the Academy of Finland (project WISE, grant number 312626).  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.rser.2021.111476 fatcat:nb7qktky7zcj7n7yj3ik4z3fra
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