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Water and climate risks to power generation with carbon capture and storage

Abstract:

Carbon capture and storage (CCS) provides the opportunity to minimize atmospheric carbon emissions from fossil fuel power plants. However, CCS increases cooling water use and few studies have simulated the potential impacts of low flows on CCS power plant reliability. We present a framework to simulate the impacts of natural hydrological variability and climatic changes on water availability for portfolios of CCS capacity and cooling technologies. The methods are applied to the River Trent, t...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
SOGE
Sub department:
Environmental Change Institute
Role:
Author
Publisher:
IOP Publishing Publisher's website
Journal:
Environmental Research Letters Journal website
Publication date:
2016-01-01
ISSN:
1748-9326
Source identifiers:
599217
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uuid:20c2575b-bb22-4fb5-8800-d9a6bacad7de
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pubs:599217
Deposit date:
2016-02-05

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